James Knox Polk Beller

4 May 1849–19 June 1886 (Age 37)
Jefferson, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Knox Polk

When James Knox Polk Beller was born on 4 May 1849, in Jefferson, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States, his father, Peter Beller, was 48 and his mother, Evaline "Aveline" Campbell, was 37. He married Sarah E. Brown on 9 January 1870, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Jefferson Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1870. He died on 19 June 1886, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Elmwood, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knox Polk Beller
Sarah E. Brown
Marriage: 9 January 1870
Mary O. Beller
Vindittia Ellen Beller
Loammi Milton Beller
Almeda Beller

Spouse and Children

9 January 1870
Boone, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1854: Carroll, Arkansas, United States; 1869: Boone, Arkansas, United States

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1869: Carroll, Arkansas, United States; 1869: Boone, Arkansas, United States

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Bell 1.2 German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Westphalia.3 German: nickname from Middle High German bellen ‘to pinch’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James P Beller in household of Evaline Beller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James P Beller in household of Peter Beller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James K P Bellar in household of Peter Bellar, "United States Census, 1850"

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