Eller Family Association

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

Eller Conferences

For more than 30 years, the Eller Family Association has met every two years to discuss family history, make connections and socalize.


2021 Conference
Hayesville, NC

The Eller Family Association has booked the “Hinton Rural Life Center” in Hayesville, North Carolina, for the 2021 Biennial Conference scheduled for July 15-18, 2021. The Hinton Center is operated by the United Methodist Church and is located on Lake Chatuge in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina. It is directly across the lake from Hiawassee, GA.

conference photos

The building we will use has 15 bedrooms, each with a queen bed and private bath. It has a large communal kitchen and living room on the main floor, and then a large meeting space on the lower floor. It is a 3- story building with stairs between and external access to both the main and lower floors. They also have several multi-bedroom houses available for families.

Booking of rooms for the Nadine Johnson Retreat House will be done directly through Steve Eller (ellerpop1@yahoo.com; 706-318-7826).. Booking of other accommodations at the Hinton Center is to be done through the Hinton Center (828-389-8336 info@hintoncenter.org). And registration for the conference can be made on THIS FORM.

[ Hinton Center for Rural Life ]


2019 Conference
Wilkesboro, NC

The 16th Biennial Conference was held in Wilksboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, from July 24th-28th, 2019. Fifty-eight people attended one or more conference activity. We enjoyed meeting new Ellers and renewing friendships with Ellers we'd met before.

conference photos

[ 2019 Conference Information & Photos ]


Previous Conferences

We've had conferences for thirty years. We haven't found photos from the earlier ones. But here's a look back at the last several.

[ 2017 | 2015 | 2013 | 2011 | 2009 \ 2007 | 2005 ]