Elder

A1. Robert Elder, b. abt. 1679 in Scotland, moved to Ireland and from there to Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg, d. at Paxtang 28 Jul 1746, bur. Old Church graveyard, m. 1703 to Eleanor (b. 1684, d. 25 Oct 1742).
  • B1. Robert Elder, b. 1704 in Scotland.
    • C1. John Elder, b. 1730, d. Dec 1756 at Hanover county, ? unmarried.
    • C2. Robert Elder, b. 1732 at Hanover township, Pennsylvania, d. at Indiana county, Pennslyvania, abt. 1790, m. 1stly N. N. Cole, , m. 2ndly Mary Taylor (d. 15 Apr 1813).
      • D1. *by 1* Joshua Elder.
      • D2. *by 2* James Elder, b. in Dauphin co., Pennsylvania 1763, d. 13 Apr 1813 at Indiana co., Pennsylvania, m. 25 Dec 1792 to Martha Robinson (b. 1772, d. 27 May 1812), daughter of Robert Robinson.
        • E1. Robert Robinson Elder, b. 8 Oct 1793, d. 5 Apr 1858 near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, m. 1stly Sarah Sherer (b. 1798, d. 25 Nov 1836), m. 2ndly May 1840 to Elizabeth Galbraith Elder (b. 17 Mar 1806, d. 16 Feb 1862).
          • F1. *by 1* James Elder, b. 18 Aug 1826, d. 12 Jan 1877 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, m. 2 Mar 1854 to Rebecca Orth Whitehill (b. 14 Aug 1828, d. 17 Feb 1890), daughter of John Whitehill.
            • G1. Catharine Orth Elder.
            • G2. Robert R. Elder.
            • G3. Martha K. Elder.
            • G4. Edward Elder.
            • G5. Ida Elder.
          • F2. *by 1* Robert Elder, b. 2 May 1830, d. 8 Mar 1861.
          • F3. *by 1* Martha Elder, m. Samuel Hemphill Wallace.
            • G1. Samuel Wallace.
          • F4. *by 1* Sarah Elder, m. John Montgomery Forster.
          • F5. *by 2* Scott Elder, m. and lives in California.
          • F6. *by 2* Thomas Elder, m. Tacie Elizabeth Jarrett, and lives at Dayton, Ohio.
            • G1. Mary Moore Elder, b. 13 Nov 1872.
            • G2. Florence Elder, b. 24 Oct 1875, d. 10 Mar 1878.
            • G3. William Woolston Elder, b. 7 May 1879, d. 5 Jan 1881.
            • G4. Robert Jarrett Elder, b. 24 Feb 1884.
            • G5. Elsie Jennette Elder, b. 3 Apr 1887.
            • G6. Helen Tacie Elder, b. 28 Dec 1889.
        • E2. David Elder, b. 22 Aug 1795 in Maryland, d. 5 Apr 1879 at Elder's Ridge, m. Juliana Sherer.
          • F1. James Sherer Elder, minister, m. 22 Dec 1858 to Nancy Barnett, daughter of John Barnett and his wife Nancy Morrison, of Westmoreland co., Pennsylvania.
            • G1. John Barnett Elders.
            • G2. James M. Elder.
            • G3. David Judson Elder.
          • F2. Sarah E. Elder, m. 1860 to S. Judson Craighead (b. 5 Dec 1834).
            • G1. David Elder Craighead.
            • G2. George V. Craighead.
            • G3. Julia Eliza Craighead.
            • G4. James R. E. Craighead.
            • G5. Sarah Maria Craighead.
            • G6. Emeline M. Craighead.
            • G7. Nannie Judson Craighead.
        • E3. John Elder, b. 2 Oct 1797, d. 4 Apr 1870 at Elder's Ridge, m. Elizabeth McKee.
          • F1. Elizabeth Elder, m. Robert Bills.
          • F2. Martha J. Elder, m. Alexander Thompson.
          • F3. Rev. Thomas R. Elder, m. Maria J. Elder.
          • F4. Caroline Elder.
          • F5. J. McKee Elder, d. unmarried.
        • E4. Polly Elder, b. 22 Oct 1799, of Clarksburg, Pennsylvania, m. Samuel Russell, of Westmoreland co.
          • F1. William Russell.
          • F2. Rachel Russell.
          • F3. Dorcas Russell.
          • F4. Martha Russell, of Clarksburg, Pennsylvania.
          • F5. Polly Russell, d. unmarried.
          • F6. Samuel Russell, d. without issue.
        • E5. Joshua Elder, b. 18 Jan 1802, d. 25 Aug 1883, m. 1stly 12 Mar 1829 to Eleanor Sherer (b. 1802, d. 2 Apr 1837); m. 2ndly 1 Jan 1839 to Mary C. Gilmor (d. 26 Feb 1844); m. 3rdly 4 Dec 1845 to Nancy Brown.
