"Thinking about KY mysteries,
we have 2 ELDER DNA kits which match the MAINE DNA
group, but are found in Madison Co KY - they listed the wrong ELDER ancestors, so we now need to find their MAINE connection.
"For Roberta Baum,
While I'm logged in here as a friend of the "William ELDER of Maryland" group,
I can mention my ELDER Reference webpage, with full citation of books I have found (and mostly purchased), posted on Pennsylvania…"
"I've been reading books about the family of John ELDER of Glasgow, Steamship builder.
A MEMOIR of John Elder.
US Naval Academy has:
A memoir of John Elder, engineer and ship-builder,
by William John Macquorn Rankine
"We have lots of GRAY mentioned in several of
the ELDER lines.
Daniel ELDER, b. SCT?
Nathaniel ELDER, B. SCT. - son Nathaniel res. Ballymoney
Joseph Dickey ELDER b: 1838 IRE or SCT - d. Culmore,Antrim,N.Ire
James Gray ELDER,…"
I quite often receive queries about ELDER names in KY.
Most of them originate in "William ELDER of Maryland" line,
but some of the most mysterious are mixed up with
the "Robert ELDER, b. 1760 York Co PA" group.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
My ELDER Family DNA is identified with
"FRANKLIN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA" group,
which is different DNA than "WILLIAM ELDER of MARYLAND"
descendants, but I like to participate in all ELDER genealogy research.