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LDS catalog print copy of LEE ELDER's "PETER ELDER" book

Title    "The Elder families"  (of PETER ELDER)
  compiled by Lee M. Elder
Authors    Elder, Lee M. (Lee Murzel), 1923- (Main Author)
Notes    A genealogy of the descendants of Peter Elder who came to Norfolk, Virginia
in the early 1600's. He was married in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
His wife's name is unknown. He died 5 Aug 1674 at Rappahannock, Virginia.
Includes Hale, Hardigree, Marshall, Maxey, Sims, Thomas, and related families.
Includes index.
929.273 EL22ee  FHL FAM HIST Book Available  (no film)
Format     Books/Monographs
Language     English
Publication     San Angelo, Texas : L.M. Elder, 1992
Physical     vi, [460]

"In the ELDER DNA project  we have discovered that Lee ELDER has included a BIG PART of our "FRANKLIN CO PA" DNA families in his book, See Pages 6 - 30, "SAMUEL ELDER OF SEVIER CO TN,"  who is best found in the book "FAMILIES NAMED ELDER IN EAST TENNESSEE".  Their descendants match my brother's DNA of "FRANKLIN CO PA."

Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
 929.2 EL23EL    1    Book    Genealogy Department


Indexed by Google:

See also: WorldConnect for "PETER ELDER" entries:
by Melissa Speed

"PAXTANG PA"  DNA group  - PAXTANG ELDER chapter in book:
Title  "Pennsylvania genealogies: Scotch-Irish and German" by William Henry Egle.
  Found in:
      Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon
      CALL NUMBER                       STATUS          LIBRARY
   1. Periodicals Room                  Checked In         Central
      R-929.1 E31p card
And "Sutro Library (RR)" California State Library at SanFrancisco F148.E32 1969
          Ohio State Library (Genealogy F148.E32 1969 Lib use only)
          State Library of Michigan, Lansing, MI (Gene2South (noncirc)
          LDS film: Elder family chapter: #1033865 Item 4



GOOGLE BOOKS - Full text online:
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Sep 19, 2006

This book contains the history and genealogy of many families from Pennsylvania.
Bibliographic Information: Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies. Lane S. Hart.
Harrisburg. 1886.
Reprint: Publisher :  Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969.
     Description : viii, 798 p. ; 23 cm.
Pages 151-176
Chapter heading:
 I. ROBERT ELDER, b. about 1679 in Scotland, emigrated from Lough Neagh, county Antrim,
     Ireland, where he had previously settled, to America, about 1730, locating in Paxtang
     township, then Lancaster, now Dauphin county, Pa., on a tract of land near the first ridge of
    the Kittochtinny mountains, five miles north of Harrisburg. He died the 28th of July, 1746, in
      Paxtang, and is buried in the old church grave-yard...."

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Nancy wrote:
> Could you look for ELDER, OWEN LEROY, Born 1883 Arkansas,
 in the Index for the following book listed as REF in your catalog?
I believe his father was Harris O. ELDER, b. 1845 MS."

Author     Donnelly, Mary Louise, 1926-
Title     William Elder descendants / Mary Louise Donnelly.
Pub Info     Ennis, Tex. : M.L. Donnelly, c2007.
Edition     Rev. ed.
LOCATION     PREFIX     CALL #     STATUS     Last Check-in
 Clayton Genealogy ADU REF  D685 ELDER FAM LIB USE ONLY
Descript.     650 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Notes     Revision of: William Elder : ancestors and descendants. Ennis, Tex. : M.L. Donnelly, c1986.
    Includes index.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
They didn't find him in the 2007 edition.
Salt Lake City - LDS Library catalog has 1986 edition.