          • F1. *by 1* Joshua Reed Elder.
          • F2. *by 1* David Robinson Elder, m. 18 Feb 1858 to Mary E. Cowden.
            • G1. Joshua Wallace Elder, b. 25 Feb 1861.
            • G2. William Cowden Elder, b. 20 Apr 1864.
            • G3. Eleanor Sherer Elder, b. 21 Dec 1870.
          • F3. *by 1* John Elder, m. 29 Oct 1863 to Mary J. Rutherford.
            • G1. Herbert Elder, b. 14 Oct 1864.
            • G2. Charles Elder, b. 2 Aug 1866.
            • G3. John Park Elder, b. 1 Jan 1872, d. without issue.
            • G4. Eliza Rutherford Elder, b. 5 Feb 1874, d. without issue.
            • G5. Jannet Sherer Elder, b. 20 Aug 1875.
          • F4. *by 2* Elizabeth M. Elder, m. William Kerr Cowden.
          • F5. *by 3* Margaret Elder, m. John Quincy Adams Rutherford.
          • F6. *by 3* Matthew Brown Elder.
          • F7. *by 3* Eleanor Sherer Elder, m. Francis W. Rutherford.
          • F8. *by 3* Matilda Elder.
          • F9. *by 3* Mary A. Elder, d. without issue.
        • E6. James A. Elder, of Elder's Ridge, b. 18 Feb 1804, d. 5 Feb 1877 at Elder's Ridge, m. Margaret Barnett, daughter of Thomas Barnett.
          • F1. Martha Robinson Elder, m. Rev. J. M. Barnett.
          • F2. Thomas Barnett Elder, m. Mary Barnett, daughter of John Barnett and Nancy Morrison.
            • G1. Nettie Elder.
            • G2. Wilson Barnett Elder.
            • G3. Margaret Elder.
            • G4. May Elder.
            • G5. John Elder.
        • E7. Rachel Elder, b. 18 Dec 1806, d. Feb 1840 at Jefferson co., Pennsylvania, m. Apr 1829 to the Rev. Jesse Smith.
          • F1. Sybil M. Smith.
        • E8. Thomas Elder, b. 1 May 1810, of Elder's Ridge, m. 1stly Elizabeth Coleman, m. 2ndly Jane Cook, m. 3rdly Martha Caldwell.
          • F1. *by 1* Sarah Elder, of Blairsville, Pennsylvania.
          • F2. *by 1* Robert Elder, d. without issue.
          • F3. *by 2* Maggie Elder, m. Rev. Moorhead.
      • D3. *by 2* David Elder, b. 28 Oct 1764 in Maryland, d. 8 Jan 1834 at Fontaine county, Indiana, m. 3 Jun 1790 to Ann Nesbit (b. 28 Dec 1771 at Lancaster co., Pennsylvania, d. 22 Jul 1854 at Clark co., Ohio).
        • E1. Robert Elder, b. 28 Mar 1791, miller, d. 18 Oct 1827, bur. Paxtang graveyard, m. 2 Mar 1820 to Elizabeth Sherer (b. 1795, d. 26 Feb 1860, bur. Paxtang graveyard), daughter of Samuel Sherer and his wife Elizabeth.
          • F1. Annie Elder, m. John Ferguson, of Lawrence co., Pennsylvania.
          • F2. Joshua Nesbit Elder, d. 7 Jan 1874, at Helena, Arkansas, m. 1stly Sophia Patton, m. 2ndly Sarah Summers, without issue.
          • F3. Samuel Sherer Elder, Lieutenant Colonel, d. 6 Apr 1885 at Fortress Monro, Virginia, bur. Paxtang graveyard, m. Elizabeth Garland (d. 19 Nov 1890, bur. Paxtang graveyard), of Hendersy, Kentucky.
          • F4. Elizabeth J. Elder, m. Rev. William G. March.
        • E2. Sarah Elder, b. 23 May 1793, d. 16 Jul 1835 in Ohio, m. 1816 to Robert Johnson.
        • E3. Mary Elder, b. 21 Apr 1795, d. 18 Aug 1796.
        • E4. John Nesbit Elder, b. 23 Mar 1797, of Fontaine co., Indiana.
        • E5. Ann Elder, b. 18 Mar 1799, m. 1820 to Abram Brewer, with issue.
        • E6. James Elder, b. 7 Jul 1800, d. 9 Dec 1837, m. 1830 to Susan Noble, with issue.
        • E7. Polly Taylor Elder, b. 31 Oct 1802, d. 17 Aug 1819.
        • E8. Nancy Elder, b. 25 Dec 1804, m. Robert Elder, son of Robert Elder and his wife Ann Ingram.
