Family information for George Elder, d. 1800 Bedford Co PA
WILL of 1799
From Daughters of the American Revolution:
References to PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES books:
Ancestor #: A037120
PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE
Birth: 1740 LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
Death: (POST) 9-2-1799 BEDFORD CO PENNSYLVANIA
PA ARCH, 3RD SER, VOL 23, P 239; 5TH SER, VOL 4, P 237
1) BEDFORD CO, MILITIA & WITH THE RANGERS
2) ON THE FRONTIER
1) County: BEDFORD CO - State: PENNSYLVANIA
Associated Applications and Supplementals
Nat’l Num Add Vol. Docs
443662 JAMES /  SARAH WORLEY
481881 JAMES /  SARAH WORLEY
501211 JAMES /  SARAH WORLEY
821038 ROBERT /  CATHERINE SHOUP
838050 JAMES /  SARAH WORLEY
849184 ROBERT /  CATHERINE SHOUP
849185 ROBERT /  CATHERINE SHOUP
875961 JAMES /  SARAH WORLEY
DAR MEMBERS - DESCENDANTS of GEORGE ELDER
In DAR.ORG database, new Patriot entry:
ELDER, SARAH VOGAN
Ancestor #: A209023
PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
birth 1-26-1741 LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
death: (ANTE) 9-2-1799 BEDFORD CO PENNSYLVANIA
MCHENRY, REBEL PRISONERS AT QUEBEC, 1778-1783, P 29
Service Description: 1) PRISONER
1) County: BEDFORD CO - State: PENNSYLVANIA
(with husband George as additional Patriot)
Reference to the book:
"Rebel prisoners at Quebec, 1778-1783:
Being a list of American prisoners held by the British
during the Revolutionary War" [Paperback]
by Chris McHenry (Compiler)
Received Page 29 copied by Evelyn Davis, Anderson DAR Chapter,
from Anderson Public Library in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.
Charles E Claghorn "Woment Patriots of the American Revolution: a biographical dictionary" (Metuchen: The Scarecrow Press, Inc) 1991 Page 295 "ELDER, SARAH -- She was captured by Indians in 1780 and taken to Montreal." (MR).
U J Jones "History of the early settlement of the Juniata Valley: Embracing an Account of the Early Pioneers and the Trials and Privations Incident to the Settlement of the Valley . . ." With notes and extensions compiled as a glossary from the memoirs of early settlers, the pension statements of revolutionary war soldiers, and other source material, by Floyd G. Hoenstine (Harrisburg: The Telegraph Press) c 1940 Pages 160-166 Chapter 13 `Raystown Branch
"Land Records" Index of Bedford Co PA,
transcribed from PA ARCHIVES, posted
E - Surnames
WARRANTEES OF LAND, COUNTY OF BEDFORD - 1771-1893 - Page 506
Elder, William, 350, March 22, 1785
Elder, John, 300, Sept. 12, 1785
Elder, Robert, & others, 400, June 7, 1786
Elder, John, 50, Feb. 29, 1788
Elder, Joshua, 227, April 5, 1788
Elder, James, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, James, Jr., 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, John, Jr., 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, Margaret, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, Isbell, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, George, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, Sarah, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, John, 400, June 21, 1794
Elder, Cathrine, 400, Aug. 15, 1794
Elder, Robert, 400, Aug. 15, 1794
Elder, Sarah, 400, Sept. 10, 1794
Elder, Robert, 400, Sept. 10, 1794
Elder, Catherine, 400, Sept. 10, 1794
Elder, Robt., 200, Feb. 21, 1804
Elder, Robt., 50, Feb. 12, 1805
Elder, James, 28, April 11, 1860
Elder, George, 9.113, June 25, 1867
Elder, George, 326, March 1, 1870
1762 - 200 Acres on "Old Indian Path" -George ELDER as " late Coms. of Fort Pitt"
"The year 1744 is the first record of John Harts’s “logg”, near where Alexandria, Pennsylvania is located now. During the land purchase of 1755 James Sterrat of Carlisle purchased 400 acres including the sleeping place called John Hart’s log on the Juniata River, which is now Alexandria."
