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Tuesday, November 1, 2011


Adding notes for MAINE DNA matches

ELDER of Montana, USA on Featherstone webpages,
at new webpage titled INDEXES for a newsletter titled "FEATHERSTONE FINDINGS" by JOYCE HAWKINS

Sarah "Sallie" Elizabeth Featherston - b. 16 Jun 1843 Carroll Co., MO, d. 14 Dec 1902 Carroll Co., MO: Christian; m. 16 Jun 1874 Hartline WA (at Martin Featherston's) to John James Elder - b. 7 Sep 1843 Madison co., KY, d. 19 Nov 1923 Eugene Township. WA, bur. Elder burial grounds; moved to Carroll' Co., MO 1850; progressive farmer; s/o Robert Elder/Nancy Mills. John James Elder m.l) Nanny Winfrey; m.3) Mrs. Letha Trougough; m.4) Mrs. Alice Kelly

Nancy's notes:
Discovered FindaGrave listing for 11 ELDER names, including
 John James ELDER and his father R.C. ELDER in Eugene Township, Carroll County, Missouri.  

More Research by JOYCE HAWKINS on FEATHERSTONE webpages,
see a familiar location listed for ELDER surname in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England,
ENTER ELDER in search box:

Ann Elder
F, #6510, b. circa 1793, d. December 1881
Reference P2216
"Ann Elder was born circa 1793 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England.1 She married John Featherston on 31 January 1818 at Gateshead, Co Durham, England; This is the closest marriage on the IGI - John Featherstone and Ann Elder - but I do need more proof but it fits as first child Barbara was baptised in Newcastle 29 December 1818.2 Ann Elder death was registerd in the Newcastle upon Tyne registration district in the quarter of December 1881.3...."

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