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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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William Jackson ELDER

He was 14 in 1850.

He was 24 in 1860 living in Eldorado PO, Saline, Illinois.

He abandoned Elizabeth and his five children.


Sarah M. ELDER

She was 6 in 1850.


Lucinda Elizabeth ELDER

She was 11 in 1850.

She was 20 in 1860, single, living with her parents.


Mary Jane ELDER

She was 12 in 1850.

She was 23 in 1860 and she and her 3 children are living with her parents in Eldorado, Saline, Illinois. Where is her husband at?


Warner BRAMLET

He was 4 in 1860.


Eliza Ann BRAMLET

She was 3 in 1860.


Martha E. BRAMLET

She was 2 in 1860.


Talitha ELDER

She was 3 in 1880.

She was the only child of Francis Marion and Mary Margaret Elder.


James Cook BURNETT

He died out west somewhere.


James Sterling MAYES

He was 23 in 1860.


Doctor John Clark ELDER Sr.

NOTES: He was a practicing doctor since 1846. He served as Deputy Sheriff and a Judge of Crittenden County, Kentucky. John was appointed guardian to Patience L. Stinson on 13 Dec 1852 in Crittenden County, Kentucky she was his wife's sister.

CENSUS RECORDS: 31 Aug 1850 District #1, Crittenden, Kentucky family #270/270

CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky page #12, family #76
J. C. ELDER age 51 male physician $1000.00 $1000.00 KY
Mary E. " age 46 female KY
Marzella " age 19 female KY
Mary E. " age 14 female IL
Julia A. " age 10 female IL
Martha E. " age 6 female KY
(no name) " age 3 male KY

He was 62 in 1880 living in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.

NOTES: Dr. John bought the the farm where the cemetery is before 1850, and it wasn't sold until after his wife died in 1914. Westvaco owns the property now.

HISTORY: Kentucky, A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, Kniffin 2nd ed., 1885 Crittenden County J. C. ELDER Jr., Crittenden County, was born in Equality, Gallatin County, Illinois 24 August 1847. Dr. J. C. Elder, the father of subject, was born in what is now Crittenden County, then Livingston County, Kentucky 12 January 1819. He was a son of David and Eleanor (Dickey) Elder. His father was born in North Carolina, his mother in South Carolina. John Elder, the father of David, was a soldier in the Revolution, as was also four of his brothers, two of whom were killed in the conflict. In 1791 David and Eleanor Elder came to Kentucky and settled two miles south of the present site of Marion. There David bought 400 acres, which he subsequently divided among his children, and there he died 24 June 1832. J. C. Elder Sr., grew up in Crittenden County and remained there until he was seventeen. He then moved to Gallatin County, Illinois and settled on a farm twelve miles north of Shawneetown. At the age of twenty-three he commenced studying medicine under Dr. E. H. Holman, of Equality, Illinois he read with him two years. In 1847 he came to Dycusburg, Crittenden County, where he remained until January 1848. He then settled four miles southwest of Marion, where he still resides. He owns a tract of land of 162 acres, with about 150 acres in cultivation. He remained actively engaged in the practice of his profession until 1880. Since that time he has been living a retired life. In 1870 he began milling and followed it until 1881. He was married 8 December 1843, to Miss. Mary Ann Stinson, daughter of Andrew and Catherine (McCallister) Stinson; the father was born in North Carolina, the mother in Scotland. Mrs. Elder was born in Crittenden County, 20 August 1823, and is the mother of ten children, of whom six are now living: J. C. Jr., Marzilla (wife of W.R. Jacobs), Mary E., Julia (wife of W. T. Belt), Martha C. and Charles. J. C. Elder Sr., is a member of the Northern Presbyterian Church. He has served as deputy sheriff and county judge; he was a soldier in the late war. He enlisted in the Twentieth Kentucky Infantry, United States army, but was subsequently detailed as quartermaster. He was soon, however, taken sick and resigned. He was afterward detailed as surgeon in several engagements. J. C. Elder Jr. (subject), was educated at Shawneetown, Illinois and Poughkeepsie, New York. He remained on a farm until nineteen, and then began clerking for D. Woods, at Marion. He remained with him five years. He next clerked for J. McKee Peebles, at Shawneetown, Eldorado, and Spiller & Hall, Lebanon, Moissouri. In 1880 he returned to Marion and embarked in the tobacco business, first in partnership with Walker, Wilson & Co. and in 1883 he succeeded to the management of the firm, and is now engaged by himself in purchasing and rehandling tobacco. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church South. In 1877 he ran for county clerk on the Republican ticket, and lacked but two votes of being elected, the Democratic party being then the dominant party.