        • E9. Joshua David Elder, b. 18 Feb 1807, d. 30 Oct 1836 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, m. 1825 to Eliza Murray (d. at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania).
          • F1. Glorvina Elder, m. James C. McClure, of Northumberland co.
          • F2. Andrew Elder.
        • E10. Eliza Moorhead Elder, b. 14 Feb 1809 at Indiana co., Pennsylvania, d. 15 NOv 1890 at Covington, Indiana, m .25 Jul 1826 to Jacob Tice (b. 18 May 1798 at Middlesex co., New Jersey, d. 5 FEb 1886 at Covington, Indiana).
          • F1. Catharine Tice, b. 30 Apr 1827 at Hamilton co., Ohio, m. 1844 to Alexander Gordon.
          • F2. Joshua David Tice, b. 28 Sep 1830 at Covington, Indiana, d. 25 Nov 1830.
          • F3. John Rallelyea Tice, b. 15 Aug 1832 at Covington, Indiana, d. 20 Oct 1889 at Jackson co., Oregon.
          • F4. Ann Amelia Tice, b. 28 Aug 1832 at Covington, Indiana, d. 23 Feb 1833, without issue.
          • F5. Frederick Randolph Tice, b. 26 Mar 1841 at Covington, Indiana, of Frankfort, Indiana.
          • F6. Margaret Duncan Tice, b. 10 Feb 1843 at Covington, Indiana, d. 4 Mar 1843.
          • F7. Eliza Elder Tice, b. 12 Jul 1844 at Covington, Indiana, m. 31 May 1865 to judge Thomas F. Davidson (b. 17 Feb 1839, d. 19 Mar 1892 at Crawfordsville, Indiana).
            • G1. Annie Mary Davidson, m. Prof. M. B. Thomas, of Wabash College.
        • E11. Martha Robinson Elder, b. 19 May 1811, m. James A. White, of Vermillion co., Indiana.
      • D4. *by 2* Robert Elder, b. 1767, d. at Elder's Ridge 12 Apr 1813, m. Mary Smith (d. Dec 1857).
        • E1. Margaret Elder, b. 1796, d. 7 Jun 1837, m. 1820 to William Ewing, of Indiana co. (d. 31 Aug 1844).
          • F1. John Ewing.
          • F2. Joshua Ewing.
          • F3. Robert Ewing.
          • F4. Rev. James A. Ewing.
          • F5. William Ewing.
        • E2. Joshua Elder, b. 1798, d. 11 Nov 1825 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, unmarried.
        • E3. Mary (Polly), b. 1800, m. John Laird.
          • F1. Zachariah Laird.
          • F2. Maria Laird.
          • F3. Judith Laird.
          • F4. Margaret Laird.
          • F5. Robert Elder Laird.
        • E4. Ann Elder, b. 1802, d. 1816.
        • E5. John Elder, b. 1804, d. 1823.
        • E6. Hannah Elder, b. 1807, .d 1832, unmarried.
        • E7. Robert Elder, b. 23 Dec 1809, m. 20 Mar 1834 to Nancy Douglass.
          • F1. Maria J. Elder, m. Rev. Thomas R. Elder.
          • F2. John Douglass Elder, k. in action in Tennessee.
          • F3. Robert T. Elder.
          • F4. Cordelia Elder, m. with issue.
          • F5. Julia M. Elder, m. with issue.
          • F6. Lydia A. Elder.
          • F7. Josephine Elder.
          • F8. Agnes V. Elder.
          • F9. Lizzie E. Elder.
      • D5. *by 2* Anne Elder, b. 1770, d. at Indiana co., Pennsylvania, m. Archibald Marshall.
        • E1. Anne Marshall, m. James Mowry.
        • E2. Polly Marshall, m. Alexander Templeton.
    • C3. Samuel Elder, b. 1734, d. in Maryland, m. Mary Robinson, from Hanover township.
      • D1. Samuel Elder, b. 1758, m. Mary (b. 1759, d. 21 Oct 1830).
        • E1. Joseph Robinson Elder, b. 1801, d. 16 Nov 1825.
        • E2. Samuel Elder, drowned, without issue.
      • D2. John Elder, d. bef. 1823, m. Esther McKinley (b. 1763, d. 24 Jul 1823).
        • E1. John Elder, b. 25 Mar 1784.
        • E2. Mary Elder, b. 29 Mar 1785, d. 19 Apr 1857, m. James Harwood.
          • F1. James Harwood.
          • F2. Mary Harwood, died without issue.
          • F3. Margaret Harwood, died without issue.
          • F4. Henry Harwood.
        • E3. James Elder, b. 27 Mar 1787.
        • E4. Margaret Elder, b. 9 Aug 1789, m. Henry White, of Baltimore.
