Person Sheet

Name John Elder
Death abt 1740, Anne Arundel, Md.
Father Elder
1 Elizabeth
Children John (~1695-1762)
2 Mary Morris
Death bef 1740, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Marriage 19 Oct 1708, St. Anne's, Parish Register, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Children Alexander (1711-1762)
James (-~1767)
Charles (-<1752)
Notes for John Elder
1707 assigned a warrent for 57 acres on the Patuxant River by John Lazwell. Elder patented the land as "Laxford" Also bought: "Duvall's Delight" (100 acres) from John Duvall; and "Addition to Huntington Quarter" (334 acres) assigned by Joshua Dorsey and Henry Ridgely, and patented by Elder. Both in Anne Arundel County. November 1739-Elder conveyed 150 acres (parts of Laxford and Addition to Huntington Quarter) to son John Elder Jr. Attended St. Anne's Church, Annapolis, served as Church warden in 1729 & 1737; with son John Jr. they occupied pew 25. Will- written 29 Dec 1740; filed 11 Mar 1740/41; witnessed by: Richard Daviss, Orlando Griffith, Edward Penn and Catherine Scott. bequeathed to following children: James-41 acres "Laxford" & 100 acres "Duvall's Delight" Charles- 100 acres "Addition of Huntington's Quarter" Residue to: Alexander, James, Charles, & Mary.
Stein book: settled Maryland 1673; 3 sons and one daughter
Last Modified 26 Nov 2000 Created 26 Nov 2000 by Reunion for Macintosh

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