Elder b. abt 1825
DNA Kit #23005
1. SAMUEL TYNG ELDER MS Cemetery photos
b. 1784 Portland, Cumberland, ME,
d. 1829 Moss Point, Jackson Co., MS Michigan ELDER family from Mississippi (Maine3.htm)
Name: David Robert Elder
Birth: 5 MAR 1865 in Berea, Madison Co., Kentucky
Death: 17 MAR 1935 in Huntsville, Illinois?
Burial: Denver Cemetery, Denver, Hancock, Illinois
Father: Anderson M. Elder b: 18 JUL 1824 in Kentucky
Mother: Sarah Frances Newton
Marriage 1 Jane Novell b: in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee
• Married: 28 NOV 1901
1. Dora Frances Elder
2. Anderson S. Elder
3. Mary Elder
4. Taylor Elder
5. Ward Elder
6. Sarah Myrtle Elder b: 1906
DNA Kit #20923 - Ancestor: Anderson ELDER, d. 1866 Madison Co KY
(FamilyFinder ordered 1/12/2010)
65/67 = Maine/MS
64/67 = Newcastle-Upon-Tyne,Eng.
63/67 = Fife/Ontario,Can
James C. ELDER's Ancestry.com Tree
Name: James W Elder
Birth: 05 Nov 1854 - Madison, Kentucky
Marriage: 1878 - Kentucky, USA
Death: 1905 - Villa Grove, Douglas, Illinois
Research by JOYCE HAWKINS on FEATHERSTONE webpages, published
as "FEATHERSTONE FINDINGS"
see a familiar location listed for ELDER surname in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
ENTER ELDER in search box:
F, #6510, b. circa 1793, d. December 1881
Ann Elder was born circa 1793 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England.1 She married John Featherston on 31 January 1818 at Gateshead, Co Durham, England; This is the closest marriage on the IGI - John Featherstone and Ann Elder - but I do need more proof but it fits as first child Barbara was baptised in Newcastle 29 December 1818.2 Ann Elder death was registerd in the Newcastle upon Tyne registration district in the quarter of December 1881.3
She 1851 census HO107/2402/580/3
Walter Terrace, Gateshead, Durham
Ann Featherston head W 56 annuitant Newcastle, All Saints
Barbara Featherston dau U 30 Newcastle, All Saints
Thomas Featherston son U 28 ship broker Newcastle, All Saints
Margaret Featherston dau U 24 Newcastle, All Saints
Lydia Wightman Featherston dau U 22 Newcastle All Saints
Mary Ann Featherston dau U 21 Durham, Gateshead
Ann Emma Featherston dau 13 scholar Durham, Gateshead
Mary Coates visitor U 24 Northumberland, Warden
Elizabeth Coates visitor U 23 Northumberland, Warden
John Turnbull visitor U 34 attorney at law Northumberland, Warden
Margaret Oliver serv U 22 domestic servant Durham, Gateshead
Mary Batty serv U 23 domestic servant Durham, Ryton
Kit #246918 - matches all MAINE kits exactly.
Ancestor Robert C. Elder, b. 1818 Madison Co KY d. Carroll Co MO.
Items for ELDER of Montana, USA also on Featherstone webpages,
with more specific info
at new webpage titled INDEXES for a newsletter titled "FEATHERSTONE FINDINGS" by JOYCE HAWKINS
Sarah "Sallie" Elizabeth Featherston - b. 16 Jun 1843 Carroll Co., MO, d. 14 Dec 1902 Carroll Co., MO: Christian; m. 16 Jun 1874 Hartline WA (at Martin Featherston's) to John James Elder - b. 7 Sep 1843 Madison co., KY, d. 19 Nov 1923 Eugene Township. WA, bur. Elder burial grounds; moved to Carroll' Co., MO 1850; progressive farmer; s/o Robert Elder/Nancy Mills. John James Elder m.l) Nanny Winfrey; m.3) Mrs. Letha Trougough; m.4) Mrs. Alice Kelly
Elder Cemetery - Index (Includes John James ELDER and father R.C. ELDER)
in Findagrave, Eugene Township, Carroll County, Missouri
Now looking for different father for this Andrew ELDER, d. 1807 KY:
On DAR Database,
searching ANDREW ELDER, found one entry with several Member #'s attached,
We can now purchase the various Member's DAR records online:
MEMBER ENTRIES for PATRIOT:
ELDER, ANDREW Ancestor #: A037104
"FUTURE APPLICANTS MUST PROVE CORRECT SERVICE" (WHY?)
