The Eller Chronicles


Vol. IV NO 3. THE ELLER FAMILY ASSOCIATION AUGUST 1990

  PIONEER ELLER FAMILIES OF MISSOURI, MY ELLER FAMILY OF BUNCOMBE CO., N.C. AND COOPER CO., MISSOURI, and MISCELLANEOUS ELLER RECORDS

by

EDITH D. LYLE
15900 E. 45th Place, Independence, Missouri, 64055

PHOTOS of ELLERS of COOPER CO ., MO


DAVID ELLER
(1822-1864)
Shortly before his murder.

David Eller

Photo below.
DAVID ELLER”S Wife & Children.

1st . row left to right (seated): Nancy Eller; Martha Jane Oglesby Elle Harriet Malvina (Eller) Shirley.
2nd row: Standing, left to right: Mollie (Mary Eller) McFarland; Will Eller;
Mattie (Martha Eller) Knaus;
Betty (Elizabeth Eller) Kepner;
Lucretia (Eller) Moore

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Edith D. Lyle sent some additions and corrections for this article in to the November issue of The Eller Chronicles. I have entered them here, looking like this. [ADE]

EDITH D. LYLE
15900 E. 45th STREET PL.
INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055


PIONEER FAMILIES of MISSOURI, p., 398 ,

JACOB, JOSEPH, & DANIEL ELLER were born and raised in Maryland*.

of these:
JACOB ELLER m. MARGARET WILLARD ,
and had following children:
Philip; George; Daniel; John; Sally; Susan; Margaret; Jacob Jr.; ELIAS ,

Of these:
(1). JACOB ELLER JR m. ELIZABETH GRIMES* and settled In Calloway Co., Mo., 1837. (* m.13 Nov 1826, Frederick Mo., Md.,).
Issue:
Warner*; Willard; John Thomas; Ann Maria; Martha Ann; Elizabeth. (*m. 8 May 1856, Calloway Co., MARY JANE RIDGEWAY).

(2). ELIAS ELLER (b 1805) settled Audrain Co., 1838. He m. MARY STANDERFORD* of Virginia.
(*m. 4 Max 1830, Ohio Co., W.Va.).
Issue:
Abraham; Lizzle; Eleanor H; Margaret J.; Mary A; Susan V; George E; Rachel; Joseph; William.

*Edith Lyle Note: I believe JACOB, JOSEPH, & DANIEL ELLER were sons of HENRY ELLER of Frederick Co., Md.

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“HISTORY OF CALLAWAY CO (MO) .p. 860-861 ,
"WILLIAM ELLER was born 7 Apr 1833, Marshall Co., W. Va, son of ELIAS ELLER born In Maryland. His mother was MARY STANDIFORD ELLER,b. & married In Va.
About 1839 they came to Missouri and settled south of Mexico In Audrain Co. Mr. (Elias) Eller died May 1880 about 79 years old, and his wife died in 1863, about age 60.

"His brother, JACOB (JACOB ELLER JR) came to Missouri and settled In Callway Co., where he died about 1866 leaving a widow, ELIZABETH (GRIMES).

“ELIAS ELLER had a family of eight:
William, the subject; Abram who d. In May 1883, Audrain Co., age 10; Elizabeth, wife of George Haley; Ellen, now In Ky; Margaret, wife of Frank Killgore of Callaway; Mary, wife of Jess Bright, now in Montana; Susan, deceased, wife of Clifton Black of Audrain Co.; George, now of Audrain Co.

"In March 1878, William Eller (the subject) came to Callaway Co., and secured 400 acres. He fought under General (Sterling) Price, and was In the Battles of Lexington, Pea Ridge (Arkansas), and Big Black, near Vicksburg. Was captured in Vicksburg and confined 22 months on Johnson's Island.

Edith Lyle Note see "Eller Chronicals". May 1988 & August 1988 for other genealogical records on this family.

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By: Edith Lyle, 6-9-1990
Page 1 of 18


ELLER FAMILY
By Edith Dayton Lyle (Descendant)
15900 E. 45th Place
Independence, Mo. 64055
9 June 1990

(MY) ELLER FAMILY OF BUNCOMBE CO., N.C.

and
COOPER CO., MISSOURI

Sources:
Elizabeth (Eller) Kepner Bible Records.
Census Records of Buncombe Co., N.C. and Cooper Co., Mo.
Misc. Records of Buncombe Co., N.C. and Cooper Co., Mo.
Obituaries.
Tombstone records.
old family letters.
Will of Jacob Eller. Rec 8 Nov 1847. Cooper Co., Mo.
Probate Records, Cooper Co., Mo.
History of Howard & Cooper cos ( Mo) , pub 1883.
DAR Records.
Family legend.
Personal knowledge.

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By: Edith Lyle, 6-9-1990
Page 2 . of 18

JACOB ELLER, III (Jacob, Jacob) (3d generation/America) Son of RW Soldier, ("The Rascal"), JACOB ELLER, & Mary BEEFLE.