Eller Family Association

We seek to draw all Ellers and allied families into a cooperative effort.

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'675 Saturdays: Remembering John Crunkleton, Georgia Fan Extraordinaire'
"675 Saturdays: Remembering John Crunkleton, Georgia Fan Extraordinaire"
J.H. attended 675 University of Georgia games in a span of more than 50 years, 
 
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'Acquit 13 Eller Henchmen'
"Acquit 13 Eller Henchmen"
"Jury Frees All in 20 Trial For Vote Terrorism" 
 
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'Adam Eller'
"Adam Eller"
Account of his death; apparent suicide 
 
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'Capone to Kick Eller out of Politics'
"Capone to Kick Eller out of Politics"
"20th Ward Boss is Due to Fade from View After April 1932" 
 
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'Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault'
"Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault"
 
 
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'Dies After Giving Native Town a Church'
"Dies After Giving Native Town a Church"
 
 
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'Eller Dies in Auto Accident'
"Eller Dies in Auto Accident"
 
 
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'I'm Boss,' Eller Tells Jury'
"I'm Boss,' Eller Tells Jury"
"Leader Quizzed on Terrorism in 20th Ward" 
 
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'Immigrant Of Century Ago, John Klein Succumbs at 99'
"Immigrant Of Century Ago, John Klein Succumbs at 99"
 
 
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'In-Law Held in Killing'
"In-Law Held in Killing"
"Joe Roberts, 64 year-old Sautee farmer who was shot in the stomach at his home in..." 
 
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'Killed In Crash'
"Killed In Crash"
 
 
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'Morris Eller Home Bombed by Hoodlums'
"Morris Eller Home Bombed by Hoodlums"
Two persons slightly injured 
 
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'Morris Eller Supplied Guns to 'Bloody 20th' Ward Gangsters'
"Morris Eller Supplied Guns to 'Bloody 20th' Ward Gangsters"
"Promised Protection, Witnesses tell Jury" 
 
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'Precinct Bosses Loyal to Eller, He Got 'Em Jobs'
"Precinct Bosses Loyal to Eller, He Got 'Em Jobs"
"So They Give No Help in Vote Fraud Quiz" 
 
15
'Probe Begun As Man Dies After Bayside Auto Crash'
"Probe Begun As Man Dies After Bayside Auto Crash"
 
 
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'Sealer Sought Bribe, Coal Man on Trial Dwears'
"Sealer Sought Bribe, Coal Man on Trial Dwears"
"Henry V. Krug Accuses Morris Eller in Short Weight Case" 
 
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'Seen and Heard'
"Seen and Heard"
"Who is the young Jewish candidate, Mr. Morris Eller, who is running for alderman..." 
 
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'Two die as a result of house fire'
"Two die as a result of house fire"
A man and his young daughter died early Friday morning as a result of a house fire in the Broadway community. Chief Deputy James Summers of the Wilkes Sheriff’s Office identified them as James Thomas Eller, 45, and Ruby Elaine Eller, 5, who both lived where the fire occurred. 
 
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'Vote For Emanuel Eller for Municipal Judge'
"Vote For Emanuel Eller for Municipal Judge"
 
 
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Eller, Ida
Eller, Ida
 
 
21
Eller, Jessee (1872-1956)
Eller, Jessee (1872-1956)
"Elevator Operator, 71, Is Voted Most Popular Courthouse Employee" 
 
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Higher-Ups Charged in Vote Crimes'
Higher-Ups Charged in Vote Crimes"
Indictment of political "irregularities" for Morris Eller and son in "Bloody 20th Ward" where Eller is described as the "boss." Included is the charge he conspired to kill a rival politician and that he engaged in election day kidnappings and assaults.  
 
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Karl Eller Biography
Karl Eller Biography
Reprinted in the May 1990 "Chronicles"