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After living in the Northern part of Indiana, Oscar Herman ELLER returned to Monroe County where, according to J.W. Eller, he was "...engaged in farming and teaming." He spent two years in Oklahoma, where he was a street car motorman. He then was in Kansas City working in the packing houses.
In 1915 he came back to the farm, where he was in 1918 when J.W. Eller wrote his book.
J.W. notes two marriages. For the first in 1907, he is unable to provide a name. However, Dr. Kirk Graham tells us she is Miss. Bass. Dr. Graham also notes a second wife, Pansy Withers, to whom Oscar Eller marries in 1920. 
ELLER, Oscar Herman (I1063)
Alice and her family are from New Kent County. 
BROWNE, Alice (I16549)
Apparently George Powers never formally married although the family says he "lived" with a Black woman for a number of years. He is apparently burried with her. This information is reluctantly confirmed by both Kathrine Ferguson and Irving Powers. Neither apparently knows her name or if there are children.
In the records of Lunenburg County, there are at least two references to George making legal arrangements with the firm of Turnbull and Bell in the period 1891-1894. And he sells land to Josephine Epes on 26 Jan 1894 (db 45, p. 277) and Sallie Gee (db 46, 626). 
POWERS, George (I786)
Barbara Hinchey learned to drive and suring WWI she worked as an ambulance driver in Norfolk, Virginia. Here she drove injured seamen to the local hospital.
With the money she earned, she moved to Seattle. Here she worked as a Dental Assistant at a Veterans Hospital. It was here she met her husband. 
HINCHEY, Gertrude Adeline Barbara (I16109)
205 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. THOMAS, Betty Glenn (I91)
Capt. Marshall was an officer in the Militia. He had ten children including Thomas Marshall. 
MARSHALL, Cpt. John (I16035)
Craig County, Oklahoma is named for Granville Craig. (Bob D. Lynch) 
CRAIG, Granville (I16758)
Cynthia Kirkland says there were seven children including Harriett, from whom she decends. 
BARKSDALE, Terrell (I4996)
Described as a Bachelour of Divinity from Cambridge who lived unmarried. 
POWER, William (I16600)
Dicken shows him as Robert. Joseph Tyrrell shows him as John. 
INGLETON, Robert (I4097)
Died in childhood. 
STANFIELD, Ada V. (I16278)
212 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. POWERS, Eddie Gray , Jr. (I511)
Eleanor and William Anderson moved to Washington, DC. 
CRAIG, Eleanor Ann (I16752)
Eliza Harlan Craig was a descendat of the famous Cherokee woman, Nancy Ward. She and Samuel Craig (Jr.) came over the "Trail of Tears" to Oklahoma with their family. Later they moved to Johnson County, Missouri. (Bob D. Lynch)
HARLAN, Eliza Lucinda (I16757)
For 39 years, Rev. Myles Austin was a highly regarded minister of the Christian (Disciples) Church in Lunenburg County. He was a native of Victoria. 
AUSTIN, Myles McPhail (I2477)
Francis and Nancy Coe of Loudon County, Virginia, took their large family to Pittsylvania County about 1790. They last appeared on the record there in 1821 when they were mentioned as paupers. (Carl Coe) 
COE, Francis Peter (I14068)
From Ireland, immigrated to South Carolina before the Revolutionary War. Became a "Patriot soldier" and served under Sumter & Marion. While they came over from Ireland, they were natives of Scotland. 
BURNS, John (I1300)
Genealogists differ over the father of this Robert Tyrrell. There are several older researchers who believe Robert is the son of William Tyrrell, of Bruyn & Reading. If that were the case, it would tie our family into the English Kings and Queens and back into French Royalty.
It is tempting to accept that research. But along comes O.F. Brown (The Tyrrells of England; Chapter Nine, Printed in Terrell Trails, Summer 1996). He offers clear evidence that Robert's father is, as we show here, William Tyrrold (or Tirroll) a clothier of Reading, England.
Since we know that is the profession of Robert, and with so many other facts that fit, we are persuaded this is the correct father.
Here are Brown's observations, "The legatees of Robert Tyrrold of Hagbourne in the county of Berkshire, whose will was proved on the 13th August 1545, included his four sons, William, David, Richard & Avery. The executor of the will of David Turrolde, husbandman of West Hagbourne, which was proved on the 15th of January 1577/8 was his only son William. In the will of his son, Willyam Tyrrold, yeoman of West Hagbourne, which was proved on 9th October 1587 by his wife Elizabeth, he left land and goods jointly to her and his son Davy. His other two sons, Francys & Robart, inherited 40 pounds plus land, etc., when they reached age of 21 years provided they leave and yield the land to brother Davy, when he reached 21. One of the overseers of the will of David Torrell of Reading, clothier, the probate date of which was 30th October 1632, was his brother, Robert Torrell of Reading, clothier. The will of Francis Tyrroll of Reading, broadweaver, named his brother, Robert Tyrrell as an overseer and had the probate date of the 2nd of October 1838...There appears little doubt that these three brothers, David, Francis & Robert were the sons of William of West Hagbourne."
