Mary Paulina Eller

17 April 1874–26 January 1955 (Age 80)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Paulina

When Mary Paulina Eller was born on 17 April 1874, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Harrison Eller, was 33 and her mother, Martha Caroline Brown, was 39. She married George Washington Elledge on 9 June 1892, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Reddies River Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Mulberry Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 26 January 1955, in Mulberry, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Marshville, Union, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Elledge
Mary Paulina Eller
Marriage: 9 June 1892
Percy Commodore Elledge
Bessie E Elledge
Eunice Mae Elledge
Martha M Elledge
Spencer A Elledge
Shuba Thomas Elledge
Hettie Ruth Elledge
Pansy Clara Elledge
Homer Elledge
Paul Roscoe Elledge
Lucy or Lucena Elledge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1892Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1877 · Last Troops Leave
    Age 3
    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 22
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’.German: habitational name from any of the places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin.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 (33)

    • Mary Pauline Eller in entry for Lucena Elledge Owens, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • Plima Elledge in household of George W Elledge, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Plina Eller in entry for Roscoe Elledge and Fern Billings, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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