The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 673, Monroe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana. "R. W. ZELLERS is a native of Snyder, formerly Union County, Pennsylvania, and was born February 22, 1831. He came here with his parents in 1848, and remained with them until grown to manhood. He was married in this county to Miss JANE CONN, a native of Marion, now Crawford County, Ohio. Mrs. ZELLERS died in 1878, the mother of eight children - JOHN, HARRIET E., HENRY, BENJAMIN, LOUISA C., WARREN R., MARY E., and WILLIAM. Mr. ZELLERS and wife began keeping house on eighty acres, three miles west of Winamac; this land is now rented out. He is also owner of another 80-acre farm near Winamac, which is also rented."