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Re: John Elder of Montgomery Co. Illinois pre 1850
Posted by: Nancy Petersen (ID *****3235) Date: January 29, 2010 at 08:50:23
In Reply to: John Elder of Montgomery Co. Illinois pre 1850 by RB of 2779

Hi Rebecca,
I'm reviewing my notes for ELDER in Iredell Co NC, posted along with some of your earlier research
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/IredellCoNC.htm

Our DNA results appear to trace the same families in NC:
posted at
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Elder

ELDER Descendants - R1b
kit #16176 of Iredell Co NC - 23/25
#15696 of Alexander Co NC - 11/12
#114538 - Ancestor JOHN ELDER b. abt 1804 NC (67 markers)
all matching "Franklin Co PA" group (same as my brother's)

Mention of John ELDER in NC:
Deed Book N: Page 349, Dated 8 Nov. 1828.
"John Elder to Andrew Elder.
For the sum of $1000, a tract of land lying on
south fork of South Yadkin River, containing 438 acres.
Signed: John Elder. Witness: John W. McLelland
and James Thompson jurat.
Proved Nov. 1828. registered 20 Dec. 1828."

Also same family:
Find-a-Grave:
Cemetery marker photo for JOHN W. ELDER,
Civil War Soldier in Wisconsin
at
http://tinyurl.com/6oc2qa

Pvt John W. Elder
Birth: Oct. 13, 1844
Lafayette County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1899
Spivey
Kingman County
Kansas, USA
Son of William & Mary C. Scheem Elder
Husband of Nancy Conley Elder
Residence: Platteville, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 29 Sep 1863
Side Served: Union
State Served: Wisconsin
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 29 September 1863
Enlisted in Company H,
7th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 29 September 1863.
Wounded on 31 March 1865 at Gravelly Run, VA
Mustered out Company H,
7th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 14 June 1865
Source Citation: Side served: Union; State served: Wisconsin;
Enlistment date: 29 September 1863.
Burial:
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Kingman
Kingman County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Mar 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18630362

Will keep watching for more connections.
--Nancy Elder Petersen
NancyP@Teleport.com
Host, ELDER DNA project


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