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Family: John W. ELLER / Nancy SANDERS (F62)  [1, 2

m. 13 Mar 1862

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  • John W. ELLERFather | Male
    John W. ELLER

    Born  1 Oct 1841  Monroe Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  13 Mar 1862  Orange Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James H. ELLER | F61 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Feraby SANDERS | F61 Group Sheet 

    Nancy SANDERSMother | Female
    Nancy SANDERS


    Feraby Jane ELLERChild 1 | Female
    Feraby Jane ELLER

    Born  6 Dec 1864   
    Died  6 Aug 1866   

    Arie ELLERChild 2 | Female
    Arie ELLER

    Born  11 Aug 1867   
    Spouse  James Carlton HENDRICKS | F63 
    Married  16 Nov 1900   

    John Melvin ELLERChild 3 | Male
    John Melvin ELLER

    Born  10 Feb 1873   
    Died  30 Mar 1912   
    Spouse  Josie Myrtle KOOTZ | F64 
    Married  29 Nov 1905   

    Joseph Marian ELLERChild 4 | Male
    Joseph Marian ELLER

    Born  25 Jul 1877   
    Died  14 Mar 1894   

    Jesse Madison ELLERChild 5 | Male
    Jesse Madison ELLER

    Born  12 Jun 1879   
    Spouse  Alma WILSON | F65 
    Married  11 Apr 1909  Lawrenceville, GA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [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.