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John Elder (1762-1835) of Chester, Northumberland and Centre Co PA

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Transcription of JOHN ELDER pension of Chester Co, Centre Co and Northumberland Co PA,
Beginning at the bottom of page 272
Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (vol. 25, no. 4)

From PENSION (page 4)
"JOHN ELDER, aged 70, resident of Lamar Township, Centre County, personally
appeared on 29 April 1834, in Common Pleas Court, Centre County, and
made the following declaration on oath:
That in the latter part of the summer of 1777, while living in White Deer Valley,
Northumberland (now Union) County, he entered as a volunteer with Captain John Foster's
(page 273)
company of Indians scouts or rangers, and marched to Loyalsoc Gap, Northumberland (now Lycoming) County....

Page 274:
I was born in Chester County in 1762...

Page 275: Bible record
Joshua Elder, was born .. 12 March 1793
Pegey Elder, was born...7 July 1794
James Elder was born November 22, 1795
John Elder was born, April 14, 1797
Thomas Elder was born, October 20th, 1798
The second leaf is mutilated and part missing, with perhaps two or more
names unreadable.
Robert Elder was born November 2, 1807

"24 October 1839, before George Liggett, Justice of the Peace of Holmes County, Ohio, Margaret Thompson desposed on oath that she is the daughter of John and Mary Elder and the eldest child; she was born 7 July 1794, and that she had two sisters and five brothers:
Mary, who married John Wilson; Ann, who married Geo. Walters;
James, John, Thomas, William, and Robert. Her father died in January 1835, at Salona, Centre county, and she well remembers John (sic) Morrison, a Presbyterian minister of Buffaloe Valley, Pennsylvania, whom she often heard her Father and Mother speak of as the Minister who joined them in marriage."

Page 276: ...23 April 1852, before D.W. Moore, Justice of the peace in
Clearfield county, James Elder, Resident of Bell Township, Clearfied county,
deposed on oath that he is a son of Mary Elder who applied for a pension under
the Act of 7 June 1838...
(end)

Northumberland Co PA - Centre Co PA PENSION in Google Books:
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by Connie Bellamy
# ID: I566
# Name: John Elder
# Sex: M
# Birth: 1762 in Chester Co., PA
# Death: 19 JAN 1835 in Salona, Centre Co., PA

Father: Thomas Elder
Marriage 1 Mary Doughtery b: 7 NOV 1766
* Married: 7 NOV 1793 in White Deer Twp., PA
Children
1. John Elder b: 1797

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