*All Elder DNA Project Update!
By Nancy Elder Petersen
Volunteer Host, ELDER DNA project
*DNA research on all families named Elder.
If you are a male who still carries the Elder surname please join this effort.
May 2010 ELDER DNA Summary
The first set of 12 Y-DNA markers is now only $49.00.
The new "FAMILY FINDER" kit is now available, at $289.
We have recently ordered a FAMILY FINDER test for a "FRANKLIN CO PA" match, but still waiting for the report.
Hope to find more cousins, maybe
even in Scotland.
May 2010 ELDER DNA Summary -
RESULTS menu on ELDER DNA webpage 75 ELDER DNA kits are now divided into at least 6 separate groups by their DNA matches, plus others that don't match any ELDER group.
FRANKLIN CO PA group:
26 matching entries Includes known descendants of "ROBERT ELDER d. 1807
FRANKLIN CO PA."
Also includes 4 descendants of
"GEORGE ELDER, d. 1800 Bedford Co PA," and one known descendant of
"DAVID ELDER and MARGERY STEWART" - FRANKLIN CO PA.
(Those 3 Rev. War Soldiers could be brothers.) Others matching: JAMES ELDER SR. of Clarion Co PA
JOHN ELDER, Mercer Co PA
JOHN ELDER, Beaver Co PA
JAMES AND JOHN ELDER of
RANDOLPH CO NC
ANDREW R. ELDER-
March 15,1795 -July 1854 in
Alexander County, NC
JOHN ELDER, res. Iredell Co NC 1800 SAMUEL ELDER, Sevier Co TN
JACOB ELDER d. 1818 Lincoln Co KY
JOHN ELDER, b. abt 1814 NC
JAMES ELDER, d. 1991 WI
5 Newly traced Descendants from
Scotland. (Not matching other ELDER lines)
(4 entries): #23005 A. SAMUEL TYNG ELDER (matches
12/12, 35/37, 64/67
with England) b. 1784 Portland, Cumberland, ME, d.
1829 Moss Point, Jackson Co., MS
ELDER d. 1807 Madison Co., KY
ALEXANDER ELDER, b. 1796, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England #100589
GEORGE ELDER (b. 1811 E. Anstruther, Fife - d. Ontario, Canada)
JOHN ELDER (b. 1769 Crail, Fife) may be related to JOHN ELDER, b. 1806 Crail, Fife-immigr. NJ/CT
PAXTANG PA : 8 entries
ANCESTOR and RELATIVE:
b. 1679 Scotland-- d. PAXTANG PA" (3 entries) [his son "Rev. John ELDER of PAXTANG"]
[Excellent Descendant's paper trail with
DNA to match this very different "I = VIKING HAPLOGROUP"]
B."Robert Scott ELDER" -- his ELDER family still lives in ELDERS RIDGE PA--
they have an ELDER family BIBLE to
prove he is the 10th ROBERT in the PAXTANG line.
C. JOHN ELDER of BALLYMONEY, Co. ANTRIM, Northern Ireland (2)
D. ROBERT ELDER of Inch Island, Co. Donegal, Ireland
E. Robert H. ELDER, b. abt 1828 Indiana Co PA d. 1892 Dallas County Iowa
F. William Hoyt Elder, b. 1867, Spartanburg, SC matches 66/67--S TEWART #5830, 36246, etc.
PETER ELDER of VA group :
8 entries Excellent paper trails for these matching entries. (Lee ELDER book)
WILLIAM ELDER (Catholic of Frederick Co MD) : 7 entries Excellent paper trail for 4 of these matching entries. Other ELDER researchers have known CATHOLIC paper trails.
More Different ELDER DNA in file which doesn't match any ELDER, some of them in Scotland!
Nancy Elder Petersen 7808 NE 51st St, Apt. 139, Vancouver, WA 98662
If you are a male who still carries the
Elder surname please join this effort.