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Alexander and Joseph of Mercer and Westmoreland Co PA

 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 6:03 pm    Post subject: Alexander and Joseph of Mercer and Westmoreland Co PA Reply with quote

SEARCHING FOR ANCESTORS OF ALEXANDER ELDER, of WESTMORELAND CO AND MERCER CO PA,
and his brother JOSEPH ELDER (See his WILL of 1874) of Westmoreland Co PA
Webpage:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/pa/OliverPerryElder.htm

Alexander ELDER is listed in 1850 census, Sandy Lake Twp
Mercer Co Genweb Townships chart:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~pamercer/PA/PL/Maps/1850map.htm

Sandy Lake plat map with A. ELDER at the bottom left:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~pamercer/PA/PL/Maps/1873/sandylakemap.htm

A Township page,with 1850 and 1870 census, including Alexander.:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~pamercer/PA/PL/ts/SandyLake/sandylake.htm

MERCER COUNTY BIOGRAPHIES (Alexander ELDER, son of William):
http://www.rootsweb.com/~pamercer/PA/Biographies/bioAlexanderElder.htm

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JOSEPH ELDER of Westmoreland Co PA d. 1874, ( Joseph's WILL of 1874 )
married Jane GAGEBY,
has son ROBERT SCROGGS ELDER, d. 1895 m. Mary BYERLY

St. Luke's Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery,
Pleasant Unity, Westmoreland Co PA
http://www.icubed.com/~ldill/cemeteries/StLuke.html
Byerly, Mary 1841 1913 "Wife of R. S. Elder"
Elder, Robert S. 3 Jun 1832 [or 1837]  25 Nov 1895

Inscription of The Unity Presbyterian Church Cemetery,
 Unity Twp, Westmoreland Co PA
C ompiled by Della Reagan Fischer (Mrs. Frank C.) 1976
1675.  ELDER, David M.     d. 2-16-1877 ag 74-7-12   (b. 1802)
1676.               Nancy         d. 5-5-1888  ag 44-10-21  (b.1843)
1677.               Margaret     d. 8-31-1879 ag 72-4-24   (b. 1807)
1678.               John C. Jr. d. 9-2-1845 ag 6               (b. 1839)
1679.               Joseph       d. 3-23-1846 ag 14             (b.1832)
1680.               Joseph       d. 5-5-1874  ag 76-4-?        (b.1798)
1681.               Jane G.      d. 1873 ag 23 (or 73)          (b. 1800)

