Marjory Elder

21 December 1586–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Marjory

When Marjory Elder was born on 21 December 1586, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Elder, was 33 and her mother, Janet Wardlaw, was 28. She married John Allison on 12 January 1613. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Allison
1589–
Marjory Elder
1586–
Marriage: 12 January 1613
Child Alison
1614–
Andrew Alison
1615–
James Alison
1616–
John Allison
1617–1679
Margaret Alison
1620–
Christian Alison
1623–
Barbara Alison
1625–
Elspet Alisone
1629–

Spouse and Children

Children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing nickname bestowed on the elder (Old English ealdra) of two bearers of the same personal name. It may also denote an elder of a Church, in the sense of a senior and respected member of a congregation.2 Americanized form of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Yelder
Elter
Elders
Helder

Sources (11)

  • Janet Wardlaw in entry for Marjory Eldar, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marjory Elder in entry for John Alisone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marjory Elder in entry for Barbara Alisone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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