Marion Alexander Fellers

Brief Life History of Marion Alexander

When Marion Alexander Fellers was born on 29 April 1819, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Gefeller, was 39 and his mother, Anna Maurice, was 26. He married Elizabeth Ann Harrold on 6 November 1839, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1870.

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Family Time Line

Marion Alexander Fellers
1819–1870
Elizabeth Ann Harrold
1822–1889
Marriage: 6 November 1839
Carroll Monroe Fellers
1842–1911
Mary R. Fellers
1849–
Henry C. Fellers
1844–
William George Fellers
1846–1925
John N. Fellers
1851–
Franklin Fellers
1855–1926
Martha Fellers
1858–
George T Fellers
1859–1897

Sources (16)

  • Marion A Fellers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marion Hellers, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Marion G Fellows, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1820 · Making Land more affordable

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Feller .

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

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