Mr. Joseph Eller a Prominate Farmer, living five miles north of town,
died suddenly Sunday evening of congestion.
Mr Eller was in town Saturday, enjoying apparently good health, was taken sick
Sunday and died Sunday evening.
Mr. Eller was an honorable gentleman, and by his death we lose a good citizen.
This is my findings:
Mr. Eller was born January 14,1818,in
NC he died October 24, 1885 in Mt.Vernon,IL He married Sarah Evans
on March 2, 1841 in Rhes Co.,TN.
Joseph Eller left surviving him
his wife Sarah Eller , Sons: Newton A.,Gerorge A., Willis C., Thomas Jefferson,
John H., William L., and Daughters: Sophronia C. Eller, and Rebecca A.
Boone also several grandchildren.He was Proceeded in death by His Parents
,a Son Joseph , daughters Sarah Jane Mullinax and Mary Elizabeth
Wilson.also several Grandchildren.
Source: Mt. Vernon weekly paper
Date: October 28, 1885
Submitted by: Wanda Eller Livesay