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Jacob Aswell Eller

Jacob Aswell Eller

Male 1914 - 1944  (30 years)

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  • Name Jacob Aswell Eller 
    Born 15 Oct 1914 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1944  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8001  George Michael Eller
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2020 

    Father James Luke Eller,   b. 24 Jan 1870, Ashe Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1947  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Bertha Tharpe,   b. 07 May 1882,   d. 01 Aug 1975  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1909 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Eller, Jacob A. (1914-1944)
    Eller, Jacob A. (1914-1944)
    Plot: Section:12

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Aswell, third child of James Luke and Bertha (Tharpe) Eller, never married. He mostly worked on the farm and lived at home. Just before World War II, he was working at the Edgewater Arsenal in Maryland and was drafted into the army. He served overseas for two years and was killed near Aachen, Germany, 19 Nov 1944. He was in the 29th Infantry Division that was hard hit during the war. He was a Technical Sergeant in the 175th Infantry, Company M.
      He was re-interred at Arlington National Cemetery.