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William Alexander ELDER Bible of 1871 - PA

 
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2005 12:44 am    Post subject: William Alexander ELDER Bible of 1871 - PA Reply with quote

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TRANSCRIPT FROM INSIDE OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER ELDER BIBLE
Ligonier, Westmoreland Co PA (1871)
Transcribed by Francesca Elder Boone, March 5, 2005
(owned by Ronald E. NICELY until March 2005)

Written in upper left hand of inside front cover
"Grandpa Elder
gave this to
Eliza May Elder Nicely
she gave it to me
to take care of
Anna Ruth Nicely Demmett"

TRANSCRIPT FROM FIRST PAGE OF FAMILY RECORDS as written
AT THE END OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER ELDER BIBLE
FAMILY RECORD
BIRTHS
William Alexander Elder. born December 14th 1854
Lettie Ann McKelvey. born June 21st 1861

Infant daughter born and died June 29th 1880
John Franklin Elder. born February 27th 1882
Eliza May Elder. born September 8th 1884
Josephine Elizabeth Elder born April 24th 1896
Maud McKelvey Elder. born April 26th 1898

TRANSCRIPT FROM SECOND PAGE OF FAMILY RECORDS as written
AT THE END OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER ELDER BIBLE
FAMILY RECORD
MARRIAGES
(Alexander) (Anna)
William A. Elder and Lettie A. McKelvey,
were married Oct. 7th 1879 by Rev. H. L. McMurray

Charles E. Nicely and Eliza May Elder,
were married September 19th 1901

John Franklin Elder and Anna Beckman Shipley,
were married September 10th 1903 by Rev. J. L. Smith

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS ON THIS BIBLE PAGE….
(written in pencil above the article is the year 1929)
Celebrate Fiftieth WeddingAnniversary
Monday, October 7th, was the fifti-
eth wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. A. Elder of North Market
street, and on Sunday, members of
their family and a few friends gather-
ed at the Elder home and helped Mr.
and Mrs. Elder celebrate the event.
A bountiful dinner was served and
The day was spent in a quiet social
Way.
The Echo extends congratulations
To Mr. and Mrs. Elder

Newspaper article pinned to bible page
ELDER SHIPLEY
In Pittsburg at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Eddy on Thursday evening,
Sept. 10, 1903, by the Rev. J. L. Smith,
D.D., pastor of Christ Lutheran church,
Mr. John F. Elder, of South Side, Pitts-
Burg, formerly of Ligonier, and Miss
Anna B. Shipley, of Idle Park, West-
moreland county. They went on a wed-
ding trip to Atlantic City for a few days’
journey. The best wishes of their Lig-
onier valley friends go with them through
life.
****
1871 in Roman numerals:
(MDCCCLXXI)
***********
1930 census:
Charles E Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1880 PA Head
Eliza M Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1885   Wife
Anna R Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1913   Daughter
Kathryn F Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1915   Daughter
Robert E Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1916   Son
Effie D Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1918   Daughter
Helen Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1920   Daughter
Mabel J Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1923   Daughter
Glen C Nicely - Ligonier, Westmoreland, PA abt 1925   Son
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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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