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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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George Washington ELDER

CHURCH RECORDS: In membership list of Bethany Presbyterian Church of Marion, Kentucky, George was listed as an infant baptism in 1829. He became a Deacon in 1854.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1850 Crittenden County, Kentucky
He was still living with his parents in 1850 age 28 years.

George W. was appointed guardian to his nieces daughters of his brother John, 11 August 1856 their names were Nancy E. and Phebe M. Elder.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Crittenden County, Kentucky
His mother Nancy Elder, was living with him age 76. He also had a M. E. Elder (female) age 47 living in his home this was probably his sister Mary E. Elder.

NEWSPAPERS: The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Tuesday, December 8, 1878
After an illness of about 2 weeks, Mr. G. W. ELDER died at his home last Saturday evening. He was an old citizen of this county, and his death leaves a vacancy in this community which none other can fill as he did. As a Christian, in every respect, he was excelled by none.


Malinda Jane HOGARD

She was 12 in 1850.

DEATH RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky She was 16 years old and died of the dropsy. I believe she died after giving birth to her son William who lived just a few months before he died.


William ELDER

DEATH RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky His cause of death was not listed.


Caroline JOYNER

She was 7 in 1870.

She was 18 in 1880.


Mary E. JOYNER

She was 9 in 1870.

She was 20 in 1880 and still at home.


Henry Clark WHEELER

CENSUS RECORDS: 31 Aug 1850 Dist#2, Crittenden, Kentucky 324/324

CENSUS RECORDS: 25 July 1860 Marion PO, Crittenden, Kentucky family #497/512
WHEELER, Henry C. age 51, male, farmer, $2800 & $4400, KY
WHEELER, Caroline age 37, female, KY
WHEELER, James A. age 18, male, farm laborer, KY
WHEELER, Robert C. age 17, male, farm laborer, KY
WHEELER, Isaac F. age 13, male, KY
WHEELER, Henry L. age 7, male, KY
WHEELER, Mary V. age 5, female, KY
WHEELER, Isabel age 3, female, KY
WHEELER, Wiley age 13, male, KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 23 July 1870 Marion PO, Crittenden, Kentucky family #79/79
WHEELER, Henry C. age 57, male, farmer, $1200 & $500, KY
WHEELER, S. C. age 44, female, KY
WHEELER, Henry S. age 18, male, KY
WHEELER, Frances B. age 15, female, KY
WHEELER, Laura I. age 12, female, KY
WHEELER, Ann M. age 9, female, KY
RAGSDALE, Wesley age 18, male, KY


James A. WHEELER

He was 8 in 1850. He was 18 in 1860.


Susan C. ELDER

Infant Baptism in Bethany Presbyterian Church In Marion, Ky. 1863.

The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Wednesday, August 16, 1882, Mr. A. J. Chittenden and Sue Elder to Wed.

In 1904 she was living in Marion, Kentucky.


Laura Anna ELDER

Anna married in 1897, had 1 son--2 Daughters--7 Grandchildren, lived in Evansville, Indiana on 1518 Delmar Ave. in 1945. In 1945, Annie stated that she had two grandsons in the Marines one stationed in Japan and one stationed in the Phillipines.


Harvey L. ELDER

He was 17 in 1860.

CENSUS RECORDS: 31 Aug 1870 Providence, Webster, Kentucky
He is 26 years old a farmer with $850.00 born in Kentucky, also living with him is an Easter PHILLIPS, female age 82 born in North Carolina and she has $1000.00 and a Nolia HART, female age 23 born in Kentucky. Who are they???

CENSUS RECORDS: 25 June 1880, Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky film #1254410
His wife's nieces Fannie age 18 and Alida J. age 11 Sheppard, are living with them also his mother-in-law, and his step-daughter Kittie Sheppard age 13 are also living with them.

NEWSPAPERS: The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Wednesday, June 29, 1881
Mr. Harvey Elder fell from the top of his barn one day last week and coming in contact with the floor was almost lifeless for a while. February 15, 1882, We learn that Mr. Harvey Elder has been unwell for sometime.

