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Jeremiah Benjamin Elder,  of PA and MD:       Report of Jan. 7, 2006 from York Co Heritage Trust

Elder genforum query (and ELDER research BB):
Posted by: Jere Baldwin (ID *****0439) Date: September 22, 2005 at 17:13:36
"I am looking for Information on York County Elders.
My Great Grandfather was Jeremiah Benjamin Elder born 1832 or 1834 in York County,  [PA]
and was a Shoemaker who lived in Baltimore Md. ... Can Anyone shed any light on this line?..."
Ancestor: Ida L. ELDER (in 1880 Lancaster Co PA) Married William H Baldwin in 1882.
I am looking to verify Jeremiah Benjamin Elders Father as either
Stephen or Samuel Elder from York County.
...found Samuel in York County as a Revolutionary war vet in Chanceford Twp.

Jeremiah Benjamin Elder, b. 3/22/1834, York Co.,[PA]                Baltimore Cemetery photos
d. 3/26/1886 in Baltimore Md. He was a shoemaker. Married
Mary Jane Hughes 4/13/1855, who was the daughter of
John Hughes & Mary Dunbar.
Mary Jane Hughes was born 4/4/1835 in Pa, d. 11/30/1910 Marietta, Pa.
... Mary took the Children to Marietta PA, Jeremiah lived and died in Baltimore.

Baltimore Sun-- 3/27/1886       Death Certificate for Jeremiah B. ELDER  - burial in "Baltimore Center"
Departed this life, on March 26, at 1 PM of paralysis of the brain,
J. B. ELDER, in his 52d year.
[York county papers please copy]
The funeral will take place on Monday afternoon, March 29,
at two o’clock, from his late residence, No. 407 North Gay street.
Relatives and friends are invited.”

Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records
Samuel Elder Groom  6 July 1779 Marriage
 Mary Scott Bride  6 July 1779 Marriage

Chanceford Township lies in southeastern York County, Pennsylvania, and this database contains
late-18th-century church records from the township. It includes records of baptisms, marriages, and
burials for the following two churches in Chanceford: Guinston (Muddy Creek) United Presbyterian Church,
1772-99 and Stehli's (St. Luke's) Union Church, 1754-1800
The collection of baptisms and marriages performed at the Guinston (Muddy Creek)
Presbyterian Church in York County, Pennsylvania spans the years 1772-99 and includes
the names of 2,673 individuals. Stehli's Union Church served the Reformed and Lutheran
congregations beginning in 1772. Its records in this database span the years 1772-1800 and include the names of 1,534 individuals.
Lineages, Inc., comp. Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records. [database online]
Provo, UT:, 2001. Original data: Records of Guinston (Muddy Creek) United Presbyterian Church,
North Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania, 1772-1799.
Manuscript from the Historical Society of York County; Records of Stehli's (St. Luke's) Union Church,
Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania, 1772--1800. Manuscript from the Historical Society of York County.
No other ELDER names in that database.

         Thanks to Carolyn Shearer for sending this entry:
 1850 York County PA Census, Shrewsbury  TWP, PG 562(?) #46/46
                   Stephen Elder    50  cooper  all in hh b PA
                   Mary 35
                   Washington 23 laborer
                   Alexander 21 blacksmith
                   Henry 18 laborer
                   Jeremiah  16 cordwainer
                   Catherine 14
                   Margaret 12
                   Harriett  6
Good thing Carolyn sent that 1850 census, it was indexed as EATON in
I used WASHINGTON age 23 as first name search to find entry.
Found .pdf file  in Heritage Quest, posted on my webpage here--sure looks like ELDER to me!

Series: M432 Roll: 839 Page: 251
1830 Census
Name: Elder, Stephen
Township: Hopewell
County: York
State: Pennsylvania
Image Source: Year: 1830; 
Census Place: Hopewell, York, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: 160; Page: 480.

