Thursday, March 10, 2016

Charles A. Eller

Charles A. Eller

PARENTS: Absolam T. Eller and Catherine Yoho

Problem: Was he born in Wetzel Co., or Marshall Co., WV?  Obituary lists, Wetzel Co., WV.  Vernon Anderson lists, Marshall Co., WV.

MARRIAGE: 9 Oct 1897 in Wetzel Co., WV.  He was 27 and she was 20.  Her father, Jackson Yoho gave his consent.
(Source: Wetzel Co., WV, Marriage Book 8, page 312 - furnished by Clarice Stanley)

RELATIONSHIP: Charles A. Eller and his wife, Elizabeth Yoho, were 2nd cousins, 1 generation removed.  Their common ancestor was Peter Yoho.

Problem: Was the date of marriage, 9 Oct 1896 as listed in the obituary or 9 Oct 1897 as listed by Vernon Anderson and Clarice Stanley?

CENSUS: #357-360 Franklin District Marshall Co 1900
Yoho, Jackson head abt 74 wd WV WV WV, Eller, Lizza dau 22 Jun 1877 m3 1/1 WV WV WV,
Charles s-i-l 30 May 1870 m3 WV WV WV, Beryl gson 2 Mar 1898 WV
(Furnished by Vernon Anderson)

Census: 1910, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor Dist., #189-196
    Charles Eller, 40, 13 years, WV WV WV, farmer
    Elizabeth, 33, 5/5, WV WV WV
    Berrel, 12, WV WV WV; Oafey, 9, WV WV WV; Yansell, 7, WV WV WV
    Sherman, 5, WV WV WV; Neva, 1 7/12, WV WV WV
    Cassey Marne, 15, niece [Both names probably mispelled, Cassie Maine. REH]

DEATH: Charles A. Eller died of cerebral hemorrhage on 15 May 1938 at Proctor,
Wetzel Co., WV at the age of 68 years, 0 months, 21 days.


OBITUARY: Charles A. Eller of Wetzel County Dies
Charles A. Eller, 68, widely known Wetzel county farmer, died unexpectedly at 5 o'clock Sunday morning [15 May 1938] at his home in Proctor district, [Wetzel Co., WV], on Proctor rural route 1.  He was stricken with apoplexy just after arising from bed Sunday morning.

The body was taken to the Mason funeral home and was returned this afternoon to the late home.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Antioch Christian church of which he was a member, conducted by Rev. O.G. Mozena.  Burial will be in Antioch cemetery.

Mr. Eller was born in Wetzel county [WV] April 24, 1870.  He was married on October 9, 1896 to Miss Ellen Yoho, who survives him, along with the following sons and daughters:  Buryl Eller of Taylor's Ridge, Mrs. Neva Ritz of Cameron, [WV], Miss Vera Eller of Charleston, Miss Freda Eller of New Martinsville, Okey, Yonsell and Miss Dolly Eller of Proctor, Sherman Eller of Proctor RFD 1, and Thad Eller at home.  Also surviving are the following sisters:  Mrs. Elizabeth Lemons of Cameron, Mrs. Rose Parsons of Moundsville, Mrs. Bessie Kimes of Newark, Ohio, Mrs. Georgia Downs of Hundred, [WV], Mrs. Violet Kerns of Fairmont and Mrs. Eva McCracken of Cameron.
(Source: undated clipping, with typed note, "d. 15 May 1938" - furnished by Denver C. Yoho)
10 March 2016

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