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PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:58 pm    Post subject: ELDER Book References online Reply with quote

ELDER BOOK REFERENCES for online links:
Nancy's notes on a webpage
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/ElderReferences.htm

LDS catalog print copy of LEE ELDER's "PETER ELDER" book

Title "The Elder families" (of PETER ELDER)
compiled by Lee M. Elder
Authors Elder, Lee M. (Lee Murzel), 1923- (Main Author)
Notes A genealogy of the descendants of Peter Elder who came to Norfolk, Virginia
in the early 1600's. He was married in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
His wife's name is unknown. He died 5 Aug 1674 at Rappahannock, Virginia.
Includes Hale, Hardigree, Marshall, Maxey, Sims, Thomas, and related families.
Includes index.
929.273 EL22ee FHL FAM HIST Book Available (no film)
Format Books/Monographs
Language English
Publication San Angelo, Texas : L.M. Elder, 1992
Physical vi, [460] p. ; 28 cm.
Edition rev.
**
Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
929.2 EL23EL 1 Book Genealogy Department

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See also: WorldConnect for "PETER ELDER" entries:
by Melissa Speed
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mspeed1&id=I997

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"PAXTANG PA" DNA group - PAXTANG ELDER chapter in book:
Title "Pennsylvania genealogies: Scotch-Irish and German" by William Henry Egle.
Found in:
Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon
CALL NUMBER STATUS LIBRARY
1. Periodicals Room Checked In Central
R-929.1 E31p card
And "Sutro Library (RR)" California State Library at SanFrancisco F148.E32 1969
Ohio State Library (Genealogy F148.E32 1969 Lib use only)
State Library of Michigan, Lansing, MI (Gene2South (noncirc)
LDS film: Elder family chapter: #1033865 Item 4
LDS BOOKS ONLINE in Brigham Young Univ. (search box: type title: PENNSYLVANIA GENEALOGIES)
http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc

GOOGLE BOOKS - Full text online:
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Sep 19, 2006
http://books.google.com/books?id=d7_akH9VO_cC&dq=%22pennsylvania+genealogies+scotch+irish+and+german%22

This book contains the history and genealogy of many families from Pennsylvania.
Bibliographic Information: Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies. Lane S. Hart.
Harrisburg. 1886.
Reprint: Publisher : Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969.
Description : viii, 798 p. ; 23 cm.
****
Pages 151-176
Chapter heading:
ELDER FAMILY.
I. ROBERT ELDER, b. about 1679 in Scotland,
emigrated from Lough Neagh, county Antrim,
Ireland, where he had previously settled, to America,
about 1730, locating in Paxtang township, then Lancaster, now Dauphin county, Pa., on a tract of land near the first ridge of
the Kittochtinny mountains, five miles north of Harrisburg.
He died the 28th of July, 1746, in Paxtang, and is buried in the old church grave-yard...."
Notes:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/EglePAelder.htm
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CATHOLIC ELDER entries for "WILLIAM ELDER of MARYLAND"
Sent a query to "ASK A LIBRARIAN" using e-mail webpage to
HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
at
http://www.houstonlibrary.org/services/askalibrarian.html

Nancy wrote:
> Could you look for ELDER, OWEN LEROY, Born 1883 Arkansas,
in the Index for the following book listed as REF in your catalog?
I believe his father was Harris O. ELDER, b. 1845 MS."

Author Donnelly, Mary Louise, 1926-
Title William Elder descendants / Mary Louise Donnelly.
Pub Info Ennis, Tex. : M.L. Donnelly, c2007.
Edition Rev. ed.
LOCATION PREFIX CALL # STATUS Last Check-in
Clayton Genealogy ADU REF D685 ELDER FAM LIB USE ONLY
Descript. 650 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Notes Revision of: William Elder : ancestors and descendants. Ennis, Tex. : M.L. Donnelly, c1986.
Includes index.
0939142279
9780939142279
Thanks for any help you can give me.
***
They didn't find him in the 2007 edition.
Salt Lake City - LDS Library catalog has 1986 edition.

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Salt Lake City - LDS library catalog
at
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
(enter AUTHOR search: ELDER, then first name THOMAS
found:
Title Genealogy of David Elder and Margery Stewart
Author: Elder, Thomas Alexander, 1843- (Main Author)
Notes
Digital images of original published:
Wooster, O. : [s.n.], 1905. 52 p. ; 21 cm.
Compiled local and family histories from Allen County Public Library.

To view a digital version of this book see Brigham Young Univ. webpage:
at
http://patriot.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=60225&REC=20
Subjects Elder
Format Books/Monographs (Digital Image)
Publication
Salt Lake City : Digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2007

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LDS Title: "Descendants of James Elder, Sr.
of Armstrong and Clarion Counties, Pennsylvania"
compiled by Sharon Robinson Huffman ;
assisted and edited by Lavon Elder Mundinger and Ann M. Brooks
Authors Huffman, Sharon Robinson
(Sharon Adeline Robinson), b. 1929 (Main Author)
Mundinger, Lavon Elder (Added Author)
Brooks, Ann M. (Added Author)
Notes:
James Elder was born 17 March 1769, probably in [Franklin co] Pennsylvania.
He married Catherine Buchanan (1769-1813) 15 March 1790.
They had eleven children. He married Sally Hagan 13 February 1816.
They had seven children. James died 15 February 1837 in Perryville, Pennsylvania.
Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Oregon.
Includes index.
Book in Salt Lake LDS library: 929.273 EL22h
also Film in library: FHL US/CAN Film 1440717 Item 6