          • F1. William White, b. 1815.
        • E5. John Elder, b. 19 Sep 1792.
        • E6. McKinley Elder, b. 21 Oct 1791.
        • E7. Stephen Elder, b. 11 Apr 1794.
        • E8. Samuel Elder, b. 9 Nov 1795, flour merchant in Baltimore, d. 8 Mar 1866, unmarried.
        • E9. Elizabeth Elder, b. 14 Jan 1798.
        • E10. James Elder, b. 26 Jul 1802, d. Nov 1860, m. 8 Aug 1848 to Deborah D. Keene, of Nashua, New Hampshire.
          • F1. Samuel J. Elder, counsellor-at-law in Boston.
        • E11. John Elder, b. 30 Jul 1804.
    • C4. Isabel Elder, b. 1736, m. Adam Breaden.
    • C5. David Elder, b. 1738, moved to Ohio.
      • D1. Joshua Elder.
      • D2. Robert Elder.
    • C6. Elizabeth Elder, b. 1740.
  • B2. John Elder, b. 26 Jan 1706 at Edinburgh, Scotland, Reverend, d. 17 Jul 1792 at Paxtang township, Pennsylvania, m. 1stly 1740 to Mary Baker (b. 1715 in co. Antrim, Ireland, d. 12 Jun 1749 at Paxtang), daughter of Joshua Baker, of Lancaster, Pennslyvania, m. 2ndly 5 Nov 1751 to Mary Simpson (b. 1732 at Paxtang, d. 6am 3 Oct 1786), daughter of Thomas Simpson and his wife Sarah.
    • C1. *by 1* Robert Elder, b. at Paxtang 11 Jun 1742, Colonel, d. 29 Sep 1818, m. Mary J. Thompson (b. 19 Oct 1750, d. 18 Aug 1813). They had further issue.
    • C2. *by 1* Joshua Elder, b. at Paxtang 9 Mar 1744/5, farmer, judge, d. 5 Dec 1820, m. 1stly 15 Sep 1773 to Mary McAllister (b. 1753, d. 21 Nov 1782), m. 2ndly 23 May 1783 to Sarah McAllister (b. 1762, d. 6 Dec 1807). No issue.
    • C3. *by 1* Eleanor Elder, b. 3 Dec 1749, m. John Hays.
    • C4. *by 1* Grizel Elder, b. 2 May 1749, d. 18 Sep 1769.
    • C5. *by 2* Sarah Elder, b. 19 Oct 1752, d. 14 Feb 1822, m. James Wallace.
    • C6. *by 2* Ann Elder, b. 8 Oct 1754, d. 10 Aug 1814, bur. Paxtang graveyard, m. 23 Sep 1779 to Andrew Stephen (b. 1753, d. 3 Dec 1800, bur. Paxtang graveyard).
      • D1. Robert Elder Stephen.
      • D2. Ann Stephen, b. 1785, d. 20 Apr 1800, bur. Paxtang graveyard.
      • D3. Andrew Stephen, b. 30 May 1791, d. 12 Jan 1832, bur. Paxtang graveyard.
      • D4. John Stephen, a physician near Halifax, Pennsylvania.
    • C7. *by 2* John Elder, b. 3 Aug 1757, Captain, d. 27 Apr 1811 at Paxtand to m. 16 Dec 1778 to Elizabeth Awl (b. 18 Nov 1761, d. abt. 1850).
      • D1. Mary Elder, b. 1779, m. general John Forster.
      • D2. Jacob Elder, b. 1783, newspaper publisher, d. Oct 1816, unmarried.
      • D3. John Elder, m. 17 Oct 1826 to Mary McCammon (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly N. N. Thompson), daughter of John McCammon, of Middletown.
      • D4. Robert Elder.
      • D5. Joshua Elder.
      • D6. Sally-Ann Elder.
      • D7. Eliza Awl Elder, m. Henry Alward.
    • C8. *by 2* Mary Elder, b. 12 Jan 1760, m. James Wilson.
    • C9. *by 2* Jane Elder, b. 21 May 1762, d. 6 Aug 1763.
    • C10. *by 2* James Elder, b. 15 Jun 1764, d. 14 Jan 1827, m. Dec 1801 to Lucinda Wallace (in her 1st marriage, m. 2ndly Feb 1829 to Jame B. Reynolds, of Tennessee. She was b. 28 May 1781, d. 26 Jul 1826).
      • D1. Joshua Elder, b. 31 Jan 1803, who married and had issue.
    • C11. *by 2* Thomas Elder, b. 30 Jan 1767, company president, d. at Harrisburg 29 Apr 1853, m. 1stly 23 Mar 1799 to Catharine Cox (d. 12 Jun 1810), daughter of colonel Cornelius Cox, of Estherton, Pennsylvania; m. 2ndly 30 May 1813 to Elizabeth Shippen Jones (b. 13 Dec 1787 at Burlington, New Jersey, d. 31 Oct 1871 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), daughter of Robert Strettell Jones and Ann Shippen.
