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Edward Elmer Jr. (1654 - 1725)

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Edward Elmer Jr.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut Colonymap
Husband of — married (to before ) in Windsor, Connecticut Colonymap
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in South Windsor, Connecticut Colonymap
Elmer-263 created 11 Jun 2013 | Last modified
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Categories: Descendant of Edward Elmer of Hartford, CT.


Contents

Biography

Edward was a son of the first Elmer in The New World, third son, fourth child of of seven of Edward and Mary Elmer. He was born in Hartford in 1654. Not too much is known about Edward except that he married Rebecca Fitch and raised a family, six children in all. Later he married Hannah and had three more children. At 71 years of age, Edward's life came to an end.


Name

Edward Elmer Jr. [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Birth

1654, Hartford, Connecticut Colony. [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Residence

1654 Hartford, Connecticut Colony [2]

Marriage

Edward married Rebecca Fitch in 1683. [1][8]
Edward married Hannah _____ by at least 1696. [1]

Children

  1. Edward and Rebecca had six children:
    1. Mary Elmer 1684 – 1712
    2. Hezekiah Elmer 1686 – 1750
    3. Caleb Elmer 1687 – ____
    4. Amos Edward Elmer 1689 –
    5. Hester Elmer 1692 – 1725
    6. Rebecca Elmer 1692 – 1726
  2. Edward and Hannah had three children:
    1. Edward Elmer 1702 – 1785
    2. Ann Elmer 1703 – 1730
    3. Hannah Elmer 1710 – 1755

Death

Edward died October 31, 1725 in South Windsor, Connecticut Colony. [3][5][6][7][8][9]

DNA

Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. William Elmer and Robert Elmore match on 35 out of 37 markers thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA Edward Elmer
This individual has not been DNA tested, but, is in a line between two tested individuals with a genetic distance of zero. Therefore we are marking this individual as "Confirmed with DNA."

Big Y and YSEQ SNP testing show that Y line descendants of Edward Elmer Jr carry Y SNP A2284 as a family level SNP.

Sources

  • Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols. (1995).
1:634-638 for Edward Elmer article; digital images, AmericanAncestors.org (accessed 2014).
Original text: EDWARD, b. about 1654 (aged eleven on 5 May 1665 [WMJ 503]); m. (1) by 1686 probably Rebecca Fitch [TAG 68:98-100, 102]; m. (2) by 1696 Hannah _____ [TAG 68:99, 102].
  • Godfrey Memorial Library, comp.. American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.
page 3. Original text: EDWARD ELMER, b. -----, d. 1676 (see Note 1). Children--- John, b. 1646, m. Rosamund Genivere, d. Dec. 21, 1711; Samuel, b. 1649, d. April 1691; Edward, b. 1654, d. 1725; Joseph, b. 1656, d. 1657; Mary, b. 1658, m. J. Diggens, d. 1712; Elizabeth, b. 1659, m. Jos. Edwards, d. 1673; Sarah, b. 1664, m. Thomas Long.
  • Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.
  • Ancestry.com, Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.
  • Heritage Consulting. Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003. Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File contains more than 880,000 linked family records, with lineages from throughout the world, including colonial America, the British Isles, Switzerland, and Germany.
  • Source Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600sCurrent [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.
  • Ancestry.com, U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2012. Original data: Torrey, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.
  • Ancestry.com, U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.
SAR membership #67332

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Anderson
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 AGBI
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Elmer2
  4. 4.0 4.1 Edmund
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 GFAG
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Heritage
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 USFAG
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Torrey
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 SAR

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Edward by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Edward:

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Collaboration

On 29 Jan 2017 at 19:40 GMT Sharon Smith wrote:



Edward is 13 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 37 degrees from Duke Ellington, 15 degrees from Keith Hathaway and 18 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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