["The proof of service used to establish this person as a patriot is no longer valid."]
Birth: (CIRCA) 1745 VIRGINIA
Death: 1807 MADISON CO KENTUCKY
1) SERVICE PREVIOUSLY CREDITED TO THIS MAN WAS PERFORMED BY A MAN WHO APPLIED FOR A PENSION IN 1833 WHILE RESIDING IN GRAINGER CO, TN
1) County: ROCKBRIDGE CO - State: VIRGINIA
2) County: WASHINGTON CO - State: VIRGINIA
Spouse 1) MARGARET X Associated Applications and Supplementals
380360 JOHN /  ANN [member: Jones, Lillian Oldham, Chapter 4027WV ]
529206 MATHEW /  ELIZABETH A. MCPHERSON - no member name
565045 MATHEW /  ELIZABETH A. MCPHERSON - no member name
695180 MATHEW /  ELIZABETH A. MCPHERSON - no member name
760689 MATHEW /  ELIZABETH A. MCPHERSON - no member name
768485 MATHEW /  ELIZABETH A. MCPHERSON - no member name
ELDER -b. 1748 PA - d. 1834 Grainger Co TN - Rev. War Pension -
Handwritten - related to Matthew ELDER of York Co PA.
Another record - different marriage: Elizabeth SNYDER
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
Elder, Andrew - entered service 1776 in Botetourt County [prior to 1770 was Augusta County], Virginia; born 1748 in Chester County, Pennsylvania; resided after Revolutionary War in Washington County, Virginia, thence to Sullivan County, Tennessee,, thence to Grainger County, Tennessee, where applied for pension 1855 age 85 when resided there for 20 years, & Pension Application Rejected, insufficient proof of service; died 5/30/1834; married abt. 1804-05 to Elizabeth Snyder, widow applied for pension abt. age 80 in Grainger County, Tennessee, 1841 & Pension Application Rejected; widow applied for pension again there in 1852 & Pension Application Rejected;
soldier's brother Matthew died in Revolutionary War service & buried at Basking Ridge, New Jersey. F-R3278, R908. "
DNA Kit #87786
Alexander Elder, b abt. 1744
Married Isabella Cleland 27 November 1766 in Newcastle upon Tyne , Northumberland, England
ALEXANDER ELDER, b. 1796, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
DNA kit #100589
GEORGE ELDER, b. FIFE/PITTENWEEM
immigrated to Montreal in 1852.
#186967 David Elder, d. 1862 Raploch, Stirling, Scotland
See Samuel Tyng ELDER and William Graham ELDER of Maine/Mississippi
at WorldConnect by Fran Pickett
Name: Wm. G. Elder
Home in 1880: Southeast, Jackson, Mississippi
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1817
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Harriet W.
Father's birthplace: Georgia
Mother's birthplace: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Wm. G. Elder 63
Harriet W. Elder 34
Maresa E. Elder 32 (1848)
Mary C. Elder 30
Nancy M. Elder 28
Margret Elder 26
Wm. J. Elder 23
Laura Elder 21
S. Elder 18
C. Elder 15
Virginia M. Elder 13
Frederick G. Elder 4
Elizabeth Elder 2
Mary B. Pickett 83
Source Citation: Year: 1880;
Census Place: Southeast, Jackson, Mississippi;
Roll T9_650; Family History Film: 1254650; Page: 597.3000; Enumeration District: 159; Image: 0810.
Name: William G Elder
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Birth Place: Georgia
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Harrison, Mississippi
William G Elder 32
Lucina Elder 20
Beaurisse Elder 2 (1848)
Source Citation: Year: 1850;
Census Place: , Harrison, Mississippi;
Roll M432_372; Page: 102; Image: 206.