COURT RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky Court Order Book 9, page #410, 15 Sep 1890
Harvey L. Elder forever released from his bond or articles of apprenticeship with the court as master of Pleasant A. Vaughan, he having procured another good home for Vaughan. Ordered that Pleasant A. Vaughan, age 14 on 2 July 1890, be bound and apprenticed to S. D. Flanary until the age of 21.


Sarah Jane VAUGHN

The 1910 census she says she is the mother of 6 children but only 4 are still living. She was married to a Sheppard before she married Harvey. She had two children by Sheppard. The girls names were Kittie & Alida Sheppard. She was living with her son William in 1910.


Flossie ELDER

The Crittenden Press Newspaper, January 8, 1891, Harvey L. and Sallie J.
Elder, daughter died of diptheria.


James Tilford ELDER

He was 10 in 1860.

He was 19 in 1870.

CENSUS RECORDS: 25 June 1880 Marion Crittenden, Kentucky page #27
He was 29.

NEWSPAPER: The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Wednesday, September 7, 1881
Mr. J. Tilford Elder, will go to teach a singing school. Mr. Elder is one of the best singers in the county. February 15, 1882, A new arrival at the residence of our friend J. T. Elder, he now sings. February 7, 1883, Mr. J. T. Elder has sold his farm to Harvey Elder. June 7, 1888, Mr. J. T. Elder has been ill several days, but is recuperating.

NOTES: In about 1896, James and his family moved to Dodge City, Kansas and lived there until about 1908 when they moved to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where James died in 1922. James and Mary were the parents of 9 children 5 boys and 4 girls, 8 of which lived to adulthood and were married and living in the west when James died in 1922.

CENSUS RECORDS: 2 Jan 1920 Kootenai Pct, 3rd Ward, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho family #53/53
ELDER, James T. age 68, head, married, owns a farm, KY KY KY
ELDER, Mary age 58, wife, married, house work, KY KY KY


Mary Elizabeth DOWELL

She was 9 in 1870.

She was 19 in 1880.

In 1907 she was living in Kansas.

She was 58 in 1920.


Samuel Edgar ELDER

He was 5 months old in 1880.

His family pretty much stayed in Idaho.


Emil ELDER

He located in Omaha and Wichita and most of his descendants still live in that area.


Homer Wilton ELDER

He was hospitalized after World War I somewhere in Kansas.


Judge Robert Alexander DOWELL

CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Crittenden County, Kentucky
He was 23 and had $3700.00 and was a farmer.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Crittenden County, Kentucky
He was 28 and had $3500.00 and was a farmer.

R. A. DOWELL sheriff of Crittenden County, Kentucky from 1875 to 1878.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Crittenden County, Kentucky
He was 43 and was a farmer.

In March of 1912 he was living in Wellsford, Kansas.


Mary Elizabeth HILL

She was 15 in 1850.

She was 22 in 1860.

She was 26 in 1870.

She was 43 in 1880.

NEWSPAPERS: Her obituary was in the Crittenden Record-Press 18 July 1907.


Robert Henry ELDER

He was 2 in 1880.

NEWSPAPERS: The Crittenden Record-Press, March 1912
Robert Elder of Cour de Laine, Idaho, son of J. Tilford Elder a former resident here, and grandson of Judge R. A. Dowell, now of Welsford, Kansas, arrived Tuesday to visit old friends here and in the county. He left Marion 15 years ago. He visited at the homes of W. H., Eura H. and J. T. Bigham. He is an attorney.

NOTES: 12 October 1951, Robert H. Elder was a congressman from Idaho.

CENSUS RECORDS: 2 Jan 1920 Kootenai Pct, 3rd Ward, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho family #54/54
ELDER, Robert H. age 41, head, married, owns a farm, attorney at law, KY KY KY
ELDER, Martha J. age 37, wife, married, OH OH OH
ELDER, Constance age 14, dau., single, attends school, ID KY OH
ELDER, Margaret age 12, dau., single, attends school, ID KY OH
ELDER, Robert age 7, son, single, attends school, ID KY OH

Robert and his family stayed in Idaho pretty much.


Martha Jane

She was 37 in 1920.