|Vol. II NO 2.||THE ELLER FAMILY ASSOCIATION||MAY 1988|
|THE JACOB ELLER FAMILY OF ROANOKE, VIRGINIA||p.35|
|QUERIES||pp. 44 , 59 , 62|
|JAY VERNARD ELLER||p.45|
|ADMIRAL EARNEST McNEILL ELLER||p.58|
|DESCENDANTS OF JAKOB ELLER (Germany)||p.60|
|IMMIGRANT HENRY ELLER, SR. & ELIZABETH BIGLER||p.63|
|DESCENDNTS OF HENRY ELLER (1815-1891)||p.66|
|PAST REUNIONS OF THE HARVEY ELLER FAMILY||p.68|
|FAMILY GROUP AND ANCESTRAL CHART DATA||pp.71-75|
|NATIONAL ELLER REUNION, ROWAN CO.,NC, 1989,|
with a questionnaire to be returned
|TREASURER'S REPORT & FIRST 4 DIRECTORS||p.80|
The FIRST NATIONAL ELLER REUNION will be held in 1989 in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC. see pp. 76-77 for further information. The exact date and other details of this projected 3-day conference on Eller genealogy and family history will be announced later by: Co-chairpersons, Charlotte Eller Marshall and Kathy Schoen.
ALL ELLER AND ALLIED FAMILY MEMBERS in he u.s., Germany and other countries are invited regardless of specific Eller lineage or membership in the the Eller Family Association. The event may prove to be international in scope since invitations are extended world-wide.
BE SURE TO FILL OUT THE QUESTIONAIRE AND RETURN TO KATHY SCHOEN AND BEGIN NOW TO PLAN TO BE IN SALISBURY, NC IN 1989.Copy of the May 1988 cover of "The Eller Chronicles"
THE ELLER FAMILY ASSOCIATION
|J. Gerald Eller
Rt. #2 Box 145-D
Whittier, NC 28789
|Jannie Eller Porter
1709 Fernwood Ct.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
|Charlotte Eller Marshall
605 SE Park Ave
Corvallis, OR 97333
Co-editors of Newsletter: Juanita F. and J. Gerald Eller, Address above.
ANNUAL DUES $15.00, includes membership in the Eller Family Association and a year's subscription to the Newsletter. $4.50 per copy to non-members. Memberships renewable as of Nov. 1 each year.
Elle which means a yard, as in a unit of measurement. The E-1-1-e-r spelling has remained remarkably standard, although variations including E-1-e-r, A-1-1-e-r, and E-1-1-a-r have been found in records referring to a Jacob Eller descendant. There are literally scores of persons (and a few place names) with E-1-1-e-r spelling in West Germany today. Eller immigrants continued to come to the United States well into the nineteenth century so that there are numerous ELLER families in various sections of the country who appear to have no connection with the Roanoke County, Virginia, family.
The problem of identification for Jacob Eller begins in America as early as the mid-eighteenth century. Between the 1740s and 1810s no fewer than twenty adult E-1-1-e-r males