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Name:   Edith E Elder
Home in 1900: Melvin, Arapahoe, Colorado
Age:  41
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Birthplace: Maine
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Spouse's Name: Andrew W
Race:  White
Household Members:
Name  Age
Andrew W Elder  49 IL IL IL (b. 1851 School principal)
Edith E Elder           41
Hellen I Elder           17
Robert B Elder           15
Darwin Elder            5
Dora T Elder              1
Myrtle S Cruthers   19 NY (Servant)
Source Citation: Year: 1900;
 Census Place: Melvin, Arapahoe, Colorado;
 Roll: T623 120; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 137.

Melvin Schoolhouse Museum-Library
16100 E. Smoky Hill Rd. at Laredo
Aurora, CO 80015
693-1500, x5258 (reservations & info)

Built in 1922 & used continuously until 1949. The schoolhouse today
serves the community as an old-fashioned classroom for students of
all ages, & is open to the public for browsing & library research.
Used to teach classes K-12. There are three or four various museum
displays throughout the year. Available as a meeting place for
appropriate groups. For reservations call the above number.

Name:   Andrew W. Elder
Home in 1880:  Normal, Mc Lean, Illinois
Age:  28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace:  Illinois
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name:  Charles W.
Father's birthplace:  Illinois
Mother's Name:  Mary G.
Mother's birthplace:  Illinois
Occupation:  Law Student
Race:  White
Name  Age
Charles W. Elder  47
Mary G. Elder          47
Andrew W. Elder  28
Alice C. Tureman  25
Dorathy E. Elder  23
Bell E. Elder          20
Mary E. Elder      18
Robert H. Elder  15
Charles S. Elder  12
Alpheus M. Elder  8
Claude L. Tureman  4
Horace E. Tureman  2
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Normal, Mc Lean, Illinois;
Roll: T9_230; Family History Film: 1254230; Page: 318.2000;

Name:   Chas Elder
Age in 1860:  29
Birth Year:  abt 1831
Birthplace:  Illinois
Home in 1860:  Elkhart, Logan, Illinois
Post Office:  Elkhart
Chas Elder  29
Mary Elder  30
Andrew Elder  8
Alice Elder  6
Dougherty Elder 3
Bell E Elder  4.12
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Elkhart, Logan, Illinois;
Roll: M653_200; Page: 293; Image: 294.

1862 Military Census - Logan Co IL
ELDER Mathew R  26  KY  Farmer

1850 Logan Co IL
Elder, John  174A
Elder, Sarah  168B
Old Settlers meeting, Logan Co IL 1891
short talks by Rev. Mr. Elder,...

  11/07/1850 III/
Lic. # 268   County: CASS

by David Conover
# ID: I41570
# Name: Andrew W. Elder
# Sex: M
# Birth: 6 Jul 1798 in , , Kentucky
# Death: 6 Mar 1872 in Williamsville, Sangamon, Illinois 1

Marriage 1 Hannah Eliza Reding b: 11 Apr 1811 in ,Woodford, Kentucky
    * Married: 15 Jan 1828 in , Morgan, Illinois
   1.  Charles Warfield Elder
   2. Katherine Katie Elder
   3.  Elizabeth Elder
   4.  Martha Helen Elder
   5.  Samuel Mcpherson Elder b: Abt 1829 in , Morgan, Illinois
   6.  Matthew Ripley Elder b: May 1836
   7.  Andrew Wilson Elder b: Apr 1847
   8.  Maria Jane Jenny Elder b: Dec 1849

Andrew W. Elder Sr. (M)
(6. Jul. 1798 - 6. Mar. 1872), #175806
     Andrew W. Elder Sr. was born on 6. Jul. 1798 at  [Lexington] Kentucky.
 He married Hannah Eliza Reding, daughter of Eli W. Reding and
Catherine VanLiew Conover, on 15. Jan. 1828 at Morgan County,
Andrew W. Elder Sr. died on 6. Mar. 1872 at
Williamsville, [Sangamon co]  Illinois, at age 73;
Andrew's probate papers indicate he was deceased by Mar 1, 1872.

