JOHN W. ELLER.
John W. Eller, oldest child of James H. Eller and Feraby Sanders, was born in Monroe County, Indiana, October 1st, 1841. He was married to Nancy Sanders, March 135h, 1862, in Orange County, Indiana. They rode to their home in Monroe County Indiana, on horseback through the mud, a distance of 55 miles. To them five children were born: Feraby Jane, Aries, Johnnie, Joseph, and Jesse. He enlisted in the United States Army in Bloomington, Indiana, in Company 1, 145th Indiana volunteers, for service in the Civil War. After a few weeks at Camp Carrington, Indianapolis, he went to Tunnelton, Georgia, and remained in the south until discharged at Macon, Georgia, January 21st, 1866. He was made corporal at Macon on March 10th, 1865. He joined the Methodist Episcopal Church at Headings Chapel when sixteen years of age; his schooling consisted of three months, each of thirteen years of subscription school and two years of free school. He has been a life-long Republican. He, with his wife, is spending the closing days of his life at the old home in Monroe County.
FERABY JANE ELLER
Feraby Jane Eller, oldest child of John W. Eller and Nancy Sanders, was born December 6th, 1864. She died August 6th, 1866.
Arie Eller, second child of John W. Eller and Nancy sanders, was born august 11th, 1867. She was married to James Carlton Hendricks, November 16th, 1900. They have one child, James Hazel. Arie joined the Baptist Church at Stanford, Indiana, when seventeen years of age, and is now a member of the First Baptist Church of Bloomington, Indiana. She resides at 521 East Sixth Street, Bloomington, Indiana.
James Hazel Hendricks was born January 16th, 902
JOHN MELVIN ELLER.
John Melvin Eller, third child and first son of John W Eller and Nancy Sanders, was born February 10th, 1873. He was married to Josie Myrtle Koontz, November 29th, 1905. One child, Amos Dillon, was born to this union. Johnnie died March 30th, 1912: the wife died November 3rd, 1910.
Amos Dillon Eller was born May 30th, 1910, died August 3rd, 1910.
JOSEPH MARIAN ELLER.
Joseph Marian Eller, fourth child and second son of John W. Eller and Nancy Sanders, was born July 25th, 1877, died March 14th 1894.
JESSE MADISON ELLER.
Jesse Madison Eller, the fifth child and third son of John W. Eller and Nancy Sanders, was born June 12th, 1879. He was married on Easter Sunday, April 11th, 1909 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, to Alma Wilson, Two children were born to this union: Jesse Lee and Grace Anna.
Jesse Lee Eller was born August 7th, 1910.
Grace Anna Eller was born and died in 1912.