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Ancestry.com CENSUS 1850
Name:   Robert Elder
Age:   13
Estimated birth year:   abt 1837
Gender:   Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State):   Unity, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Page:   354
Roll:   M432_837
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Head: Joseph 57
Jane 47
Elizabeth 24
James 22
Harry 16 (b. 1834) (Rev. Alexander Harrison Elder b. 1833 had 2 dau Lillie & Emma)
Robert 13 (b. 1837) (Robert Scroggs Elder d. 1895 m. Mary Byerly d. 1913)
Mary 8
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1870 Unity, Westmoreland Co PA
Name:   Robt Elder
Age in 1870:   30
Estimated Birth Year:   1839
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Home in 1870:   Unity, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Race:   White
Gender:   Male
Post Office:   Crabtree
Roll:   M593_1466
Page:   723
Image:   641
Year:   1870
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1870 Unity, Westmoreland Co PA
Joseph Head 72 Teacher
Jane 67
Lizzie 36
Robert 30 Farm Laborer
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Name:   Robert S. ELDER
Age:   42
Estimated birth year:  
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Occupation:   Laborer
Relation:   Self
Home in 1880:   Unity, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Marital status:   Married
Race:   White
Gender:   Male
Head of household:   Robert S. ELDER
Father's birthplace:   PA
Mother's birthplace:   PA
Image Source:   Year: 1880; Census Place: Unity, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: T9_1205; Family History Film: 1255205; Page: 388B; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 210.
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LDS 1880 Unity, Westmoreland, PA
Robert S. ELDER   Self   M   Male   W   42   PA   Laborer   PA   PA 
 Mary ELDER   Wife   M   Female   W   36   PA   Keeping House   PA   PA 
 Harry ELDER   Son   S   Male   W   3   PA   At Home   PA   PA 
 J. L. ELDER   Son   S   Male   W   3M   PA   At Home   PA   PA 
 Lizzie ELDER   Sister   S   Female   W   52   PA      PA   PA 
 Hermann S. GIVEN   Other   S   Male   W   18   PA   Laborer   PA   PA 
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1900 South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA
Name:   Harry Elder
Home in 1900:   South Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Age:   21
Estimated birth year:   1879
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Race:   White
Relationship to head-of-house:   Head
Image source:   Year: 1900; Census Place: South Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: T623 1499; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 135
Wife Gertrude 21
Robert son 1 (1899)
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1910 South Greensburg
Name:   Harry A Elder
Age in 1910:   32
Estimated birth year:   1877
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Home in 1910:   SOUTH GREENSBURG BORO, WESTMORELAND, Pennsylvania
Race:   White
Gender:   Male
Series:   T624
Roll:   1432
Part:   1
Page:   146A
Year:   1910
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Household:
Harry A. 32 (married 0 years) so must be 2nd wife
Mary E 29 England (married 0 years)
Robert S 12 PA
Oliver P 9 PA
Harry A 5 PA
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1920 Harry A. ELDER:
Name:   Harry A Elder
Age:   43 years 
Estimated birth year:   1876
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Race:   White
Home in 1920:   South Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Roll:   T625_1665
Page:   18B
ED:   211
Image:   0458
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1920
Household:
Harry 43
Mary E 39 (England)
Oliver P 19
Harry A 15
Charles W. 8 (1912) son PA
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Name:   Mary Elder (should be Robert Scrogg Elder's widow)
Age in 1910:   69
Estimated birth year:   1840
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Home in 1910:   1-WD GREENSBURG BORO, WESTMORELAND, Pennsylvania
Race:   White
Gender:   Female
Series:   T624
Roll:   1429
Part:   2
Page:   149B
Year:   1910
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1930 census
Name:   Harry A Elder
Age:   52
Estimated birth year:   abt 1878
Birthplace:   Pennsylvania
Relation to head-of-house:   Head
Race:   White
Home in 1930:   South Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Family and neighbors:   View Results
Image source:   Year: 1930; Census Place: South Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: 2159; Page:  ; Enumeration District: 156; Image: 5
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1930 South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA
Household
Harry A Elder South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1878 Pennsylvania White Head
Mary Elder South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1881     Wife
Charles W Elder South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1912     Son
Laurence Pegg South Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1907 Pennsylvania White Brother-in-law
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ANCESTRY.com
WORLDWAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION
Name:   Oliver Perry Elder
City:   Not Stated
County:   Westmoreland
State:   Pennsylvania
Birthplace:   1
Birth Date:   5 Jul 1900
Race:   White
Roll:   1926976
DraftBoard:   1
Father's name: Harry Alfred Elder
Signed Perry Elder
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1930 census:
Name:   Perry A Elder (On image it looks like PERRY "O")
Age:   27
Estimated birth year:   abt 1903
Relation to head-of-house:   Stepson (looks like "Son in law")
Home in 1930:   Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Family and neighbors:   View Results
Image source:   Year: 1930; Census Place: Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; 
Roll: 2156; Page:  ; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 150.0.
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1930 Census index in Ancestry.com
This should be: MOMEYER! No wonder the index is so difficult!
George A Moriyre Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1872 Pennsylvania White Head
George A Moriyre Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1914     Son
John A Moriyre Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1896     Son
Susan L Elder Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1905 Pennsylvania White Daughter (m. age 17)
Perry A Elder Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1903     Son-in-law (b. 1900 m 20, so married abt 1920?)
Richard Elder Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1920     Grandson
Perry C Elder Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA abt 1924     Grandson
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WorldConnect, by Wenona Miller
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2112968&id=I515662733
ID: I515662733
* Name: Oliver Perry ELDER
* Given Name: Oliver Perry
* Surname: Elder
* Sex: M
* Birth: -
* Death: -
* Note: [she put in another entry for Clarion Co PA, not the right one]
see the right one with WWI draft info above: b. 5 July 1900