Name: Stephen Edder [ELDER]
Township: Hopewell
County: York
State: Pennsylvania
Image Source: Year: 1840; Census Place: Hopewell, York, Pennsylvania;
 Roll: 503; Page: 240

Name: Stephen Elder
Age in 1860: 60
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1860: Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Head of Household: Stephen Elder
Post Office: Shrewsbury
Image Source: Year: 1860; 
Census Place: Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: M653_1199; Page: 739; Image: 19.
Stephen Elder Shrewsbury, York, PA 60  1799 Maryland  Male
 Mary C Elder Shrewsbury, York, PA 26  1833 Pennsylvania  Female
***** Census 1870
Stephen Elder
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Age in 1870: 69
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1870: Manchester, Carroll, Maryland
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Manchester
Image Source: Year: 1870; Census Place: Manchester, Carroll, Maryland; 
Roll: M593_582; Page: 465; Image: 358
Stephen Elder  (Shoemaker)
Manchester, Carroll, MD
abt 1801

Mary Elder
Manchester, Carroll, MD
abt 1838

Mary Susan Elder
Manchester, Carroll, MD
abt 1864


Name: Alexander Elder
Age in 1860: 28
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: District 6, Baltimore, Maryland
Gender: Male
Head of Household: John Wilhelm
Post Office: Union Meeting House
Image Source: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 6, Baltimore, Maryland; 
Roll: M653_468; Page: 0; Image: 284.
John Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 30  1829    Male
 Sarah Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 26  1833    Female
 Emma Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 5  1854    Female
 Willie Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 3  1856    Male
 Harvey Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 2  1857    Male
 Kate Wilhelm District 6, Baltimore, MD 1  1858    Female
 Alexander Elder District 6, Baltimore, MD 28  1831 Pennsylvania  Male

Name: Henry Elder
Age in 1860: 30
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Head of Household: Henry Elder
Post Office: Shrewsbury
Image Source: Year: 1860; Census Place: Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania;
 Roll: M653_1199; Page: 729; Image: 9.
Henry Elder Shrewsbury, York, PA 30  1829 Pennsylvania  Male
 Sarah Elder Shrewsbury, York, PA 23  1836 Pennsylvania  Female
 Atta Elder Shrewsbury, York, PA 4  1855 Pennsylvania  Female
Maria Hetrick Shrewsbury, York, PA 18  1841 Pennsylvania  Female

1860 (
Name: Jeremiah B Elder
Age in 1860: 27
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Baltimore Ward 7, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
Gender: Male
Head of Household: Jeremiah B Elder
Post Office: Baltimore
Image Source: Year: 1860; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 7, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; 
Roll: M653_461; Page: 457; Image: 259.
 Jane M Elder   23  1836 Pennsylvania  Female
 Milton T Elder  1  1858 Maryland  Male
1870 Heritage Quest
ELDER,  JEREMIAH B     (1870 U.S. Census)
Age: 39, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: PA
 Series: M593  Roll: 574  Page: 134
Elder, Jeremiah B.  39 PA Bootmaker
           Jane M. 35 PA
           Milton T. 11 MD
          Jeremiah B. Jr. 8 PA
           Ida L 4 PA
Cassidy, William E 24 PA Shoemaker

(1880 U.S. Census)  Heritage Quest
 Series: T9  Roll: 499  Page: 215
ELDER, J.B.,  45 PA PA MD Shoemaker
               Josie ,wife, 41 MD MD MD
Conant, Annie, 41 MD MD MD Boarder

LDS 1880 census -- Lancaster Co PA
Jane M. ELDER   Self   M   Female   W   43   PA   Keeping House   PA   PA 
 Milton T. ELDER   Son   S   Male   W   20   MD   Shoemaker   PA   PA 
 Jeremiah B. ELDER   Son   S   Male   W   18   PA   Tinsmith   PA   PA 
 Ida L. ELDER   Dau   S   Female   W   15   PA   At School   PA   PA 
 Mary L. ELDER   Dau   S   Female   W   5   MD      PA   PA 
  Census Place: Marietta, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  Family History Library Film   1255141
  NA Film Number   T9-1141
  Page Number   326A    
ELDER, JERRY   (1900 U.S. Census)
Age: 38, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: PA
Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 17

ELDER, JEREMIAH   (1910 U.S. Census)
Age: 48, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: PA
Series: T624 Roll: 1353 Page: 214
Amanda 43, Bertha 20, Franklin 18,
Isabella 13, William 8, Jane mother 75, Milton, Brother 50, Mary, Sister 36

Soc.Sec. index:
d. Jul 1962 (Pennsylvania)
 166-03-2413 Pennsylvania
(Ida L ELDER m. William H. BALDWIN in Marietta, Lancaster Co, PA abt. 1883)

