Louisa Eller

1873–1931 (Age 58)
Henry,, MO

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Eller was born in 1873, her father, Henry Porter Eller, was 31 and her mother, Martha Susan Hendricks, was 19. She married John Benjamin Gamlin on 16 March 1898, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Blairstown, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Bogard Township, Henry, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 December 1931, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

John Benjamin Gamlin
Louisa Eller
Marriage: 16 March 1898
Roy Lee Gamlin

Spouse and Children

16 March 1898
Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Porter Eller


    Martha Susan Hendricks




    Thomas H. Eller




    Jessie May Eller


    Albert H. Eller


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Louisa L Eller in household of Henry P Eller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa L Gamlin in household of John B Gamlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louisa L Gamlin in household of John B Gamlin, "United States Census, 1920"

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