Eller Family Association

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John Chrisley "Chris" ELLER

John Chrisley "Chris" ELLER

Male 1837 - 1903  (65 years)

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  • Name John Chrisley "Chris" ELLER 
    Born 18 Oct 1837  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1903  Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Feb 1903  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I142  Jacob Eller
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 

    Father Adam ELLER,   b. 25 Jan 1795, What is now Sullivan County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1870, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsy" FIELDS,   b. 24 Feb 1796, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1867, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1816  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hommoleketh Jane PATTERSON,   b. 15 Jun 1842, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1884, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1858  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Jacob ELLER,   b. 1860,   d. 1889, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Joseph Adam "Big Joe" ELLER,   b. 11 Feb 1862, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1947, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Leah Elizabeth Jane "Jenny" ELLER,   b. 25 Feb 1864, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 77 years)
     4. Martha Saphronia "Nannie" ELLER,   b. 18 Apr 1871, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1954, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 21:54:32 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Hamilton ELLER),   b. Abt 1833, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1884  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 21:54:32 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Nancy JENKINS 
    Married 27 Jan 1890  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 21:54:32 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1837 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jan 1858 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1884 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1890 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1903 - Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Feb 1903 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Birth on his tombstone incorrect.
      After the death of his first wife, John Chrisley Eller became addictedto alchohol. Family legend has it that he, like others of his day madewhiskey in his own still, but in his case he drank all that he made.