Mary Ann STINSON

She was 46 in 1870.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1910 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky family #181/186,
She says she is a widow, the mother of 10 children but only 5 are still living. Her daughter Julia A. Belt and granddaughter Reba Belt are living with her.

VITAL RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky Deaths 1911-1916 film #209597


John Calvin ELDER Jr.

He was 23 in 1870, living alone working as a farmer and had $200.00 & $100.00 and said he was born in Illinois.

He never married. He clerk for D. Woods in Marion from 1865-1870, then he lived in Illinois from 1870-1880, then in the tobacco business in Marion in partnership with Walker, Wilson & Co. from 1881-1883, he was then manager of that firm from 1883- ?? He was educated as a lawyer in Poughkeepsie, New York.

HISTORY: Kentucky, A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, Kniffin 2nd ed., 1885 Crittenden County J. C. ELDER Jr., Crittenden County, was born in Equality, Gallatin County, Illinois 24 August 1847. Dr. J. C. Elder, the father of subject, was born in what is now Crittenden County, then Livingston County, Kentucky 12 January 1819. He was a son of David and Eleanor (Dickey) Elder. His father was born in North Carolina, his mother in South Carolina. John Elder, the father of David, was a soldier in the Revolution, as was also four of his brothers, two of whom were killed in the conflict. In 1791 David and Eleanor Elder came to Kentucky and settled two miles south of the present site of Marion. There David bought 400 acres, which he subsequently divided among his children, and there he died 24 June 1832. J. C. Elder Sr., grew up in Crittenden County and remained there until he was seventeen. He then moved to Gallatin County, Illinois and settled on a farm twelve miles north of Shawneetown. At the age of twenty-three he commenced studying medicine under Dr. E. H. Holman, of Equality, Illinois he read with him two years. In 1847 he came to Dycusburg, Crittenden County, where he remained until January 1848. He then settled four miles southwest of Marion, where he still resides. He owns a tract of land of 162 acres, with about 150 acres in cultivation. He remained actively engaged in the practice of his profession until 1880. Since that time he has been living a retired life. In 1870 he began milling and followed it until 1881. He was married 8 December 1843, to Miss. Mary Ann Stinson, daughter of Andrew and Catherine (McCallister) Stinson; the father was born in North Carolina, the mother in Scotland. Mrs. Elder was born in Crittenden County, 20 August 1823, and is the mother of ten children, of whom six are now living: J. C. Jr., Marzilla (wife of W.R. Jacobs), Mary E., Julia (wife of W. T. Belt), Martha C. and Charles. J. C. Elder Sr., is a member of the Northern Presbyterian Church. He has served as deputy sheriff and county judge; he was a soldier in the late war. He enlisted in the Twentieth Kentucky Infantry, United States army, but was subsequently detailed as quartermaster. He was soon, however, taken sick and resigned. He was afterward detailed as surgeon in several engagements. J. C. Elder Jr. (subject), was educated at Shawneetown, Illinois and Poughkeepsie, New York. He remained on a farm until nineteen, and then began clerking for D. Woods, at Marion. He remained with him five years. He next clerked for J. McKee Peebles, at Shawneetown, Eldorado, and Spiller & Hall, Lebanon, Moissouri. In 1880 he returned to Marion and embarked in the tobacco business, first in partnership with Walker, Wilson & Co. and in 1883 he succeeded to the management of the firm, and is now engaged by himself in purchasing and rehandling tobacco. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church South. In 1877 he ran for county clerk on the Republican ticket, and lacked but two votes of being elected, the Democratic party being then the dominant party.

NEWSPAPER: Crittenden Press, June 11, 1891, J. C. Elder Jr., appointed guardian of James C. and D. A. Elder. May 26, 1892, Our friends J. C. Elder Jr. and John Elder are moving to Paducah we shall miss them. June 16, 1892, The Elders have come back from Paducah. In 1910, he was living at a hotel in Marion run by A. F. Franklin. He was a servant and a clerk at the hotel.


Robert Dickey ELDER

The death records say he was born in Jefferson county, Tennessee. He died at
the age of 2 of the croup.


Martha Eleanor ELDER

She was 6 in 1870.

She was 14 in 1880.


Andrew Miller STINSON

The surname is sometimes called Stephenson also. Apparently Stephenson was the original spelling and this line of the family changed it to Stinson for some reason.


Catherine MCCALLISTER

CENSUS RECORDS:10 Sep 1850 District #1, Crittenden, Kentucky 439/439, she had $400.00.


John Calvin STINSON

He was living with his brother David in 1850, and also listed with his mother.


Susan W. STINSON

She was living with her brother David in 1850.