Name:   Ida L Baldwin
Home in 1900:  Royersford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Age:  35
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1865
Birthplace:  Pennsylvania
Relationship to head-of-house:  Wife
Spouse's name:  James H
Race:  White
Household Members:
Name  Age
James H Baldwin  35
Ida L Baldwin  35
Harry M Baldwin  15  (1885)
Blanch M Baldwin  14
Anna D Baldwin  12
Horace I Baldwin  12
William L Baldwin  9
Ruth H Baldwin  7
Jeramiah E Baldwin  5
Mark D Baldwin  2
Source Citation: Year: 1900;
Census Place: Royersford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania;
Roll: T623 1444; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 268.
Name:   Ida L Baldwin
Age in 1910:  45
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1865
Birthplace:  Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House:  Wife
Father's Birth Place:  Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place:  Pennsylvania
Spouse's name:  William F
Home in 1910:  Royersford Ward 4, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Marital Status:  Married
Race:  White
Gender:  Female
Household Members:
Name  Age
William F Baldwin  46
Ida L Baldwin  45
Blanche Baldwin  24
Horace D Baldwin  21
William L Baldwin  18
Ruth H Baldwin  17
Jerry E Baldwin  15
Mark D Baldwin  12
Source Citation: Year: 1910;
Census Place: Royersford Ward 4, Montgomery, Pennsylvania;
Roll: T624_1379; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 645

Name:   Ida L Baldwin
Home in 1920:  Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania
Age:  54 years
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1866
Birthplace:  Maryland
Relation to Head of House:  Head
Father's Birth Place:  Maryland
Mother's Birth Place:  Pennsylvania
Marital Status:  Widow
Race:  White
Sex:  Male
Home owned:  Rent
Able to read:  Yes
Able to Write:  Yes
Household Members:
Name  Age
Ida L Baldwin  54
Harry M Baldwin  35
William L Baldwin  27
Grace M Baldwin  13
Virginia M Baldwin  7
Thomas Horney  53
Source Citation: Year: 1920;
Census Place: Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania;
Roll: T625_1550; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 1090..
Name:   Ida L Baldwin
Home in 1930:  Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania
Age:  64
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1866
Birthplace:  Maryland
Relation to Head of House:  Head
Race:  White
Neighbors:  View others on page
Household Members:
Name  Age
Ida L Baldwin  64
Norman G Latshaw  3 7/12
Source Citation: Year: 1930;
Census Place: Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania;
Roll: 2020; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 969.0.

Jeremiah B. ELDER married Jane HUGHES in Newport, Perry Co PA 1855

- 1880 census                                                                                                                  JAMES SHIPPEN ELDER - children - Perry Co PA
James Elder -- Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1826  Pennsylvania  Self
 Mary Elder --Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1826  Pennsylvania  Wife
John J. Elder  --Newport, Perry, PA abt 1861  Pennsylvania  Son
Chas. Mc I. Elder --Newport, Perry, PA abt 1867 PA  Son
Thos. B. Elder --Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1859  Pennsylvania  Son
Jesse M. Elder  --Wheatfield, Perry, PA  abt 1861  Pennsylvania
Something other than a direct relationship
Kate Elder --Spring, Perry, PA  abt 1858  Pennsylvania
 Something other than a direct relationship

Name:   James Elder
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1826
Age in 1870:  44  (Surveyor)
Birthplace:  Pennsylvania
Home in 1870:  Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania
Race:  White
Gender:  Male
Value of real estate:  View Image
Post Office:  Newport
Source Citation: Year: 1870;
Census Place: Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania;
Roll: M593_1386; Page: 170; Image: 343.
James Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1826  Pennsylvania
Mary Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1826  Pennsylvania
John Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1861  Pennsylvania
Chas Elder   Newport, Perry, PA   abt 1866   Pennsylvania
Robert Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1851  Pennsylvania  (Boatman)
Thomas Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1859  Missouri
William Elder  Newport, Perry, PA  abt 1854  Pennsylvania