Bio of  DR. ANDREW WILSON ELDER, born July 6, 1798 in Lexington, Kentucky - d. 1872 Morgan Co IL
Virginia, Ill. By: J. N. Gridley Printed by the Enquirer 1907

..."To Dr. Elder and wife were born eight children, four sons and four daughters,
named Samuel McPherson,  Charles Warfield, M. Ripley, and Andrew W. - Catherine, Elizabeth, Martha Helen and Maria Jane.
The two first named sons were born on the old homestead in Morgan county.
Charles W. and M. Ripley chose the ministry in the Church of Christ for their life calling,
and are still doing the Master's work, the first a resident of Denver, Colorado,
for several years past, the other in charge of the Christian church at Ashland, Illinois.
Andrew W. is a citizen of Peoria, Ill.
The last named daughter Maria Jane, resides in Salem, Oregon, the other three in Los Gatos, California."

Lexington (Fayette County KY) Directory,
Taken for Charless' Almanack, For 1806
Matthew Elder, Bricklayer
John Elder, Bricklayer
Name  John ELDER
Birth  abt 1770, Washington Co, VA
Death  1814, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY
Father  Andrew ELDER (~1737-1807)
Mother  Margaret COLLIER (~1744-1814)
Misc. Notes
1. Ralsh Milsap = John d. Feb - Apr 1814.


Name  Matthew ELDER
Birth  22 May 1773, Washington Co, VA   [Lived in Lexington Co 1806-1824]
Death  11 Sep 1834, Morgan Co, IL
    Father  Andrew ELDER (~1737-1807)
   Mother  Margaret COLLIER (~1744-1814)
Name  Andrew ELDER
Birth  abt 1737/1745, York Co/, Cumberland Co, PA
Death  9 Nov 1807, Richmond, Madison Co, KY, pr 2 May 1608
    Father  Matthew ELDER (~1703-<1783)
    Mother  Mary Kincannon_?? (-1792)

MATTHEW ELDER   [Lived in York Co PA before 1760]
Birth  abt 1703/1710, Templemore ?, Londonderry, IRE
Death  bef 20 May 1783, Washington Co, VA

Name:   Robert B Elder
Home in 1920:  Berkeley, Alameda, California
Age:  30 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace:  Illinois  [or Colorado]
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Birth Place:  Illinois
Mother's Name:  Edith E
Mother's Birth Place: Maine
Marital Status:  Single
Race:  White
Sex:  Male
Able to read:  Yes
Able to Write:  Yes
Household Members:
Name  Age
Edith E Elder     60   ME (Teacher, Public Schools)
Helen J Elder     32  CO  (Artist, Photographer)
Doris T Elder     21  CO   Stenographer, Candy factory
Robert B Elder  30  ( Engineer, Mine)  [Robert Baxter Elder]
Darwin Elder     24  CO  none                 [Andrew Darwin Elder]
Source Citation: Year: 1920;
Census Place: Berkeley, Alameda, California;
 Roll: T625_92; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 177; Image: 999.

California Marriages
Name:   Georgia G Grant
Age:  80
Est. Birth:  abt 1880
Spouse Name: Darwin Elder
Spouse Age:  65
Est. Spouse Birth:  abt 1895
Date:  8 May 1960
Location:  Alameda
Name:   Darwin Elder
SSN:  559-14-8103
Last Residence:  72830  Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas,
Born:  30 Jan 1895
Died:  Jan 1983
State (Year) SSN issued:  California (Before 1951 )
WWI draft card
Name:   Andrew Darwin Elder
City:  Denver
County:  Denver
State:  Colorado
Birthplace:  Colorado
Birth Date:  30 Jan 1895
Race:  Caucasian (White)
Roll:  1544476
Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
WWI draft card - 1918
Name:   Robert Baxter Elder
City:  Salt Lake City
County:  Salt Lake
State:  Utah
Birth Date: 30 Aug 1884
Race:  White
Roll:  1983913
Occ: Metallurgical Engineer
Henry M. Adkinson
Nearest Relative: Edith E. ELDER, Berkeley Calif.

Google books:
Page one is DRAWING  of HYDRAULIC CLASSIFIER improvement
Patent number: 1451067
Filing date: Dec 6, 1918
Issue date: Apr 10, 1923

Assignor to

"To all whom it may concern:
 Be it known that I, Robert Baxter Elder, a citizen of the United States
and a resident of Denver, in the county of Denver and State of Colorado,
have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Hydraulic Classifiers,
of which the following is a specification.
  My invention is an improvement in hydraulic classifiers, and has for its object
to provide a new and novel form of throttle valve or gate especially designed for
use with hindered settling ore classifiers..."