      • D1. *by 1* George Washington Elder, d. without issue.
      • D2. *by 1* Mary R. Elder, m. 13 Jun 1816 to Amos Ellmaker (b. 2 Feb 1787 at New Holland, Lancaster co., Pennsylvania, judge, d. 18 Nv 1851 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania), son of Nathaniel Ellmaker.
        • E1. Nathaniel Ellmaker, lawyer, m. 1 Oct 1844 to Cecilia M. Hager.
        • E2. Franklin Ellmaker, d. without issue.
        • E3. Catharine Cox Ellmaker, d. without issue.
        • E4. Elizabeth Elder Ellmaker, d. without issue.
        • E5. Thomas Ellmaker, of Lancaser, Pennsylvania.
        • E6. Levi Ellmaker, m. 13 Jan 1859 to Elizabeth Carson.
          • F1. Mary Elder Ellmaker.
          • F2. Elizabeth Elder Ellmaker.
          • F3. Susan Carson Ellmaker.
          • F4. Amon Ellmaker, d. without issue.
      • D3. *by 2* Ann Shippen Elder, b. 19 Oct 1814, d. 5 Mar 1818.
      • D4. *by 2* Catharina Jones Elder, b. 20 Jul 1816, m. Samuel Bethel Boude (b. 1 Jan 1806, d. 26 Jun 1880), son of Captain Thomas Boude.
        • E1. Elizabeth Shippen Boude, b. 8 Sep 1836, m. Jasper Green.
        • E2. Emily Alice Boude, b. 23 Dec 1838.
        • E3. Helen Mary Boude, b. 10 Aug 1843, m. Edward Hudson Worrall.
        • E4. Thomas Elder Boude, b. 24 Jan 1847, d. 29 Feb 1852.
        • E5. Charles Henry Boude, b. 22 Jun 1849, killed in an accident 20 May 1893, m. Eleanor P. Beatty.
          • F1. Mary Scott Clendenin Boude, b. 20 Jan 1873.
          • F2. Philip Bethel Boude, b. 16 Oct 1875.
        • E6. Samuel Bethel Boude, b. 22 Nov 1854.
      • D5. Thomas Elder, b. 28 Jun 1818 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, d. 29 Apr 1855 at Waverly co., Montana, m. 7 May 1850 to Margaretta Wilson, daughter of Thomas Low Wilson and Julianna Margaretta Bender.
        • E1. Thomas Elder, b. 21 Feb 1851.
        • E2. Wilson Elder, b. 13 Jan 1853.
      • D6. John Elder, b. 27 May 1820, d. 27 Apr 1867 near Atlanta, Georgia.
      • D7. Sarah Wallace Elder, b. 13 Jan 1822, d. 19 Dec 1832.
      • D8. Elizabeth Shippen Elder, b. 4 Oct 1824, d. 19 Dec 1832.
      • D9. James Shippen Elder, b. 29 Apr 1826 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Captain, m. Mary Carpenter, daughter of Israel Carpenter and his wife Catharine.
        • E1. Robert James Elder, b. 14 Nov 1850, m. Annie Nesbit (d. 3 Apr 1872), daughter of William Nesbit and his wife Martha.
        • E2. Thomas Elder, b. 18 Feb 1852, d. 1 Jul 1852.
        • E3. William Smedley Elder, b. 25 Jul 1854, of Wellington, Montana.
        • E4. Joshua Elder, b. 23 Mar 1857, m. Emma Jane Schroover.
          • F1. James Henry Elder.
          • F2. Mary Elizabeth Elder.
          • F3. John Thomas Elder.
        • E5. Thomas Brown Elder, b. 19 Feb 1859, of Elderton, Montana.
        • E6. John James Elder, b. 4 Mar 1861.
        • E7. Charles McIntire Elder, b. 18 Jun 1866.
    • C12. *by 2* David Elder, b. 7 May 1769 in Paxtang, d. 22 May 1809, m. Jane (Jean) Galbraith (b. 1772, d. 13 Jan 1842), daughter of Colonel Bertram Galbraith.
      • D1. Mary Elder, m. 1stly Dr. Henry B. Dorrance (d. 1 Oct 1828, bur. at Paxtang), m. 2ndly judge David Scott, of Wilks-Barre, Pennsylvania.
      • D2. Anne Elder, d. unmarried.
      • D3. Elizabeth Galbraith Elder, b. 17 Mar 1806, m. Robert R. Elder (see below).
      • D4. Robert Elder, b. 1806, d. 1854, m. 1830 to Hannah Deitrick.