2007 edition of book also listed in Louisville, KY
Filson Historical Society Library -- Family History Collection 929.2 E37 Do



Salt Lake City - LDS library catalog
  (enter AUTHOR search: ELDER, then first name THOMAS
Title    Genealogy of David Elder and Margery Stewart
Author:    Elder, Thomas Alexander, 1843- (Main Author)
Digital images of original published:
Wooster, O. : [s.n.], 1905. 52 p. ; 21 cm.
Compiled local and family histories from Allen County Public Library.  
Subjects     Elder
Format     Books/Monographs (Digital Image)
Publication -Salt Lake City : Digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 200

Open Library Full Text - Read ONLINE or download PDF

Also on Full Text: (See "10 James Elder" page 48)


"FRANKLIN CO PA" group (DNA matching)

LDS Title: "Descendants of James Elder, Sr.
            of Armstrong and Clarion Counties, Pennsylvania"
compiled by Sharon Robinson Huffman ;
assisted and edited by Lavon Elder Mundinger and Ann M. Brooks
Authors    Huffman, Sharon Robinson
                 (Sharon Adeline Robinson), b. 1929 (Main Author)
                  Mundinger, Lavon Elder (Added Author)
                   Brooks, Ann M. (Added Author)
James Elder was born 17 March 1769, probably in [Franklin co] Pennsylvania.
He married Catherine Buchanan (1769-1813) 15 March 1790.
They had eleven children. He married Sally Hagan 13 February 1816.
They had seven children. James died 15 February 1837 in Perryville, Pennsylvania.
Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Oregon.
Includes index.
Book in Salt Lake LDS library: 929.273 EL22h
also Film in library: FHL US/CAN Film 1440717 Item 6

Scanned copy of the CLARION BOOK,
found at (BOOKS) in a LARGE 24.2 MB .pdf file,
search by author: Huffman, Sharon.

LDS Catalog (book only - no film) -  [Descendants' DNA matches "FRANKLIN CO PA" group]
found at
"Families named Elder in East Tennessee,"  Compiled by Nelson, Virginia Knight, 1920-
Notes Includes indexes.
Samuel Elder (d. 1811) married Hannah (d. 1829), who later married James Moore (d. 1831) in 1814.
Samuel is of Scotch-Irish ancestry.
Descendants and relatives lived in Tennessee, North and South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and elsewhere.
Subjects Elder Geer Moore Tallent
929.273 EL22n FHL FAM HIST Book Format
Knoxville, Tennessee : Virginia Knight Nelson, 1986
Physical 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., coat of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, maps, ports.

Also in Allen Co Public Library, Ft. Wayne Indiana  (and other libraries)
929.2 EL23N 1 Book Genealogy Department

Google Docs:
Notes about book: "Families Named ELDER in East Tennessee,", 1986

Posted Google Document. Scanned as Graphic pages,
To search for names, use Elder Index and "other surnames" index at end of book.
Book posted on Google Documents:


PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES  - Franklin Co PA - Documents


[Matching DNA of "FRANKLIN CO PA" group]
"Descendants of Samuel Elder (died about 1811), and his son William Elder (died in 1823), who settled in Moultrie County, Illinois"
by Warner Davis
Type: Book; English
Publisher: Gaithersburg, Md. (10213 Kindly Court, Gaithersburg 20879) : W. Davis, [1990?]
Editions: 3 Editions
OCLC: 26552129
Related Subjects: Elder family. | Elder, Samuel, -- d. ca. 1811 -- Family.
at LDS Library, Salt Lake City, UT
FHL US/CAN Film 1698185 Item 7
Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN
Knox County Public Library, Knoxville, TN
Second edition:
"Descendants of Samuel Elder (died about 1811), and his son William Elder (died in 1823), who settled in Moultrie County, Illinois"
by Warner Davis
Type: Book; English
Publisher: Arlington, Va. : K.W. Parent, 1998.
Edition: 2nd ed | 3 Editions
OCLC: 39102060
Related Subjects: Elder family. | Elder, Samuel, -- d. ca. 1811 -- Family.
Held at:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL 62701

Notes for Orville ELDER:

"DAVID and ISABELLA ELDER and those who came after them"        
by Orville ELDER, published 1928, Washington County, Iowa.
  In Allen Co Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  


Historical Society of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia

Online Catalog search: "Elder Family"
"Descendants of Robert Elder (d.1807), Franklin County, Pa."
    Call Number: FC EL
    Located: Closed Stacks (call slip needed)
     (That search also finds many entries about "PAXTANG PA" family).