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Robert H. ELDER, b. 1828 Indiana Co PA - d 1892 Dallas Co IA

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:51 am    Post subject: Robert H. ELDER, b. 1828 Indiana Co PA - d 1892 Dallas Co IA Reply with quote

Today I posted queries for ROBERT H. ELDER
(1828 PA -1892 Dallas Co Iowa)
on ELDER Genforum and Rootsweb Boards,
and INDIANA CO PA Genforum and Rootsweb Boards:

at Indiana Co PA Rootsweb:
Robert H. ELDER, b. 1828 PA - d. 1892 Dallas Co Iowa
http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.counties.indiana/6338/mb.ashx

and Genforum:
http://genforum.genealogy.com/pa/indiana/messages/916.html

As host of the ELDER Surname DNA project,
I am researching ROBERT H. ELDER,
b. abt 1828 in Indiana Co PA,
according to his Civil War Pension Records from Iowa.

"Robert H. ELDER - Civil War -
Co B 39th Reg IA- enl. 15 Aug 1862
Discharge: 5 June 1865 Washington DC (age 33)
b. 1828 Indiana County PA
Died: Sept 13, 1892
buried Violet Hill Cem, Perry, Dallas Co IA"

Is he a descendant of "Robert ELDER, of E. MAHONING TWP"?
b. 1790, Half Moon Twp, Centre Co PA
d. 1859, buried E. Mahoning Twp, Indiana Co PA.
His f: David ELDER, b 1752 FRANKLIN CO PA, d. Centre Co PA
His f: Robert ELDER,
b.abt 1730 Scotland - d. 1807 Franklin Co PA (Rev. War)

I hope to connect this Civil War Soldier,
ROBERT H. ELDER (1828 PA - 1892 IA)
to my brother's "FRANKLIN CO PENNSYLVANIA" DNA group.
Our Rev. War Soldier is ROBERT ELDER (1730-1807),
buried in Franklin Co PA.
See PA ARCHIVES webpage posted for ELDER families of FRANKLIN CO PA:
at
http://www.footnote.com/page/1066

More ELDER notes from Dallas Co IA are posted on my webpage
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/ed/DallasCoIA.htm

Bio for ROBERT H. ELDER, of 39th Reg. IA:
"ELDER, R. H., farmer, Sec. 6; P. O. Perry;
born in Pennsylvania in 1829;
came to this State in 1854; owns 410 acres of land;
has held office of county supervisor;
he married Miss Naomi Warford January 1, 1860;
has seven children:
Naomi J., Isaac [Sherman],
S. James 0., Hugh A., Harry E., Homer O. and Daisey P.
Lost one daughter: Sarah E.
Mr. Elder enlisted in the 39th Iowa Infantry,
and was with Sherman in his march to the sea. "

FINDAGRAVE for DALLAS CO IA - with photo of stone
in Violet Hill Cemetery:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=elder&GScid=96574&GRid=17030603&

Robt H Elder
Birth: Feb. 11, 1828
Death: Sep. 13, 1892
Inscription: Co B 39 Reg Vol Ia Inf
Burial:
Violet Hill Cemetery
Perry
Dallas County
Iowa, USA
Record added: Dec 15 2006
By: ZBonnie

Thanks for any other help you can give me.
_________________
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project
results:
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Elder
NancyElderPeterSEN@yahoo.com
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