Name:   James Elder
Age in 1860:  34
Birth Year:  abt 1826
Birthplace:  Pennsylvania
Home in 1860:  Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania
Gender:  Male
Post Office:  Newport
Household Members:
Name  Age
James Elder  34
Mary Elder  34
Robert Elder  9
Willliam Elder  5
Joshua Elder  3
Thomas Elder  1
Elisabeth S Elder  74
Source Citation: Year: 1860;
Census Place: Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania;
Roll: M653_1150; Page: 632; Image: 303.
Donna Logan's Archives (JAMES SHIPPEN ELDER, f: THOMAS, f: REV. JOHN)

John Elder Rev Colonel
(1706 - 1792)
Mary Simpson
(1732 - 1786)
     son: Thomas Elder
    (1767 - 1853)
     married:  Elizabeth Shippen Jones
    (1787 - 1871)
         son: James Shippen ELDER b. 29 Apr 1826, Harrisburg, PA
LDS (  See also,  EGLE's PENNSYLVANIA GENEALOGIES, page 201-202
online in LDS books:

James Shippen Elder
Wife: Mary Carpenter
1.     Robert James Elder
Birth:   14 NOV 1850   , , Pennsylvania

2.     Thomas Elder
Birth:   18 FEB 1852   , , Pennsylvania
Death:   01 JUL 1852

3.     William Smedley Elder
Birth:   25 JUL 1854   , , Pennsylvania

4.     Joshua Elder
Birth:   23 MAR 1857   , , Pennsylvania

5.     Thomas Brown Elder
Birth:   19 FEB 1859   , , Pennsylvania

6.     John James Elder  P
Birth:   04 MAR 1861   , , Pennsylvania

7.     Charles McIntire Elder
Birth:   18 JUN 1866   , , Pennsylvania

See Paxtang ELDER family  in MD and PA, Egle's book:

  VII. SAMUEL ELDER,3 (Robert,2 Robert,1) b. about 1734; removed to Maryland prior to the                       David Elder, b. 1764 MD
              Revolution, where he died; m. MARY ROBINSON, of Hanover township, Lancaster (now
                   Dauphin) county, Pa. They had issue:
                            i. Samuel, b. 1758; m. Mary (???), b. 1759; d. October 21,
                                  1830, and had issue:
                                      1. Joseph-Robinson, b. 1801; d. November 16, 1825.
                                      2. Samuel, accidentally drowned, s. p.
                          ii. John, d. prior to 1823; m. Esther McKinley, b. 1763; d.
                                  July 24, 1823, and had issue:
                                      1. John, b. March 25, 1784.
                                      2. Mary, b. March 29, 1785; d. April 10, 1857; m.
                                           James Harwood, and had issue (surname Harwood):
                                           James, Mary, d. s. p.; Margaret, d. s.
                                           p., and Henry.
                                      3. James, b. March 26, 1787, d. s. p.
                                      4. Margaret, b. August 9, 1789; m. Henry White,
                                           of Baltimore, and had (surname White): William,
                                           b. 1815.
                                      5. John, (first,) b. September 19, 1792.
                                      6. McKinley, b. October 21, 1791.
                                      7. Stephen, b. April 11, 1794.
                                      8. Samuel, b. November 9, 1795; d. March 8, 1866;
                                           unm.; a flour merchant in Baltimore, Md.
                                      9. Elizabeth, b. January 14, 1798.
                                *  10. James, b. July 26, 1802; d. November, 1860;
                                           m. August 8, 1848, Deborah D. Keene, of
                                           Nashua, N. H., and had issue, Samuel-J.,
                                           counsellor-at-law, Boston, Mass.
                                     11. John, (second,) b. July 30, 1804.

Searching Google for "Samuel J. ELDER" in Boston

BOOK:                                                                  Book Notes: Samuel J. Elder
"The life of Samuel J. Elder"
by Margaret Munro Elder  (daughter)
          Publisher: New Haven, Yale university press, 1925.
          Subjects: Elder, Samuel James, -- 1850-1918.
Yale University Catalog:
Location: LSF (Library Shelving Facility)
 LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library
 Call Number: Cd13 24
 Status:Not Checked Out
Sterling Memorial Library (SML)
Location: SML, Manuscripts and Archives (Non-Circulating)
Call Number:Yca 873 E23e

ELDER, SAML J   (1900 U.S. Census)   -  Lawyer
Age: 50, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: RI  f: MD  m: ME
Series: T623 Roll: 668 Page: 123
Lillian T, 47 NY  NY NY
Margaret 19 MA, Frances 16 MA, Ruth 3 MA
(+2 servants)

