Franklin County, PA
Served as Ensign, with Capt. Thos. Askey, from 1777 to 1782, Command of Col. Jas, Dunlap. In the Will of Thos. Barr of Lurgan Twp., 1797, he names three daus.: Sarah Elder; Elizabeth Walker and Mary Patterson; Sarah Elder, wife to Wm. Elder, Esq., decd., declines to admr., on the estate of her husband March 14, 1797; Witnesses were Sam Thompson; T. Barr, and letters of Admr. were granted to David Elder, March 16, 1797. Sureties: Samuel Patton and James Jack.
Penna. Arch. 5th Ser. Vol. 6, p. 27, 43, 60, 62, 131, 387, 408, 422, 441.