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FASTI of the Irish Presbyterian Church - (List of Ministers) - Handwritten entries

James McConnell, Rev.

Publisher:     Belfast : Presbyterian Historical Society, 1935

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From an ELDER researcher's visit to LINEN HALL LIBRARY in BELFAST, Northern Ireland, May 8, 2008.
(Rev. John ELDER of Belfast is Uncle to Rev. John ELDER of Paxtang, PA)

"LINEN HALL LIBRARY" webpage found:
at
http://www.linenhall.com

Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
Belfast BT1 5GB
Northern Ireland
(enter via Fountain St)
Telephone: +44 (0)28 9032 1707
Fax: +44 (0)28 9043 8586
Email: info@linenhall.com

Collections:
The Library has a significant Genealogy and Heraldry Collection,
... "The Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution.
Founded in 1788, it is the oldest library in Belfast and the last
subscribing library in Ireland.
It is renowned for its unparalleled Irish and Local Studies
Collection, ranging from comprehensive holdings of Early Belfast and
Ulster printed books to the 250,000 items in the NI Political
Collection, the definitive archive of the recent troubles."

CATALOG has:
Author Elder, John, Rev.
Title A letter to the Reverend Mr. Robert Mc-Bride; Occasion'd by his
pretending to defend Mr. Elder's suspension, and by divers injurious reflections cast upon Mr. Elder,
in his late Pamphlet, entitled "The Overtures transmitted by the General Synod, 1725. set in a fair light, &c."
/ by John Elder A.M., Minister of the Gospel.
Publisher Belfast : Printed by James Blow, and are to be sold at his shop, 1727.
Bib Id 39843
Physical details 44p ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Subject Presbyterianism
BPB1727.1
Location Shelfmark Loan Type Availability Copies Loan
BPB Collection BPB1727.1
Consultation Only Available 1 0
BPB Collection BPB1727.5
Consultation Only Available 1 0
BPB Collection BPB1727.6
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Author Elder, John, Rev.
Title Reasons for moderation in the present debates amongst the presbyterians in the North of Ireland
/ by John Elder, M.A., Minister of the Gospel.
Publisher Belfast : Printed by James Blow, and are to be sold at his shop, 1725.
Bib Id 34841
Physical details viii, 108p ; 8vo.
Subject Presbyterianism
BPB1725.6
Location Shelfmark Loan Type Availability Copies Loans
BPB Collection BPB1725.6/Pamphlet Book 95
Consultation Only Available
*****

Author McBride, Robert, Rev.
Title The overtures transmitted by the General Synod, 1725 : Set in a fair light:
in answer to Mr. Higginbothom's late print, entitled, Reasons against the Overtures.
Wherein a letter in M.S. subscribed J. Boyse, Coppy'd, and spread by Mr. Higginbothom, is also consider'd.
The General Synod's Principles and Practice, vindicated. Mr. Nevin's Exclusion, and
Mr. Elder's Suspension, defended, and the Non-Confessing Controversy laid open.
The whole dedicated to the Presbytery of Rout / by Robert M'Bride, Minister of the Gospel :
To which is added, a letter from a worthy Minister in the same Prebytery, known for modesty and moderation.
Publisher Belfast : Printed by Robert Gardner, 1726.
Bib Id 39850
Physical details xii, 13-72p, 1-19 (Appendix) ; 19 cm. (4to)
Subject Presbyterianism
BPB1726.2
Location Shelfmark Loan Type Availability Copies Loans
BPB Collection BPB1726.2
Consultation Only Available
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Photos
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/pa/BelfastMcBride.htm

Judith Kruse writes:
Nancy,
>I have a copy of Rev. Elder's response to Mr. McBride that I received while in Belfast in 2005. The old English makes for interesting reading, as does the topic! Since the Rev. John Elder of Aghadowey is my 5th great-grandfather it was of special interest to me, he seems like a pretty fiery fellow, not unlike what I have read about the Rev. John Elder of Paxtang!

Ray Elder's photo of Aghadowey Presbyterian Church, Co. Londonderry
at
http://www.elder-mcgilligan.com/2006/12/30/aghadowey-presbyterian-church/

Photo of Minister's names in Aghadowey Presbyterian Church:
at
http://www.elder-mcgilligan.com/2006/12/30/john-elder-1723

Egle, William Henry.  Pennsylvania Genealogies.  ELDER chapter Selections. Published 1886.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/EglePAelder.htm

More about Rev. JOHN ELDER:
by
Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901.
     Parson Elder :  a biographical sketch.
 Harrisburg, Pa., T. F. Scheffer, printer, 1871.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/pa/ParsonElder.htm

 

PAXTANG PA FAMILY
Manuscript Group 45
ELDER FAMILY COLLECTION
1786-1850
5 cu. ft.

http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/mg/mg45.htm


These are papers concerning the Elder family of Dauphin County. Featured are correspondence and legal papers of Thomas Elder (b. 1767, d. 1853), who served in Captain Dentzel's Company during the Whiskey Insurrection, practiced law in Dauphin County from 1791, and held the post of attorney general of Pennsylvania from 1820-23. Other family members represented are Joshua Elder (b. 1744/45, d. 1820) and Samuel Elder (b. 1772, d. 1815), high sheriff of Dauphin County from 1800-1803. Included are business, land, and legal records involving Alexander Berryhill, Henry Buehler, William Buehler, Simon Cameron, Thomas Forster, John GLoninger, William Graydon, Jacob Greenawalt, John A. Hanna, Robert Harris, John Joseph Henry, Gabriel Hiester, John Kelker, William Kelso, John Kerlin, William Maclay, Abraham Wickersham, etc. Considerable material relates to the Harrisburg and Presque Isle Land Company.

  • Thomas Elder Papers, 1787-1850. (18 folders) {#45m.1}
  • Samuel Elder Papers, 1797-1803. (1 folder) {#45m.2}
  • Joshua Elder Papers, 1801-1808. (3 folders) {#45m.3}
  • Miscellaneous Files, 1786-1791, 1838. (3 folders) {#45m.4}

 

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