Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver, WA USA
|Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:11 am Post subject: WIKITREE for Matthew ELDER of Nova Scotia
|WIKITREE for Matthew ELDER of Nova Scotia
Born about 1748 in County Donegal, Ireland
Died 1811 in Windsor, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Husband of Rebecca Jenkins
Father of Margaret (Elder) Allison
Profile manager: Marie Chantigny
I’ve been researching this family, hoping to find someone to help with ELDER DNA.
My research notes are posted at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/NovaScotiaElder.htm
Sources: "The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia, Heart of the Acadian Land"... By Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton — Published 1910 — The Salem Press Company (and 1999 Heritage Books — Google BOOKS full text at http://tinyurl.com/yurpwz
Includes: Page 655 (and others) Family Sketches -- "The ELDER family, a family unusually gifted, was founded in Hants County by Matthew Elder, who came as a young man from County Donegal, Ireland, to Windsor..."
"Matthew ELDER's wife died Oct. 9, 1809 in Halifax, while on a visit to her son James. She was buried in St. Paul's burying ground ..."
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project