        • E1. Mary Simpson Elder, b. 1832, d. 1871, m. 1860 to the banker Walter G. Sterling (in his 1st marriage, m. 2ndly Emma Elder, his first wife's sister [see below]; b. 24 Nov 1821 at Black Walnut, Meshoppen, Pennsylvania, d. 12 Apr 1889 at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), son of Daniel Sterling and his wife Rachel.
          • F1. Mary Scott Sterling, b. 1861.
          • F2. Emily Sterling, b. 1862, d. young.
          • F3. Florence Sterling, b. 1864, d. young.
        • E2. Jane Galbraith Elder, b. 1834, d. 1894, m. 1867 to John MacFarland, of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
        • E3. David Elder, b. 1838.
        • E4. Ann Elizabeth Elder, b. 1843, m. 1868 to Samuel Bickle, of Millerburg, Pennsylvania.
        • E5. Robert Elder, b. 1851.
        • E6. Emma Elder, b. 1853, m. 1872 to Walter G. Sterling (in his 2nd marriage, m. 1stly Mary Simpson Elder, Emma's sister, above).
          • F1. Margaret Sterling, b. 1873.
          • F2. Walter Carl Sterling, b. 1876.
          • F3. Knight Sterling, b. 1877.
          • F4. Paul Sterling, b. 1879.
          • F5. Leila Sterling, b. 1881.
    • C13. *by 2* Samuel Elder, b. 27 Feb 1772, Sheriff of Dauphin county, d. at Harrisburg, 26 Sep 1815, m. 7 Mar 1793 to Margaret Espy (b. 27 Feb 1772, d. 4 ep 1851), daughter of Josiah Espy and Anne Kirkpatrick.
      • D1. Ann Espy Elder, b. 25 Feb 1794, d. 3 Jun 1886 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, m. 1816 to Alexander M. Piper (b. 1786 at Bedford, Pennsylvania, d. 17 Mar 1868 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania).
        • E1. John Piper, b. 1817 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, d. 1825.
        • E2. Samuel Piper, b. 1819, d. 1843, m. 1842 to Lucinda Wall, of Philadelphia.
          • F1. N. N. Piper, a daughter.
        • E3. William Piper, b. 1821, d. young.
        • E4. Margaret Elder Piper, b. 1823, m. 1 May 1845 to the printer and ordinance officer Erkuries Beatty (b. 6 May 1817 at Columbia, Pennsylvania, d. 8 Mar 1880 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania), son of William Pitt Beatty.
          • F1. William Pitt Beatty, b. 18 Feb 1846.
          • F2. Alexander Piper Beatty, b. 12 Jan 1848.
          • F3. Annie Elder Beatty, b. 14 Aug 1849, d. 8 Jul 1852.
          • F4. Fannie Beatty, b. 13 Oct 1852, d. young.
          • F5. Helen Ansley Beatty, b. 15 Dec 1853.
          • F6. George Beatty, b. 30 Dec 1855, d. 2 Jan 1856.
        • E5. Williem Kirkpatrick Piper, b. 1825.
        • E6. Alexander Piper, b. 1828, Colonel, m. 1870 to Adelaide Cozzens, of West Point, New York.
        • E7. James Wilson Piper, b. 1832, m. 1863 to Sarah B. Ross, of Fort Hamilton, Long Island.
          • F1. Alexander R. Piper, Second Lieutenant.
          • F2. Vandyke Piper.
        • E8. Annie Piper, b. 1834, d. young.
        • E9. Mary Campbell Piper, b. 1836, d. 1875, m. John J. White, of Loudoun co., Virginia, with issue living in Atlanta, Georgia.
        • E10. Annie Elder Piper, b. 23 Sep 1842, m. 19 May 1863 to the barrister Agib Ricketts (b. 12 OCt 1834 at Rohrsburg, Columbia co., Pennsylvania), son of Elijah Green Ricketts.
          • F1. Miriam Ricketts, b. 3 May 1864, m. Harry Harkness Stoek.
          • F2. Alexander Ricketts, b. 29 Oct 1866, lawyer at Wilkes-Barre.
          • F3. John Ricketts, b. 18 Nov 1870.
          • F4. Annie Piper Ricketts, b. 30 Mar 1873.
          • F5. Margaretta Beatty Ricketts, b. 19 Feb 1877.
      • D2. John Elder, b. 2 Sep 1796 at Dauphin co., Pennsylvania, architect, d. 3 Nov 1857 at Sacramento city, California, m. 2 Mar 1820 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Jane Henderson Ritchey (b. 20 May 1800 at Dauphin co., Pennsylvania).