See also William TYNG in "History of Portland, Maine"
The MISTS OF MOIGH, Newsletter of Clan Mackintosh of North America
November 2007, page 3
DAVE ELDER, Councillor
"My Great Grandfather left the little fishing villages of
Anstruther and Pittenweem in Fifeshire, Scotland.
He was a blacksmith by trade and undoubtedly came (in 1852) to work
on the railroads which were showing remarkable growth in the
developing Canada. I am proud of my Scottish roots.
On our trips to Scotland, I have stood on High Street in the town
where he lived as a lad and gazed across the Firth of Forth and
looked at Edinburgh on the southern horizon,
as he must have done..."
Now have to figure out why they all match this DNA!!
See: ELDER FAMILY (of MAINE and NEWCASTLE) with 64/67 match
ULSTER HERITAGE DNA chart,
#87786 (ENGLAND) and #23005 (MAINE).
Database: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Name: Samuel Elder
Place: New England
Source Publication Code: 658
Primary Immigrant: Elder, Samuel
Annotation: Alphabetical list of British immigrants to New England,
1700-1775. Includes index. Originally in The Essex Institute
Historical Collections, vols. 63-67 (April 1927-July 1931).
BOLTON, ETHEL STANWOOD. Immigrants to New
Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1931. 235p.
Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1966.
IMMIGRANTS TO NEW ENGLAND, 1700-1775.
ELDER, Samuel, of Gorham, Maine, from Ardmore, County Antrim,
Ireland; m. Huston; Children; Margaret, William, Isaac, Elizabeth,
Eunice, Samuel, Jane.McLellans Gorham, p. 481.
by Jim Weyand
# ID: I811
# Name: Samuel ELDER
# Sex: M
# Birth: 29 AUG 1748 in Windham, ME
# Death: 10 MAY 1819 in Gorham/Windham, Me
# Occupation: Carpenter
Father: Samuel ELDER b: BEF 1710 in Artemore, Co. Of Antrim, N.
Mother: Mary HUSTON b: ABT 1700
Marriage 1 Hannah FREEMAN b: ABT 1750 in ME?
* Married: 3 MAR 1774
1. Eunice ELDER b: 29 NOV 1774 in Gorham/windham, Me
2. Ruth ELDER b: 7 JAN 1776 in Gorham/windham, Me
3. Hannah ELDER b: 4 OCT 1777 in Gorham/windham, Me
4. Betsey ELDER b: 4 OCT 1779 in Gorham, ME
5. Samuel ELDER b: 2 SEP 1781 in Gorham/windham, Me
# ID: I819
# Name: Samuel ELDER
# Sex: M
# Birth: BEF 1710 in Artemore, Co. Of Antrim, N. Ireland
Marriage 1 Mary HUSTON b: ABT 1700
1. Margaret ELDER b: BEF 1730 in N.ireland
2. William ELDER b: BEF 1730 in N. Ireland
3. Isaac ELDER b: 19 JAN 1739 in Falmouth, ME
4. Elizabeth ELDER b: 1741 in Falmouth, Me
5. Eunice ELDER b: 1745 in Gorham/windham, Me
6. Samuel ELDER b: 29 AUG 1748 in Windham, ME
7. Jane ELDER b: ABT 1740 in ME
ELDER Family (of MAINE) by H.E. Whittier
Page 161-167 of The Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder
in Google Books
Reviewing the geography of the ANTRIM IRELAND
place names as given in the "MAINE ELDER" genealogy lists--
Two names that sound like ARTEMORE/ARDEMORE/ARDMORE
are found in COUNTY ANTRIM, Northern Ireland.
"ARDAGHMORE" is close to the coast north of BELFAST, so would be
Parish in BALLYCASTLE - ELDER
logical place for immigrants from SCOTLAND, and to U.S, while
"ARDMORE" spelling seems to be near the east side of "LOUGH NEAGH", Ballymoney Cemeteries - Paxtang PA origins
another location with ELDER names.
