Person Sheet

Name Michael Elder
Birth 29 Jul 1800, Baltimore, Maryland
Death 27 Mar 1868, Limestone, Marshall, West Virginia
Father John Owen Elder "Owen of Owen" (1771-<1857)
Mother Ann Dorsey
1 Catherine 'Keturah' Dorsey
Birth 14 Jan 1808, Ellicott City, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Death 9 Apr 1857, Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia
Father Basil Dorsey (1777-1856)
Mother Susannah Lindsey
Marriage 27 Oct 1826, Baltimore, Maryland
Children Susannah (1827-1828)
Mary (1829-1866)
Basil Dorsey (1831-1917)
Elizabeth (1835-)
Anne (1838-1843)
Thomas (1841-1909)
Anne Rebecca (1846-)
May\_Mary_Ellen (1855-1856)
William (1856-1856)
2 Harriet A. Doman
Birth 14 May 1823
Death 10 Aug 1891, ?Marshall, W. Virginia
Marriage 11 Nov 1858
Notes for Michael Elder
Based on the birthplaces of his children he resided in Md. until ca 1845. He may have gone to Pa. for a time. Then, 1845, he went to Moundsville, Marshall Co. W. Va. (formerly Virginia).
1830 Census: No ELDER's listed in Va. index for Marshall Co., (2 Elder's were listed in Lunenburg Co., Va. and 1 in Harrison Co., Va.)
1840 Census: not listed in the Va. index, (though there was a William) 1850 Census: Resided 33rd dist. Marshall Co. Va. Nicholas Warfield (age 6? , farmer, b. Md.)resided with them. There were only 2 Elder listed in the index in Marshall Co.
1860 Census for Elizabethtown, Moundsville, Marshall Co. Va.: Pg. 100 Wm.age 32 Blacksmith b. Pa. Elisabeth age 35 b. Va James W. age 7 b. Va.
Pg. 101 Samuel age 39 Blacksmith b. Pa. Ellen age 33 b. Va. Mary J. age 3 b. Va. Anne B. age 1 b. Va. William age 65 school teacher b. Pa.
Michael's Will written 21 Feb 1868 proved 7 Apr 1868 Executor: Cornelius DORSEY & George A. JONES Witnesses: James Allison & John W. White
Last Modified New Created 26 Nov 2000 by Reunion for Macintosh

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