To view a digital version of this book see Brigham Young Univ. webpage:
at
http://patriot.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH12&CISOPTR=39905

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Descendants of Samuel Elder (died about 1811), and his son William Elder (died in 1823), who settled in Moultrie County, Illinois
by Warner Davis
Type: Book; English
Publisher: Gaithersburg, Md. (10213 Kindly Court, Gaithersburg 20879) : W. Davis, [1990?]
Editions: 3 Editions
OCLC: 26552129
Related Subjects: Elder family. | Elder, Samuel, -- d. ca. 1811 -- Family.
at LDS Library, Salt Lake City, UT
FHL US/CAN Film 1698185 Item 7
and
Knox County Public Library, Knoxville, TN
http://knoxrooms.sirsi.net/rooms/portal/page/Sirsi_HOME
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Second edition:
"Descendants of Samuel Elder (died about 1811), and his son William Elder (died in 1823), who settled in Moultrie County, Illinois"
by Warner Davis
Type: Book; English
Publisher: Arlington, Va. : K.W. Parent, 1998.
Edition: 2nd ed | 3 Editions
OCLC: 39102060
Related Subjects: Elder family. | Elder, Samuel, -- d. ca. 1811 -- Family.
Held at:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL 62701
_________________
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project
results:
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Elder
NancyElderPeterSEN@yahoo.com


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:11 pm    Post subject: ELDER research - PAXTANG ELDER in Westmoreland Co PA Reply with quote

Using the new OCLC library search on WorldCat, I found
an available copy of the 1938 PAXTANG ELDER - ANDERSON history book about
their move from PAXTANG to Westmoreland Co PA, by John Calvin ELDER.
(52 pages, 5.5 x 8 in.)
My local library requested an Interlibrary loan
from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
at
http://www.augustana.edu

It arrived yesterday, so I copied most of it at my library.
One of the SHIELDS-ANDERSON-ELDER family apparently
donated the book to the College in South Dakota.
It's great to have more references for answering ELDER queries!

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh also has a copy, but non-circulating.
Their online catalog entry:
Author: Elder, John Calvin.
Title: Genealogy and historical record of the Anderson and Elder families of the Richlands of Derry Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania : who settled there in 1783 / by John Calvin Elder.
Publisher: New Alexandria, Pa. : the Author, 1938.
Description: 52 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LOCATION: CALL # STATUS
CLP Main Pennsylvania Dept. (Oakland) - Reference Stack Area r 929.2 E437 NONCIRCULATING

Much of the information seems the same as in the
PAXTANG ELDER biographies in
"History of Westmoreland Co PA"
but I found a few more tidbits.
Here's a story about "ELDER FORT" in DERRY TOWNSHIP:
Page 11:
"After landing [moving from PAXTANG area to DERRY TOWNSHIP in 1783],
they proceeded to erect a log house (or as they called it, their mansion house) on their plantation, as they called their farm then. With the united help of the men, a house could be built in a few days. Another very necessary building was a fort for protection from the Indians, who continued to make raids in Derry Township from across the Conemaugh...This building was much larger and more strongly built than their log dwellings. In order to accommodate quite a number of families, this Fort was erected on Hannah Elder's Plantation over a spring of water beside her log Cabin, and was known all over the northern part of Derry Township as Fort ELDER."
"Besides Fort Elder there were four other forts in the Township:
Fort Wallace, Fort Barr or Gilson, Fort Pumroy and Fort Sloan.
" In 1934, the School Directors of Derry Township purchased five new
buses to convey the children to the Township High School, and each bus will
bear the name of one of these Forts, which will be printed on it.
The object is to get the children interested in the early history of the Township."

Page 16: ANDERSON FAMILY
..."There is little doubt that the Andersons of Scotland were distant ancestors and that some of the families had moved to Ireland, as Robert ELDER [of PAXTANG] had done."
"Thomas ANDERSON was born in Donegal, Ireland. In 1725 came with his parents to America. About 1745 they settled in Donegal, Lancaster Co PA. Later he lived with his sister, Hannah who was married to David Elder of Paxtang, above Harrisburg....
"I have two or three of his distilling account books from 1760 to 1770. From these books we learn that he at one time had visited Scotland before coming to America and while there had met and fallen in love with a Scotch Lassie, named Eliza [but they never married...]
"His library consisted of fine leather back books,
which are still well preserved." [1938].

Page 24:
"In 1783 Hannah Anderson ELDER, now a widow, together with her son
Robert and his wife and their children, Hannah, aged three,
and Thomas, aged one year, and her brother, Thomas Anderson, emigrated with the Anderson Colony and settled on that tract of land on the Richlands near New Alexandria, Pennsylvania, which her brother, Thomas, had taken up for her in 1769. This tract was called Hannesburg....She was ninety-six years old when she died and is buried in the Old Salem Churchyard. Beside her illustrious brother, Thomas Anderson, there also is buried her son Robert, who died in 1834, aged 80, and his wife, Mary Whiteside, who died in 1823, age 68 years."

Egle's chapter in "PENNSYLVANIA GENEALOGIES",
entries for PAXTANG ELDER in Westmoreland Co PA:

V. DAVID ELDER,2 (Robert,1) b. 1710; d. 1753;
m. in 1730, HANNAH ANDERSON, of Donegal;
d. about 1811, in Westmoreland county.
They had issue:
17. i. Robert, b. 1751; m. Mary Whiteside. ...
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Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project
results:
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Elder
NancyElderPeterSEN@yahoo.com
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