Joseph Eller

1 January 1812–28 June 1893 (Age 81)
Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Eller was born on 1 January 1812, in Miami, Ohio, United States, his father, John Eller, was 16 and his mother, Sarah Burkett, was 20. He married Sarah Friend on 1 January 1835, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Union MM, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 June 1893, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Eller
Sarah Friend
Marriage: 1 January 1835
Henry Eller
Susannah Eller
Elizabeth Eller
Rebecca A Eller
John Eller
Mary Eller
Harriet Eller
Sarah Eller

Spouse and Children

1 January 1835
Miami, Ohio, United States


    Henry Eller


    Susannah Eller


    Elizabeth Eller


    Rebecca A Eller


    John Eller


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World Events (8)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 4

Indiana is the 19th state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’.2 German: habitational name from places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin.3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Heller , reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Eller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Eller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Eller, "United States Census, 1880"

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