        • E1. John Ritchey Elder, b. 7 Dec 1820 at Dauphin co., Pennsylvania, newspaper publisher, m. 1stly 19 Dec 1848 at Indianapolis, Indiana, to Julia Ann Ohr (d. 9 Apr 1853), m. 2ndly 19 Oct 1854 to Amelia Ann Line, daughter of judge William Line, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
          • F1. *by 1* Henry David Elder, b. 31 Dec 1850, d. 6 Mar 1853.
          • F2. *by 1* Julia Ohr Elder, b. 31 Mar 1853, d. 21 Oct 1854.
          • F3. *by 2* William Line Elder, b. 31 Jul 1855.
          • F4. *by 2* Mary Jane Elder, b. 15 May 1858.
          • F5. *by 2* John Henry Elder, b. 19 Nov 1860, d. 16 Aug 1861.
          • F6. *by 2* Edward Clinton Elder, b. 15 Aug 1863.
        • E2. Samuel Piper Elder, b. 25 Oct 1822 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, dry-goods merchant, d. 3 Oct 1857, at Bradford, Iowa, m. 1850 at Rockford, Illinois, to Helen Holmes (d. 1882 at Nashua, Iowa).
          • F1. Jane Henderson Elder, b. 24 Feb 1853 at Rockford, Illinois, m. 1 Dec 1871 at Bradford, Iowa to J. D. Knapp.
            • G1. Willis Adelbert Knapp, b. 1 Sep 1872 at Nashua, Iowa.
          • F2. Frances Mary Elder, b. 11 Aug 1855 at Monroe, Wisconsin, m. 23 Oct 1879 at Nashua, Iowa, to La Fayette Lamberson.
            • G1. Flora Sarah Lamberson, b. 17 Nov 1880 at West Union, Iowa.
        • E3. Margaretta Elder, b. 25 Oct 1824, d. 15 Aug 1825.
        • E4. Alexander James Elder, b. 17 Jan 1827 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, wholesale merchant, judge, m. 31 Aug 1879 to Rilla Preston.
        • E5. David Ritchey Elder, b. 25 Jun 1830 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, d. 19 Mar 1850.
        • E6. Adaline Elder, b. 16 Mar 1834 at Indianapolis, Indiana, m. 29 Mar 1854 at Rockford, Illinois, to John Addison Bradshaw (b. near Staunton, Viriginia).
        • E7. Ann Mary Elder, b. 10 Jul 1836 at Indianapolis, Indiana, m. 12 Nov 1856 to director William Moore Guilford (b. 26 Nov 1832 at Lebanon, Pennsylvania), son of Simeon Guilford and his wife Catharine E. Doll.
          • F1. Jane Ritchey Guilford.
          • F2. William Moore Guilford.
          • F3. Paul Guilford.
          • F4. Adaline Elder Guilford.
          • F5. Arthur Bryant Guilford.
        • E8. Thomas Josiah Elder, b. 25 Nov 1838 at Indianapolis, Indiana, d. 26 Feb 1870, near Tuolumme City, Stanislaus co., California.
        • E9. Margaretta Sarah Elder, b. 21 Jul 1842, at Indianapolis, Indiana.
      • D3. Mary S. Elder, b. 1798, d. 17 Apr 1882 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, m. 1stly 19 Apr 1827 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Adams Campbell (d. 25 Jan 1840, bur. Donegal Church graveyard, Lancaster co., Pennsylvania), m. 2ndly 10 Jul 1845 to William Line, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
        • E1. *by 1* William Kirkpatrick Campbell, b. 17 Mar 1828, m. 1874 to Rebecca (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly N. N. Sordis), of Cumberland co., Pennsylvania.
        • E2. *by 1* Samuel Elder Campbell, b. 18 Nov 1830, d. 12 Sep 1835.
        • E3. *by 1* Margaret Myra Elder Campbell, b. 15 Jan 1833, m. 31 May 1857 to John W. Duvall, of Prince George co., Maryland.
          • F1. William Benjamin Duvall, b. 29 May 1859.
          • F2. Anna Mary Duvall, b. 6 Feb 1861.
          • F3. Martha Rebecca Duvall, b. 12 Nov 1862.
          • F4. Margaret Elder Duvall, b. 21 Jan 1867.
        • E4. *by 1* Anna Martha Campbell, b. 15 Oct 1835, m. 16 Dec 1858 to Samuel Coyle (d. 23 Aug 1879).
        • E5. *by 1* Sarah Jane Campbell, b. 19 Aug 1838, d. 22 Mar 1841.
      • D4. Josiah Elder, b. 1801, d. 30 Oct 1844.
      • D5. Sarah McAllister Elder, b. 16 Sep 1803, d. 26 May 1895 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, m. 13 Apr 1824 to William H. Doll (b. 1796 at Harrisburg, d. 16 Aug 1852 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), son of the silversmith Joseph Doll.