ELDER, SAMUEL J   (1910 U.S. Census)  Lawyer
Age: 60, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: RI
Series: T624 Roll: 606 Page: 200
Samuel Jr 8 MA, Margaret M 29 MA, Frances A 26 MA, Ruth 13 MA
 (+ 2 servants and 1 coachman)

ELDER, WAIT & WHITMAN (law firm):
"WILLIAM CUSHING WAIT was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, December 18, 1860. His early
 education was in the public schools of Medford. He was graduated from Harvard College, A.B.
 summa cum laude in 1882 and received his A.M. there in 1885. He attended the Harvard Law
 School from 1882 to 1885 and then received his LL.B. Thence, he practised in Boston until his
 elevation to the Superior Court. For a time he shared an office with his classmate George Eaton.

Then, he became a partner with Samuel J. ELDER under the style of ELDER & Wait until 1893, when
 Edmund A. Whitman joined the firm, and the name became ELDER, Wait & Whitman. ... He died on January 28, 1935..."
  In 1890, with his friend, that very eminent and widely known lawyer,
 the Honorable Samuel J. ELDER, and Edmund A. Whitman, there was organized the famous firm of
 ELDER, Wait and Whitman, honored in thought and memory of now near three generations of
 lawyers and laymen."
...Judge Hardy had been the senior member of the firm of Hardy, Elder and Proctor. Mr.
  Proctor also retired at this time and the neighborly association with the late Samuel J. Elder was fraught
with fruitful consequences both to Judge Wait and to the speaker, who in 1888 took the desk released by the classmate.
During these years we both wrote articles for the American and English Encyclopedia of Law,
thus helping out a slowly growing practice."
...Early in 1890 Mr. Elder invited the judge to a partnership, followed in 1893 by a similar invitation to the speaker.
The partnership thus formed continued until the appointment in 1902..."



VOLUME 8, NEAL OTTO HIVELY, 1997,  185 pages.

VOLUME 10, NEAL OTTO HIVELY, 2000, 186 pages

 Library sent xeroxes of HIVELY land pages for ELDER descriptions.

HIVELY book, page 66
 Survey C-127
Chanceford Twp
 WARRANT - January 17, 1794, 190 acres to James Elder
 Interest began January 1, 1785: York - 1360
 SURVEY - May 27, 1794, 205.40 acres to
 James Elder, called “Marshey Bottom”
PATENT - July 16, 1796, 205.40 acres to John Miller
  P-29-215; B-8-96; York - 8921

 HIVELY book page 67
  Survey C-131
 Chanceford Township
 WARRANT - May 21, 1789, 110 acres to William Elder
  Interest began April 1, 1781: York - 1986
 SURVEY - August 19, 1789, 93.130 acres to William Elder
 PATENT - October 29, 1864, 93.130 acres
  to Samuel Reed, et. al
  H-60-144; D-25-265; York-8920

   HIVELY book page 101
    Survey #2219
  Fawn Township
WARRANT - April 25, 1769
West Side Application #5452
 60 acres to George Elder
SURVEY - July 26, 1770, 38.60 acres to Henry Cowgill,
 called “Fruitful Side”
PATENT - August 10, 1870, 10.96 acres to Robert D. Irwin
H-68-83; C-81-265; A-13-202; C-80-257,258;
York -5616; York - 5634

Hively book Page 102
Survey #2224
Fawn Township
York Warrant: E-53
 WARRANT - January 27, 1767, 90 acres to George Elder
 SURVEY - June 24, 1767, 100.14 acres to George Elder,
 called “Elder’s Mistake”
 PATENT - March 9, 1768, 100.14 acres to George Elder
 AA-10-285; A-50-95; York - 5615; York - 8924

HIVELY book: DOVER & CONEWAGO, page 115
Survey #2902
York Warrant: E-104

WARRANT - West Side Application #4686,
January 8, 1768,
200 acres to Enoch Bennett

SURVEY- April 16, 1789,
214.40 acres to John Elder, Jr.
March 23, 1768,
340 acres to Enoch Bennett
PATENT - September 8, 1787,
 340 acres to John Elder
P-15-122, B-198 (survey); York - 7343; York -7310