George Elder - Warrant H422 1794 - Rec'd 7/16/2010 from PA ARCHIVES
LDS online catalog - Land records for Bedford Co PA
"Deed book, 1771-1905 Bedford County (Pennsylvania). Register of Deeds
Clicking "Grantors index E-K 1771-1950" -
FHL US/CAN Film #331363 (order number)
and "Grantees index A-E 1771-1950 -
FHL US/CAN Film #331366 (order number)
"Listing of inhabitants in 1776, Bedford County, Pennsylvania"
by Iscrupe, Shirley G. M.
(Book only in LDS - look for "other library holdings")
Pub: Laughlintown, Pa. SW Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, 1987.
--- OCLC libraries database has book listing in a Florida library:
"Northwest Regional Library System, PANAMA CITY, FL 32412"
"Mortgage book, 1830-1900, with index from 1771-1963 Bedford County (Pennsylvania). Register of Deeds"
"Mortgages and valuations for Bedford, Chester, Cumberland, Philadelphia, and York Counties Pennsylvania. General Loan Office"
Bedford Co PA - ELDER Land Warrant Register
from Records of the Land Office - PA ARCHIVES
See land order form and price list
Handwritten Register - 1785-1788
John, Robert, Sarah, Joshua
Handwritten Register - 1794-1837
George(2), James, John, Sarah, Sarah (2), Isabel, Margaret,
John Jr., James Jr, Robert, Catherine
Handwritten Register - Robert (2), James - 1795
Handwritten Register - James, George (2) - 1860-1870
William Elder - Huntingdon Co PA - C-063 - survey
pg35 - Survey map
"Situate on the both Sides of Piney Creek about three and a half
Miles below the Head of the Creek in Woodberry Township Huntingdon County Containing 349 acres and 34 perches and the
Usual Allowance for Roads Surveyed the 21st day of May 1789 in pursuance of a Warrant for 350 Acres dated the 22nd Day of March 1785.
To Daniel Broadhead Esquire, Surveyor General John Canan D.S.
Page 43: "Situate in Woodberry Township Huntingdon County on both sides of Piney Creek Containing Four hundred & Fourteen acres and One hundred and Forty one Perches and the Usual allowance for Roads Originally Surveyed on the 21st day of May 1789 & Resurveyed and some small errors corrected on the 3rd day of September 1806. This tract is surrounded with Surveys & the overpluss land would not be an object for another Warrant it being Pine Barrens on the one side and the side of the Cannoe [Canoe] Mountain (scarce of Timber & very stoney) on the other.
Samuel Cochran Esquire S G (Surveyor General) John Canan DS
Warrant Supposed to be dated 22nd March 1785
Book S pg 292 Sarah Elder - Anthony Cook - map
Situate on the North West Side of Broad Topp Mountain on the head of a Laurel Run Emptying into Trough Creek known by the name of the Bigg Meadow in Hopewell Township Huntingdon County containing 443 acres 103 perches and the usual Allowance of Six per Cent for Roads Surveyed 26th Day of November 1788 In pursuance of a Warrant dated the 7th Day of June 1786
To John Lukens Esquire S.G. John Canan D.S.
YORK COUNTY PA - GEORGE ELDER
FAWN AND PEACH BOTTOM TOWNSHIPS, ?ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR YORK COUNTY, PA - VOLUME 10, NEAL OTTO HIVELY, 2000, 186 pages
HIVELY book page 101 - GEORGE ELDER
WARRANT - April 25, 1769
West Side Application #5452
60 acres to George Elder
SURVEY - July 26, 1770, 38.60 acres to Henry Cowgill,
called “Fruitful Side”
PATENT - August 10, 1870, 10.96 acres to Robert D. Irwin
H-68-83; C-81-265; A-13-202; C-80-257,258;
York -5616; York - 5634
Hively book Page 102 - GEORGE ELDER?Survey #2224 ?Fawn Township ?York Warrant: E-53 ? WARRANT - January 27, 1767, 90 acres to George Elder ? SURVEY - June 24, 1767, 100.14 acres to George Elder, ? called “Elder’s Mistake” ? PATENT - March 9, 1768, 100.14 acres to George Elder ? AA-10-285; A-50-95; York - 5615; York - 8924
Descendants of Jean De Cessna -marriage of Margaret CESSNA to George ELDER b. 1806 Bedford Co PA-- genealogy by Diana Sutor
90. MARGARET5 CESSNA (WILLIAM4, JOHN3, JOHN2, JEAN1 DE CESSNA) was born 16 Oct 1807 in Buffalo Mills,
Bedford Co., Pennsylvania, and died 16 Jul 1876 in Buffalo Mills, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania. She married
GEORGE ELDER Bet. 1824 - 1828 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, son of JAMES ELDER and SARAH WORLEY.
