ELDER DNA news:
We now have an ELDER DNA kit pending results
for a descendant of ELDER family who lived in Isle of Skye, Scotland.
Always hoping he'll match my brother's DNA!
From Book: Brave Sons of Skye
THE ELDERS OF ISLEORNSAY AND KNOCK,
IN THE PARISH OF SLEAT
Major-General SIR GEORGE ELDER , K.C.B.
[Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath]
."...The Elders had fighting blood in their veins from both sides of the
house, ancestors of theirs (Stuart and Elder) having fought at
Culloden on the side of the Prince."
"Sir George Elder was a soldier born..."
"He was appointed as an Ensign in the 46th Foot on the
27th of November, 1799...."
.....Major in the Portuguese army on the 13th of April, 1809...
.....Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland on the 4th of October, 1826;
and Commander-in-Chief in Madras in August, 1836."
--Nancy Elder Petersen
Host, ELDER DNA project