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John Jacob "Jake" ELLER, Jr.

John Jacob "Jake" ELLER, Jr.[1]

Male 1754 - 1863  (108 years)

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  • Name John Jacob "Jake" ELLER 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 20 Mar 1754  Montgomery County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1863  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1  Jacob Eller
    Links To This person is also Johann Jacob Eller Jr. (I32376158229 ) in the McKillip Family tree on this site
    It is believed Jacob remarried after leaving his family and moving to Tennessee. 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 

    Father Immigrant Jacob ELLER, Sr.,   b. 1715, Rieschweiler, Sudwestpfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Maria Eva GETCHEY (KETCHEY / Goettgen),   b. 17 Aug 1732, Palatinate Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1753  Red Hill, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • in St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Marlena BIFFLE,   b. Abt 1758, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1837, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 7 May 1776  Davidson County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1806 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Betsy" ELLER,   b. Abt 1780, Probably Sullivan County, North Carolina (now Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1837, Buncombe County, North Carolina (will probated this date) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     2. Female ELLER,   b. Abt 1782, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Susannah "Sukey" ELLER,   b. Abt 1787, North Carolina (now Sullivan County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1864, Dillard, Rabun County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +4. Rosanna ELLER,   b. Abt 1787, Sullivan County, North Carolina ( Now Tenn.) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     5. Martha "Patsy" ELLER,   b. 1785,   d. 1850  (Age 65 years)
     6. Jacob ELLER, III,   b. 25 Dec 1789, North Carolina (now Sullivan County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1847, Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. Joseph ELLER,   b. Abt 1792/93, Sullivan County, North Carolina ( Now Tenn.) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1863, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     8. Adam ELLER,   b. 25 Jan 1795, What is now Sullivan County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1870, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Winterbower 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F5938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • EFA Research - People
    'Jake the Rascal'
By Charlotte Eller Marshall
    "Jake the Rascal" By Charlotte Eller Marshall
    'Jacob Eller, Jr. and Mary Biffle Eller: Early WNC Pioneers'
    "Jacob Eller, Jr. and Mary Biffle Eller: Early WNC Pioneers"
    by Janie Eller Porter
    Feb. 1988 - Eller Chronicles

    Eller, Jacob (Immigrant)
    Eller, Jacob (Immigrant)
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  • Notes 
    • The number and order of children remain incomplete. Mary Eller mayhave been the Marlena Buffel who married Johann Jacob Eller on 7 May1776 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Ancestry: "Ballew/Edmonds/Allied Families(s) Tree, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/7820468/person/-3277212/facts.