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CLARICE

Clarice (left) was honored on her 80th Birthday at the
Wheeling Area Genealogical Society meeting, 8 Nov 2003.
The cake was provided by Naomi Lowe Hupp (rt).

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CLARICE

     CLARICE VIVIAN (ELLER) STANLEY, a resident of Martins Ferry, Ohio, is revered by all who know her. A warm and wonderful woman, she is a pillar of the Ohio Valley Genealogy Community.

     Clarice was born November 8, 1923 at Taylors Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia. Her parents, Berrell Eller and Florence Arlena Blake, were descendants of early pioneer families of Marshall and Wetzel Counties in West Virginia.

     The following information was provided by Clarice:

EDUCATION:
Taylors Ridge Grade School
Moundsville High School
Elliott School of Business, Wheeling, WV

EMPLOYMENT:
Secretary, Bookkeeper, Clerical work for 28 years, including the following:

  • J. L. Stifel & Sons, Inc, Wheeling, WV, 1942-1950
  • Interstate Truck Service, Martins Ferry, OH
  • United Dairy, Inc., Martins Ferry, OH
  • Eazor Express, Inc., Bellaire, OH
  • Teamsters Local Union #697, Wheeling, WV
  • Retired December 1983
  • MARRIAGE:
    CLARICE ELLER married JOHN HENRY STANLEY, 22 July 1950, at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Wheeling, WV. John was Clerical Worker for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Yorkville, OH and retired in 1983. He died 25 Sept 1993.

    CHILDREN:
    Robert Murray Stanley - Professional Engineer, Specialty Robotics

    Lawrence John Stanley - Hospital, Director of Planning & Marketing
         Married: Jacalyn Elice Stranges
         Children: Lauren Nicole, Bridget Michelle & Jill Renee Stanley

    Mark Steven Stanley - Construction Engineer & Safety Director
          Married: Roberta Potts Warren

    MEMBERSHIPS:

  • St. Mary’s Catholic Church & Catholic Womans Club, Martins Ferry, OH
  • Mound Chapter D.A.R., Moundsville, WV
         Rev. War Ancestor, PETER YOHO
         Assistant Registrar 1984-1985; Registrar 1996-2001
  • Marshall Co. Historical Society
         Active Member of the Genealogy Committee 1985-2002
         Instrumental in helping establish a Genealogy Room
         Did Volunteer Family Research upon request
         Has done extensive research on many Marshall County Families:
         ELLER, BLAKE, YOHO, GATTS, STANDIFORD, TAYLOR
         McCARDLE, GARNER, MASON, CAIN, CROW & OTHERS
  • Yoho Family Association: 1987-2000
  • Eller Family Association, Charter Member
  • Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
         West Virginia History Hero Award - 2002
         As a member of the Society, spent countless hours organizing and typing
         information from the extensive collection of Dorothy Rine Brown into the
         RINE/RYAN FAMILY HISTORY book.


         Clarice is still adding to her Family Tree Maker Program of Families. She does research on the Internet, using Ancestry.com & Genealogy.com for Census and Family Records.

         She was a major contributor of information to the YOHO genealogy files on the Marshall County WVGenWeb site. As stated above, she is a descendant of Revolutionary Patriot, PETER YOHO:

    Peter Yoho & Margaret Baker, dau./o Capt. John Baker
    Henry Yoho & Annabelle Buchanan
    George Yoho & Rachel Garner
    Catherine Yoho & Absolum T. Eller
    Charles A. Eller & Elizabeth Yoho
    Berrell Eller & Florence Arlena Blake
    Clarice Vivian Eller

    Genealogy Files
    Descendants of Peter Yoho
    Descendants of Henry Yoho

         A Charter Member of the Eller Family Association (http://www.eller.org), Clarice gave a presentation at the Association's conference in 1991. Her work was published in the Eller Chronicles. An updated version is presented here:

    Report on Descendants of the Immigrant Henry Eller

    Clarice's ELLER Ancestry:

    Henry Eller & Elizabeth Bigler
    Jacob Eller, Sr. & Eva Margaret Williard
    Peter Eller & Jane Standiford
    Absolam Eller & Catherine "Cassie" Yoho
    Charles A. Eller & Elizabeth Yoho
    Berrell Eller & Florence A. Blake
         Clarice V. Eller b.1923 & John H. Stanley
         Charles V. Eller b.1926 & Barbara M. Thacker
         Ralph N. Eller b.1929-d.1991 & Dorothy L. Paith

    ANNIVERSARY

    Berrell & Florence Eller (sitting) - 45th Anniversary, Feb 1967.
    Children, standing: Charles V. Eller, Clarice (Eller) Stanley, Ralph N. Eller.

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    PHOTO

    Clarice with Dorothy Dakan Sedosky, May 1999

    PHOTO

    Clarice with 3rd Cousin, Blaine Standiford, June 2001




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