Eller Family Association

We seek to draw all Ellers and allied families into a cooperative effort.

Jesse Benjamin "J. Ben" ELLER, (Rev.)

Jesse Benjamin "J. Ben" ELLER, (Rev.)

Male 1882 - 1966  (83 years)

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  • Name Jesse Benjamin "J. Ben" ELLER 
    Suffix (Rev.) 
    Born 1 Oct 1882  Madison County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jun 1966  Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Jun 1966  Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I251  Jacob Eller
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 

    Father William Elbert ELLER,   b. 29 Jan 1846, Madison County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1911, Mars Hill, Madison County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Edith BRANSON,   b. 20 Feb 1846, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1897, Mars Hill, Madison County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1867  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth COZART,   b. 28 Jul 1890, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1980, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Judith Sarah ELLER
     2. Ruth Bragg ELLER,   b. 20 Nov 1919,   d. 1 May 1993, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Jessie Benjamin "Ben Jr." ELLER,   b. 3 Dec 1921,   d. 22 Aug 1923  (Age 1 years)
     4. Jane Elizabeth ELLER
     5. Luke Branson ELLER,, (M.D.),   b. 2 Feb 1927,   d. 6 Apr 1966  (Age 39 years)
     6. James Coite ELLER,   b. 13 Mar 1932,   d. 10 Oct 1955  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2016 21:54:32 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eller, J. Ben  (1882-1966)
    Eller, J. Ben (1882-1966)

  • Notes 
    • Rev. J. Ben Eller was the first Eller reared in Buncombe and MadisonCounties, North Carolina to attend college. He graduated from MarsHill Junior College and Wake Forest University. He then graduatedfrom Louisville Theological Seminary and pastored churches in Virgniaand North Carolina. He was very successful in his ministerial workand received much recognition throughout the region.