Rebecca Jane Eller

2 May 1854–9 September 1923 (Age 69)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Eller was born on 2 May 1854, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Eller, was 40 and her mother, Susan Hawkins, was 39. She married Marcus Caudill on 12 March 1871, in Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Piney Creek Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Grassy Creek Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 September 1923, in Grassy Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Helton, Ashe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Caudill
1848–1923
Rebecca Jane Eller
1854–1923
Marriage: 12 March 1871
Tamsey Jane Caudill
1876–1962
Mary E. Caudill
1878–
William Horton Caudill
1879–
Susann Caudill
1883–1963
David Jackson Caudill
1886–1958
Alice Ida Caudill
1890–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1871
Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 8

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Rebecca Eller in household of John Eller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca J Caudill in household of Mark Caudill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebecca J Caudill in household of Mark Caudill, "United States Census, 1910"

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