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James Elder (1712 - 1818)

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James Elder
Born in Antrim, Northern Ireland, or Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married in Swedes Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fannett Twp., Franklin Co., Pennsylvaniamap
Elder-103 created 13 Dec 2010 | Last modified
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Name: James /Elder/[1]

James Elder's biography is posted at, 18697081, with citations to documentation, by descendant Larry Patrick Cornwell-1286


  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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On 20 Mar 2017 at 13:54 GMT Nancy Elder wrote:

    "In our ELDER DNA project we have discovered that "Robert ELDER d. 1746 of PAXTANG PA"

has descendants with Y-DNA (Category I2b1 = Isles, Scotland, Viking), which does not match Y-DNA from "FRANKLIN CO PA" (Category R1b1).----     "So the 2 ELDER families cannot be related by the direct male (paternal) ELDER lines.      "See all ELDER Y-DNA RESULTS chart for categories tested at FamilyTreeDNA Posted at

More about James ELDER (1712-1818) of Franklin Co PA at

Includes: FINDAGRAVE link by Larry Cornwell at

---Nancy Elder Petersen, Host, ELDER DNA project

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