The name apparently was TYRROLD or TYRRELL in England; it became Tirrell and Terrell generations later in America. We have chose to show the change at this point, but in truth, the change was much more gradual. 
TYRRELL, Robert (I1595)
Glennis POWERS graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Jun 1939. 
POWERS, Glennis (I17)
Haney Terrell operated a tobacco and cattle farm in Lunenburg County. His farm adjoined the farm of his brother-in-law, Harvey Street Powers. 
TERRELL, Thaddeus Haney (I82)
He was also known as "Man" or Dick Terrell (Crider, et.al.) 
TERRELL, Nailing E. (I17089)
Henry's will shows he died wealthy but without heirs. His will clearly mentions brothers and nephews and leaves the bulk of his estate to them and his wife Jane. He leaves his wife half his land and 16 Negro slaves. (Wythe County, VA Will Book 5, p.194)
The absence of children in his will suggests he and Jane had none.
There are apparently at least two and maybe three Henry Ellers about this time. There is THIS Henry, son of Christian, brother to Frederick and half-brother to George. And there appears to be a Henry, who is George's son. And there is a Henry in Rowan County who died about 1805 with very young children.
The other -- as yet unplaced Henry -- is shown as id. number 14,638. 
ELLER, Henry (I769)
Holmes Thomas was a founding partner in the Leesburg, Virginia, insurance company "Armfield, Harrison and Thomas." 
THOMAS, Joseph Holmes (I89)
It appears the Patrick Terrell family, along with the families of his brothers, moved from North Carolina to Weakley County, Tennessee.
John Terrell is reported to have given 39 acres for the township of Dresden (Tenn) where the County Courthouse now stands. 
TERRELL, John Lewis (I9395)
It would appear from a couple letters exchanged between Major S. Temple and Judge O.P. Temple that Major was something of an assistant, legal aide, political operative and business partner to OliverPerry Temple.
They had business dealings in sugar, brown sugar, salt contracts for the Civil War, cotton and cheap land for tobacco.
At one point, he was Superintendent of the Tennessee and Virginia Railroad.
Its clear Major Temple borrowed money from Judge O.P. Temple. In his letter of 1 May 1844, he explains his plan to remary won't impact their "business arrangement" no his expectation to repay O. P. Temple.
Other letters record the killing of his first Buffalo (Ellsworth, Kansas, 11 Apr 1871). 
TEMPLE, Major Samuel (I31)
Its not clear which children are by which wife. Samuel's will refers to six children by Mary. The two infant girls and Lowery (who is not yet 21 at the time of his father's will) seem likely. We suspect Mary, Joseph & Elizabeth as the others. We believe Sampson was the oldest, since he gets the plantation, and therefore from the first wife. 
Unknown, Mary (I15965)
J. W. Eller says he attended Indiana University and then returned home to teach school for three years. He then went to Indianapolis and worked his way through Dental school. He moved then to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he practiced dentistry and was President of the New Mexico Dental Association.
Charles' grandson, Dr. Kirk Graham, provides the following delightful memories. Dr. Charles Asbury Eller and his wife, Alice Marie Howe, arrived in Albuquerque in 1907. Dr. Eller quickly became one of the most prominent dentists in the state of New Mexico, where he was to practice for 53 years.
Dr. Eller was very active in organized dentistry, serving as the Secretary-Treasurer of the New Mexico Dental Association in 1911. He was later to serve as President of that Association in 1931.
Dr. Eller, known as "Charlie" to most who knew him, was also an active Shriner, serving as Grand Potentate of the Ballud Abyad Temple in Albuquerque. He was a charter member of the Albuquerque Kiwanis Club, the Albuquerque Elks Club and the Albuquerque Country Club. He was an avid deer and turkey hunter, and maintained a fishing cabin near El Vada Reservoir in Northern New Mexico.
Charlie was proud of his heritage, and often spoke of his childhood in Indiana. In his later years he suffered from cateracts which he had removed. His eyesight after the surgery, however, was quite compromised.
Charlie was one of this world's worst drivers. Family members would use ingenious creativity and imagination to conjure ways in which to avoid having to ride with "Bampa".
Charlie was also one of the worst dressers in the state. His idea of conservative dress was to wear plaid shirt, contrasting plaid tie, and conservative striped pants.
I write this message a full 22 years after his passing. Dentists across the state still come up and relive charming, funny stories about "Charlie". He was one of a kind, and he is missed by all who knew him. Charlie, my Grandfather. Kirk Graham 
ELLER, Charles Asbury (I1062)
228 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. POWERS, Jeffery Taylor (I573)
Jeptha Terrell was in the North Carolina Militia on 08 Oct 1754 in Cpt. Sugar Jones' Company, William Eaton's Regiment (Muster Roll, NC Colonial Records, Vol. XXII, p.378). There appear to be two wives mentioned in various records. It is possible they are the same person, but it seems unlikely. And there is at least some doubt about which children belong to which wife. However, in his will he left his estate to his wife "Margaret" and, at her death, to three children named in the will (sons Patrick, John & Jeptha) (which we believe were her children).
