Eller Family Association

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

John Eller, Sr.

John Eller, Sr. [1, 2]

Male Abt 1769 - 1823  (~ 54 years)

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  • Name John Eller 
    Suffix Sr.  
    Born Abt 1769  Frederick County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1823  Purlear, Wilkes Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Robert Cleveland Burial Ground, one mile from New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Purlear, Wilkes County, NC (no marker) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I10  George Michael Eller
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2020 

    Father Peter Eller,   b. 1 Apr 1746, Frederick County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Ashe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsy" Dick,   b. 1749, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1844, Ashe Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Abt 1767  Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Kerns,   b. Abt 1765,   d. 10 Apr 1853, Wilkes Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 05 Nov 1792  Rowan County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Simeon Eller,   b. 08 Sep 1794, Ashe Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1850, Wilkes Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. David Eller,   b. 11 Apr 1796,   d. 18 Mar 1870, Jefferson County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +3. Rachel Eller,   b. 12 Apr 1800,   d. 26 Dec 1850  (Age 50 years)
     4. Absalom Eller,   b. 17 Feb 1803, Ashe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1879  (Age 75 years)
     5. Peter Eller,   b. 17 Mar 1805, Ashe Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1872, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +6. Delilah Gazia Eller,   b. 15 Feb 1808, Ashe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Eller, Jr.,   b. 17 Mar 1798, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1876, Lewis Fork Creek, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Mary "Polly" Eller,   b. 17 Feb 1810,   d. 11 Jun 1898  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Eller, John (1760-1823) Revolutionary War Information
    Eller, John (1760-1823) Revolutionary War Information
    Sons of American Revolution application 29 Oct 1942, tracing back to John Eller (1760-1823) service in the American Revolution.
    Note: We do not believe this is the John Eller, SON of George and from the Christian Eller line (as shown in this chart). It closely matches the John Eller, son of Peter Eller of the George Michael line.

    Headstones
    Eller, John Sr. (1769-1823)
    Eller, John Sr. (1769-1823)
    Birth year estimated to be between 1767 and 1769. Note that this monument is a cenotaph, not a grave-marker.

    Books
    'Graybill/Stoker/Eller/Smith/Koons/Pitt Connections'
    "Graybill/Stoker/Eller/Smith/Koons/Pitt Connections"
    American Publishing Company - Copied here are pages 119-123 which cover the Eller portion of this book.

  • Sources 
    1. [S97] "Eller Family in America", Reese, Michael Alan, (Donning Company, 184 Business Park Drive, Suite 206, VA Beach, VA), ISBN: 978-1-57864-1., p.21.

    2. [S100] Eller, A. William "Bill" ; "Descendants of George Michael Eller, the immigrant, following only the lineage of Robert Tracy Eller", (Family Search Website), p.36 41-59.