When Theodorus Elmer was born in 1730 in East Windsor, Connecticut, his father, Daniel, was 41 and his mother, Margaret, was 37. He married Martha Smith in 1761 in Cumberland, New Jersey. They had 13 children in 15 years. He died in 1785 in Cumberland, New Jersey, at the age of 55.
Text from page 4: DANIEL ELMER, son of Samuel 1st, m. first, Margaret Parsons; had children - Daniel, b. 1715, d. May 2, 1761 (see Note 6); Margaret; Molly; Elizabeth, b. Mar. 23, 1724, d. -- (see Note 7); Rhuma; Theophilus, b. 1729, d. Aug. 1, 1783 (see Note 8); Theodorus, b. --, d. 1785. His first wife died and he married Susanna Webster; had children - Theodosia, b. --, m. James Anderson, left no issue; Sylvanus, died young without issue; Rhumolly, b. --, d. 1809, without issue (see Note 9); Samuel, died young without issue; Victorina, m. Edward Saunders, and had children, Edward, Elmer; in 1780, m. William Bateman; children - Margaret, William, Aaron, Sylvanus, Susan, Harriet.
Text from page 23: THEODORUS ELMER, son of Daniel 1st, m. Martha Smith; children - Jonathan, m. Betsey Earl; children- Jonathan, Theodosia, m. John Earl; Esther, m. William Bennett; Martha, m. Clayton; 'Sabra; Sabina; Hannah; Pamela; Theodorus; Ruth, m. Elisha Clark; Mary, m. James Montgomery; John, became a Baptist, and was generally called John the Baptist, to distinguish him from John, son of Daniel; Sarah, m. Silas Smith; Elizabeth, m. Lemuel Clark. There are numerous descendants of this branch of the family, whose names are unknown.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Theodorus 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: