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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'Chelyan Man Found Dead of Gunshot'
"Chelyan Man Found Dead of Gunshot"
Death ruled a suicide 
 
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'Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault'
"Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault"
 
 
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'Coffeeville Man Suicide Victim'
"Coffeeville Man Suicide Victim"
Armstrong, Frank Bates (1896-1933) 
 
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'Dies After Giving Native Town a Church'
"Dies After Giving Native Town a Church"
 
 
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'Dixon Eller Closed Up His General Store in Clarksville and Came to the Reunion'
"Dixon Eller Closed Up His General Store in Clarksville and Came to the Reunion"
https://www.ellerfamilyassociation.com/chronicles/nov94/nov94p2.html 
 
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'Eller Dies in Auto Accident'
"Eller Dies in Auto Accident"
 
 
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'Herman Eller: The Man and the Farmer'
"Herman Eller: The Man and the Farmer"
Clay County Progress
12 Aug 2021
By Lorrie Ross 
 
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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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'Jim Eller of Bluford is Killed'
"Jim Eller of Bluford is Killed"
 
 
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'Killed In Crash'
"Killed In Crash"
 
 
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'Looking back at 'The Law Ground and the vote''
"Looking back at 'The Law Ground and the vote'"
Clay County Progress
8 Sep 2022
By Maria Barnes 
 
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'Mildred Fisher: Burn victim dies'
Colvard, Mildred (1907-1990)
"Mildred Fisher: Burn victim dies" Colvard, Mildred (1907-1990)
 
 
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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" 
 
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'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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'Youngblood signs Nashville recording, writing deal'
"Youngblood signs Nashville recording, writing deal"
 
 
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'Asking for Divorce'
'Asking for Divorce'
 
 
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'Asking for Divorce'
'Asking for Divorce'
 
 
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Eller, George K.
Eller, George K.
 
 
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Eller, Ida
Eller, Ida
 
 
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Eller, Jessee (1872-1956)
Eller, Jessee (1872-1956)
"Elevator Operator, 71, Is Voted Most Popular Courthouse Employee" 
 
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Eller, Richard Lee (1915-1949)
Eller, Richard Lee (1915-1949)
"3-State Alarm for Stabbing Suspect Given"
Richard Eller stabbed by A.S. McCracken 
 
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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" 
 
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Matthew Hinton found guilty in death of 5-month-old
Matthew Hinton found guilty in death of 5-month-old
 
 
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Sheriff's office identifies Esko motorcyclist killed in crash Wednesday
Sheriff's office identifies Esko motorcyclist killed in crash Wednesday