Emual Sheller is a son of John Sheller, who came to Ohio from Pennsylvania in a very early day. He has raised a family who are all grown and doing for themselves. Emanuel, the subject of this sketch, was born in Mifflin Township, Richland County, Ohio, in 1848, February 5th. December 28, 1875, he married Miss Susan Swoveland, daughter of Peter Swoveland, of Mifflin Township, Richland County, an early settler there.
They have but one child, Stella, born November 28, 1876. Mr. Sheller farms the old home place, and is an industrious, energetic man, and a good neighbor.