Marriage 1 Susan Louisa MOMEYER b: 22 Dec 1902 in Greensburg Westmoreland Co. Pa
Children
1. Nancy ELDER
2. Oliver Perry ELDER
3. James Richard ELDER b: 6 Dec 1920 in Westmoreland Co. Pa
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http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2112968&id=I515662740
ID: I515662740
* Name: James Richard ELDER
* Given Name: James Richard
* Surname: Elder
* Sex: M
* Birth: 6 Dec 1920 in Wesmoreland Co. Pa
* Death: 1 Nov 2002 in Greensburg Wesmoreland Co. Pa
* Note: James Richard "Dick" Elder Sr., of Greensburg, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, in his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1920, a son of the
late O. Perry and Susan Elder. Dick was also preceded in death by his wife, H. Louise (Lerch) Elder; a son-in-law, John T. Grace; a
sister-in-law, Fern Elder; and a brother-in-law, John ``Jack' Lerch. Dick is survived by his loving children, Karen L. Grace of Greensburg, Dr.
James R. Elder Jr. and wife, Barbara, of Washington and Gary A. Elder and wife, Linda, of Maryland. Dick was a special grandpa to Brian T.
Grace and wife, Vikki, Dr. Mark R. Grace and wife, Dr. Kristine Grace, Doug, Trisha, Kevin Elder and wife, Ellen, and Erin;
great-grandchildren, Alicia and Tommy Grace and Joshua and Katie Grace; a sister, Nancy Roddy and husband, Dale; a brother, Pat Elder; a
sister-in-law, Eleanor Lerch; and many nieces and nephews. Dick was a 60-year member of Otterbein United Methodist Church and was retired
from C.M. Henry Printing Co., both in Greensburg. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. He was a
50-year member of Masonic Lodge 518, Scottish Rite Valley of Pittsburgh, a life member of the Syria Temple and American Legion Post 251.
Dick took great pleasure being with his family and golf and card-playing friends, and spoiling his golden retriever, Boomer. Family and friends
will be received Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, where
service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Strandburg officiating. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery. The family
suggests memorial contributions to Westmoreland Hospice, 532 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601. Members of Masonic Lodge 518 will
conduct a service Monday at 7:30 p.m. Terence L. Graft, funeral director entrusted with the arrangements.

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Worldconnect by Wenona Miller
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2112968&id=I515662732
ID: I515662732
* Name: Susan Louisa MOMEYER
* Given Name: Susan Louisa
* Surname: Momeyer
* Sex: F
* Birth: 22 Dec 1902 in Greensburg Westmoreland Co. Pa
* Death: 11 June 1998 in Greensburg Westmoreland Co. Pa
* Note:

Susan Clark obit
Susan Elder Clark, 95, of Greensburg, died Thursday, June 11, 1998. She was born Dec. 22, 1902, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late George
A. and Nettie Belle Hummell Momeyer. She was a member for 84 years of the Otterbein United Methodist Church. For many years, she taught
children's Sunday school classes and was a member of the Dependable Class and United Methodist Women. She was a member of William
Gelston #435 Order of the Eastern Star. She resided in Ligonier for 20 years and was a member of the Women's Club and the Heritage United
Methodist Country Circle. She was the last member of the family. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Oliver Perry Elder; her
second husband, Lewis E. Clark; a daughter-in-law, Fern Dunmire Elder; three sisters, Mary and Catherine Momeyer and Florence Elder; and
three brothers, Arthur J., W. Edward and George A. Momeyer. Surviving are two sons, Dick and wife, Louise Elder, and O.P. "Pat" Elder, all
of Greensburg; a daughter, Nancy and husband, Dale Roddy of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, Mrs. Karen Grace, Dr. James R. Elder,
Gary Elder, Patrick J. Roddy, Dale W. Roddy and David A. Roddy; great-grandchildren, Brian and Dr. Mark Grace, Doug, Kevin, Tricia and
Erin Elder, Jay, Erin, Allison and Laurel Roddy; and great-great-grandchildren, Alicia Grace and Tommy Grace. Friends will be received at the
KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be
held Monday at noon in the Otterbein United Methodist Church, Greensburg, with the Rev. B. Scott Peterman officiating. Interment in St. Clair
Cemetery. O.E.S. #435 will hold a service in the funeral home Sunday at 7:15 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Otterbein United
Methodist Youth Campership.

Father: George Albert MOMEYER b: 1872 in Pennsylvania
Mother: Nettie Belle HUMMEL b: 1874 in Pennsylvania
Marriage 1 Oliver Perry ELDER b: 31 May 1890 in Pennsylvania

Children
1. Nancy ELDER
2. Oliver Perry ELDER
3. James Richard ELDER b: 6 Dec 1920 in Westmoreland Co. Pa

Marriage 2 Lewis E CLARK
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Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project
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