- [S1] JW1918, J. W. Eller, (-- The Eller Chronicles, Vol VIII #3 (Aug 1993) pages 176-193)), TEC p 184R - JW p 15
JOHN W. ELLER.
John W. Eller, oldest child of James H. Eller and Feraby Sanders, wasborn in Monroe County, Indiana, October 1st, 1841. He was married toNancy Sanders, March 135h, 1862, in Orange County, Indiana. They rodeto 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 StatesArmy 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 southuntil discharged at Macon, Georgia, January 21st, 1866. He was madecorporal at Macon on March 10th, 1865.
- [S3] continued., He joined the Methodist Episcopal Church at Headings Chapel whensixteen years of age; his schooling consisted of three months, each ofthirteen years of subscription school and two years of free school. Hehas been a life-long Republican. He, with his wife, is spending theclosing days of his life at the old home in Monroe County.