        • E1. Samuel Elder Doll, b. 1828, d. 1853, at Callao, Peru.
        • E2. Ann Espy Doll, b. 1830, d. 1847.
        • E3. Esther Mary Doll, b. 1832, m. 1862 to quartermaster James Martin Bradshaw, of Indianapolis, Indiana.
          • F1. Charles Bailey Bradshaw, b. 28 Jan 1864, d. 12 Dec 1866.
          • F2. John Edward Bradshaw, b. 2 Dec 1869.
        • E4. Catharine Elizabeth Doll, b. 1834, m. 1stly 1858 to John Whitehill Reily (d. 20 Mar 1860), son of Dr. Luther Reily; m. 2ndly Dr. William Hall Harris.
          • F1. *by 1* Rebecca Elizabeth Reily.
          • F2. *by 1* John Whitehill Reily.
          • F3. *by 2* Sarah Esther Harris, m. Lucius S. Bigelow.
        • E5. Emma Harriet Doll, b. 1836, m. 1856 to iron-works director Charles Lukens Bailey (b. 9 Mar 1821 at Chester co., Pennsylvania), son of Joseph Bailey and martha Lukens.
          • F1. Joseph Bailey, d. without issue.
          • F2. William Elder Bailey, m. N. N. Alger, daughter of General Alger, of Detroit, Michigan.
          • F3. Edward Bailey, m. Elizabeth H. Reily.
          • F4. Charles Lukens Bailey, m. Mary F. Seiler.
          • F5. Morris Patterson Bailey, d. without issue.
          • F6. James Bradshaw Bailey.
          • F7. Emma Doll Bailey, m. Robert E. Speer.
          • F8. Henry Bent Bailey, d. without issue.
        • E6. Henry Clay Doll, b. 1838, m. 1874 at Salt Lake City, Utah to Catharine Geisey, of Lancaster, Ohio.
          • F1. Howard Doll.
          • F2. Gilbert Doll.
          • F3. Henry Doll.
          • F4. Esther Doll.
        • E7. Sarah Elder Doll, b. 1844, m. 1869 to ison manufacturer Gilbert Martin McCauley, of Ashlan, Ohio.
    • C14. *by 2* Michael Elder, b. 9 Aug 1773, d. 25 Sep 1850 at Columbia, Pennsylvania, m. 1stly 4 Jun 1795 to Nancy McKinney, of Middletown; m. 2ndly 5 Apr 1827 to Charlotte Giberson.
      • D1. *by 1* Myra Elder, m. Christian Haldeman.
      • D2. *by 1* Preston Billings Elder, b. 6 Feb 1810, cashier, editor, d. 6 Jan 1840 at Columbia, Pennsylvania, m. 1834 to Henrietta E. V. Claiborne.
      • D3. *by 2* William Elder, d. without issue.
    • C15. *by 2* Rebecca Elder, b. 1 Mar 1775, m. James Awl.
  • B3. Thomas Elder, b. 1708, d. Jul 1752, m. Mary Patterson, daughter of William Patterson, of Paxtang county.
    • C1. John Elder.
    • C2. Rachel Elder.
    • C3. Robert Elder.
  • B4. David Elder, b. 1710, d. 1753, m. 1730 Hannah Anderson, of Donegal (d. at Westmoreland county, abt. 1811).
    • C1. Robert Elder, b. 1751 in Paxtang, d. Oct 1837 at Derry township, Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, m. Mary Whiteside, daughter of Thomas Whiteside, of Lancaster county.
      • D1. Hannah Elder, b. 1779 at Lancaster co., d. Sep 1855 at Indiana co., Pennsylvania, m. 1809 to James Richards (d. Apr 1833 at Indiana co., Pennsylvania).
        • E1. Mary Richards, m. James Smith, of Erie co.
        • E2. Martha Richards, d. unmarried.
        • E3. Eliza Richards, m. Samuel Holmes (her cousin germaine through Thomas Whiteside, his grandfather and her great-grandfather).
        • E4. James Richards, d. 1880 at Erie co., with issue.
        • E5. Robert Richards, d. 1857.
        • E6. Lucinda Richards, m. Thomas Richards.
      • D2. Thomas Elder, b. 1781 at Lancaster co., m. Mary McConnell.
        • E1. Eliza Elder, m. John Cannon.
          • F1. Calvin Cannon.
        • E2. Thomas Elder, m. and lived in Armstrong co., Pennsylvania.
        • E3. John Elder.
  • B5. James Elder, b. 1712, of Fannett township, Cumberland county, Pennsylvania.
  • B6. Ann Elder, b. 1713, m. John Anderson, of Octoraro.
Source: Egle, W. H. (1886) Pennsylvania Genealogies, chiefly Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg.


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