Coleraine to Ballycastle (Ardaghmore)
"Ardaghmore or Glentop," Co Antrim (Division: GLENSHESK)
Parish of Culfeightrin (Coolfayton)
"Ardaghmore Bed and Breakfast" in BALLYCASTLE
MAP OF THE GLENS OF ANTRIM - NORTH of BELFAST
Lower map at
GLENSHESK is marked south of BALLYCASTLE
GLENS of ANTRIM HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Glens of Antrim Historical Society
Old School House
Northern Ireland (UK)
Telephone: +44 (0) 28217 71180
About the society
[see mention of links to Campbeltown, ARGYLL, Scotland --
where I have found some ELDER names]
FORTY YEARS ON
By Malachy McSparran
The Society was formed as a result of a casual conversation
between Jim McSparran, Jack McCann and Frank Connolly, outside the
Cushendall Golf Club during the summer of 1965.
Shortly afterwards, a number of us attended a meeting in Jim's house
in Knocknacarry, and a committee was formed.
It was decided to invite Fr. James Webb of Campbeltown to give the
first address to the Society. Fr. Webb was known to our family
because of his great interest in the history of the links between the
Glens and Kintyre and had been in close contact with the late Dr. Dan
McSparran for many years.
The idea of asking Fr. Webb was an inspired one. In fact he gave two
lectures on the Friday and Saturday night of his first visit. Those
of us who were present on those nights, were privileged to hear one
of the foremost experts on the history of Western Scotland. The
Society had got off to a great start.
Fr. Webb returned some time later to give a third lecture. He
remained a good friend of the Society until his death ten years
later. During his time in Campbeltown - he had come there in 1931 -
he made many extracts from the Customs Records, and those which in
any way referred to the Glens, he presented to the Society...."
Parish of KILLEAD, Co ANTRIM (ARDMORE, Division of Seacash)
ARDMORE near CRUMLIN (LOUGH NEAGH) info:
Langford Lodge Wartime Centre
Station 597, Gortnagallon Road, Langford Lodge, Ardmore, Co. Antrim.
Tel: 028 94423896
During the Second World War the USA 8th Army Air force was stationed
here. Today their presence is commemorated in an aviation museum,
which contains collections of material relating to air warfare in
both world wars and in the modern age.
Open May-October Sat, Sun, 12.30am-4.00pm.
ARDMORE ROAD - County Antrim - near Crumlin
Aldergrove near Airport and Crumlin:
Ardmore Road, Crumlin
Property Details Type: Building Site
Offer Status: Sale Agreed
Excellent half acre site with rural views. Planning granted for
dwelling with ridge height of less than 5.5 metres.
Location: From Largy Road take Gortnagallon Road and go a short
distance in Ardmore Road. 0.4 miles from Largy Road. See "For Sale"
board on right. Site is in 2nd field. Sold with right-of-way on lane.
RANDOX LABS at ARDMORE, CO ANTRIM:
RANDOX LABORATORIES LTD [GB/GB]; Ardmore, Diamond Road, Crumlin, Co.
Antrim BT29 4QY (GB) (All Except US).
Randox Laboratories Ltd.,
55 Diamond Road, Crumlin,
Co. Antrim, United Kingdom,
Tel: +44 (0) 28 9442 2413,
Fax: +44 (0) 28 9445 2912,
Randox Laboratories Limited is a company registered
within Northern Ireland with company number
N.I. 15738. VAT Registered Number: GB 353 030 400
Hope to hear from other MAINE ELDER researchers!
Nancy Elder Petersen
Host, ELDER DNA project
ELDER GENFORUM - MAINE ELDER research
>Maine Elder branch
Posted by: gretchen shortway (ID *****3050)
Date: April 15, 2008 at
>Hello, my name is Gretchen Shortway, my mother was Priscilla Elder
decendant of Samuel Elder, her father was Edward Elder of Windham Maine,
>My sister has been to the gravesites in Windham.
>I have been working on our genealogy and have researched thru the library at Salt Lake City
(the Mormon library).
>There are Elder men in Mass., my cousins."
Ken ELDER replied on ELDER GENFORUM in answer to Gretchen Shortway:
Amelia JAMES has MAINE ELDER info on her new website:
VERMONT connection - from MAINE TO MISSISSIPPI
Dr. John ELDER of Middlebury College, Vermont,
writing books about Nature in Bristol, VT
In a review of his book "Reading the Mountains of Home" about Vermont,
pub. by Harvard University Press -- "this may be at once one of the more accessible yet complex nature books ever published. It is accessible because Elder is an immensely gifted writer...."