He was born 20 Mar 1806 in Centerville, Bedford, Pennsylvania, and died 13 Dec 1893 in Buffalo Mills,
Notes for MARGARET CESSNA:
More About GEORGE ELDER:
Census: 1850, Harrison, Bedford, Pennsylvania221
More About GEORGE ELDER and MARGARET CESSNA:
Marriage: Bet. 1824 - 1828, Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Children of MARGARET CESSNA and GEORGE ELDER are:
324. i. JOSEPH WARREN6 ELDER, b. 1829, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 1900.
325. ii. ANN JANE ELDER, b. 18 Apr 1831, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 06 Jun 1896, Mahonning Ohio.
iii. WILLIAM CESSNA ELDER, b. 29 Dec 1832, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 18 Jan 1910, Buffalo
Mills, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania222.
iv. JAMES ELDER, b. 1833, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. Unknown, Pearl City, Stephenson, Illinois.
v. NATHANIEL ELDER, b. 05 Apr 1836, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 11 May 1860, Buffalo Mills,
vi. RACHEL ALMIRE ELDER, b. 16 Jul 1838, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 18 May 1913,
Winchester, Lewis, Idaho; m. JOHN SHUSS, 19 Mar 1863, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; b. 10 Mar 1837,
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 24 Apr 1915, Winchester, Lewis, Idaho.
More About JOHN SHUSS and RACHEL ELDER:
Marriage: 19 Mar 1863, Bedford County, Pennsylvania
vii. SUSAN ELDER, b. 1841, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. Unknown, Kansas Station, Seneca, Ohio;
m. JOHN KENNEDY; d. Unknown.
viii. MARY ELIZABETH ELDER, b. 14 Feb 1843, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 04 Dec 1920, Pearl
City, Stephenson, Illinois; m. HIRAM SHANK, 06 May 1861, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; b. 15
Sep 1836, Shanksville, Somerset, Pennsylvania; d. 01 Sep 1916, Pearl City, Stephenson, Illinois.
More About HIRAM SHANK and MARY ELDER:
Marriage: 06 May 1861, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania
ix. AMANDA ELDER, b. 12 Dec 1845, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. Unknown, Cumberland,
Allegany, Maryland; m. ADAM ANDREW COMP, 10 Jan 1872, Shellsburg, Bedford, Pennsylvania; b. 14 May
1843, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 22 Oct 1935, Lavelle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.
More About ADAM COMP and AMANDA ELDER:
Marriage: 10 Jan 1872, Shellsburg, Bedford, Pennsylvania
x. FRANKLIN PIERCE ELDER, b. 13 Aug 1852, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 29 Nov 1923, Buffalo
Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania; m. MARY KATE SHOEMAKER, 1873, Shellsburg, Bedford, Pennsylvania; b.
14 Dec 1852, Dry Ridge, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 25 Aug 1909, Buffalo Mills, Bedford, Pennsylvania.
ORIGINS of CESSNA:
Generation No. 1
1. COUNT JEAN1 DE CESSNA was born Abt. 1670 in Normandy, France, and died 30 Sep 1751 in Newberry
Township, York, Pennsylvania.
Religious Affiliation: Protestant-fled France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes on October 18, 1685....
"Indian Eve and her descendants"
(Margaret (Peggy) Cessna abt Capture of Mrs. George Elder in Bedford Co PA
More about York County PA - Jeremiah Benjamin ELDER