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James Elder (1712 - 1818)

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James Elder
Born in Antrim, Northern Irelandmap [uncertain]
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married in Swedes Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
Father of
Died in Fannett Twp., Franklin Co., Pennsylvaniamap
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Name: James /Elder/[1]


Date: 1818
Place: Path Valley, Franklin Co, Pennsylvanaia


Note: Robert Kerr sold 95 acres to Alexander Moore on Apr 5, 1787. This was an old survey of James Elder located by Thomas Elder and the mountain Fannet Township. The sale is recorded in Deed Book I, page 392.


Date: 1790
Note: The 1790 Census for Fannet Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, recorded on roll 9, page 5 (original), page 297 (pencil), reflects Robert Car as the head of household with the following members: two males under 16 (Alexander, 5, James Elder, 3, and William, 1; three males 16 and older (Robert plus two), and three females (Agnes, daughter Agnes, plus one). The next name on the census list was James Elder, probably Robert Kerr's father-in-law.


  1. Source: #S37 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Text:
  • Source S37 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


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