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Monday, January 5, 2015

New STUART kit #B12713 matches ELDER of "FRANKLIN CO PA"

NEW Kit #B12713 posted on ELDER DNA project chart with ancestor
"Donald STUART b1757 - d1826 Banffshire, Scotland,"
 has recently joined the ELDER DNA PROJECT and the SCOTTISH DNA PROJECT.
 Not matching any other STEWART/STUART kits,
does match all our "FRANKLIN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA" ELDER DNA group,
which includes my brother's kit #10042.

I am especially interested in the BANFFSHIRE SCOTLAND location, after researching
the ELDER name there. 
My ELDER research notes for BANFF posted on Freepages
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/Banff.htm

Includes Notes:
ELDER at Culloden:
"John Elder, servant at Park, Banff, to Sir William Gordon of Park."
From Google Books:
   "Muster roll of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's army, 1745-46"
http://books.google.com/books?id=lFaCAAAAIAAJ&q=ELDER

also Google Books:
http://tinyurl.com/kfwr2vb
TRANSCRIPT OF ALL THE MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS WITHIN THE
CHURCHYARD OF BANFF.       With Photos of Cemetery, sent by Ann Elder Norz

Also in Banff Cemetery:
(35) Here lies inter'd the body of John Stewart, an honest,
 faithful and affectionate servant to the family of Findlater
 for above 14 years, he died the 12th day of June, 1777.

Search for Donald Stuart b 1757 [d Banffshire]
Birth 17 Jan 1757 in Delnadave, Strathdon and Corgarff, Scotland
Death 02 Jan 1826 in Tomintoul, Banffshire, Scotland
found in Ancestry.com Tree
at
http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/72405412/person/34255830335
by "bstuart2919"  (no Elder in list)

CORGARFF Castle is located in Aberdeenshire, north-east Scotland.
 It stands by the Lecht road, which crosses the pass between Strathdon and Tomintoul.

TOMINTOUL:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomintoul
  "The village was laid out on a grid pattern by the 4th Duke of Gordon in 1775…."


---Nancy Elder Petersen
Host, ELDER DNA project
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Elder