James Marvin Eller

26 October 1923–9 June 1995 (Age 71)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Marvin

When James Marvin Eller was born on 26 October 1923, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Percy CLEVELAND Eller, was 34 and his mother, Ora Mae Eller, was 21. He lived in Lewis Fork Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1995, in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Ora Mae Eller
Miss Eller
James Marvin Eller
Raymond Vaughn Eller

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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 (2)

  • James M Eller in household of Percy C Eller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Marvin Eller, "Find A Grave Index"

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