That will was filed in Granville County 18 Nov 1809 and was proved Feb 1811.
Jeptha's death is also recorded in the "North Carolina Star" on 8 Nov 1810. 
TERRELL, Jeptha (I1896)
John A. Terrell, Jr. says James Terrell came to North Carolina from Caroline County, Virginia by way of Cumberland County, Virginia. He notes that on 29 Jul 1761, Lord Granville granted 700 acres to James Terrell in Granville County, NC. This land is on the north side of the Tar River and on both sides of Mill Run. Order Book 1755-1758, p. 32. Historian Don C. Terrell ("The Terrell Family, " 1988) says he lived in Caroline County, although he purchased -- with his brother Joel and Henry and brother-in-law David Lewis -- land in Goochland. James Terrell became a Cornet (something like a Lieutenant) in the British Army on 09 Apr 1742. Later, a James Terrell that could be "our line," is listed as a Sergeant in Cpt. Mercer's company in the Colonial Virginia (under Gen. George Washington) army.
The children listed below are from James' will, found in Cumberland County, Virginia and dated 18 October 1766.
John Terrell says there are records in Cumberland County of all the male heirs selling their land in Cumberland County and moving to places along the Virginia-Carolina border (Halifax Va & Caswell NC). 
TERRELL, James (I1582)
231 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ELLER, John Clinton (I14494)
John L. Terrell never married. 
TERRELL, John L. (I17083)
233 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. PAYNTER, John Clayton (I43)
John Terrell was a clother in Berkes, Reading, England. 
TERRELL, John (I1623)
Joseph Terrell was named in the land lottery in Georgia as a Revolutionary War soldier. Historian Don Terrell ("The Terrell Family," 1988) also lists him as a Revolutionary war soldier.
He moved to Elbert County, Georgia, in 1791. He bought 270 acres of land 28 Sep 1791. Joseph sold his land in Halifax County, Virginia, 25 Nov 1791. In an 1850 Georgia census, he notes his son Joseph R. Terrell was born in Virginia. Three of Joseph's children (Margaret, James and John) moved to Jefferson County, Alabama. 
TERRELL, Joseph (I1669)
Letty Edwards was only about 15 when she married Benjamin Breedlove, a man in his mid 30's. 
EDWARDS, Lettice "Letty" (I15999)
Like his brother and father, Glenn Love worked in the tobacco industry. 
LOVE, Chalmers Glenn (I2483)
Lowery Power was still a minor when his father died about 1751. This leads to our speculation that his mother was the second wife, Mary. 
POWER, Lowery (I15998)
Luther and Alma Cooper were killed by a drunk driver as they were on their way to church. 
COOPER, Luther Boyd , Jr. (I15821)
Manry Craig was "...a woman of fine judgement, superior business ability and a strong will. She was unusually gentile and amiable. When left a widdow, in 1822, with seven minor children, she managed her estate so well that it nearly doubled in value by the time the youngest child became of age." (Mary B. Temple, "Notable Men Of Tennessee.") 
CRAIG, Mary McCoy "Polly" (I59)
Marie or Mary, both names appear. 
TERRELL, Mary (I1624)
Mark and Margaret were twins 
MITCHELL, Margaret (I16938)
Mark and Margaret were twins. 
MITCHELL, Mark (I16937)
Mark Bailey believes this person to be a Miss Rogers. 
ROGERS, Unknown (I2536)
Milford Rudd was a tobacco farmer who also raised dairy cattle. He cared for both is morther and father into their 80's or 90's at their Lunenburg County farm. That farm, known as Chaptico, was located where there once had been a central garage for a narrow guage railroad that carried timber from the rural parts of Lunenburg and Mecklenburg County to South Hill, where it was transfered to a regular guage railroad.
Milford loved to play "practical jokes" especially on his nieces and nephews. These "jokes" are legendary, including the time he invited the author (then about 5 and dressed in his Sunday best) to "pull the calf's tail..." and not to dare let-go. Milford also provided this author's first experience with chewing tobacco (not a pleasent one, we might add).
When Milford's father was in his 90's, and suffering from poor eyesight, he was taking a basket of corn to feed some of the catle. A bull attacked him and broke his collar bone and caused other injuries. Mr. Rudd never fully recovered. Milford took a gun and went out in the field and shot the bull.
After the death of his wife, Elizabeth; he moved to South Hill and invited his widdowed sister Hettie Spencer (RIN #00204) to live with him. She stayed till her death. The a second sister, Lillie Ey (RIN #00383) moved in till his death. 
RUDD, William Milford (I122)
Milton Atkins shows a birth date of 1879. 
PAYNTER, Robert Lee (Buddy) (I823)
Mr. Barker sold Mobile Homes in Roxboro, NC until his death in 1996. 
BARKER, Cecil Edward (I16609)
248 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. BARKER, Maurice Lee , Jr. (I16510)
249 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. PENISTON, Priscilla Hearn "Perc" (I16413)
Nicols is mentioned as Letty's husband in several legal documents. Julius NICOLS and Letty EDWARDS had five children. 
NICOLS, Julius (I16029)

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