Jasper Newton Elder

28 December 1840–19 August 1923 (Age 82)
Harrisville, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jasper Newton

When Jasper Newton Elder was born on 28 December 1840, in Harrisville, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Newton Elder, was 35 and his mother, Isabella Donaldson, was 32. He married Margaret Emeline Wyer on 25 March 1869, in Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt River Township, Knox, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Lemhi Valley, Lemhi, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 19 August 1923, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Newton Elder
1840–1923
Margaret Emeline Wyer
1851–1888
Marriage: 25 March 1869
John Thomas Elder
1869–1909
Eva May Elder
1873–1899
Perry D. Elder
1879–
Arthur Lawrence Elder
1880–1966
Jasper E. Elder
1883–
Ethan Allen Elder
1884–1958
Emma Orintha Elder
1887–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1869
Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

    John Thomas Elder

    Male1869–1909Male

    Eva May Elder

    Female1873–1899Female

    Perry D. Elder

    Male1879–Male

    Male1880–1966Male

    Jasper E. Elder

    Male1883–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Newton Elder

    Male1805–1880Male

    Isabella Donaldson

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(9)

    Thomas Elder

    Male1833–1907Male

    Abraham F. Elder

    Male1837–1914Male

    Male1840–1923Male

    Mary Elizabeth Elder

    Female1843–1894Female

    Anne Jane Elder

    Female1845–1917Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jasper N Elder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jasper N Elder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph N Elder in household of John Elder, "United States Census, 1850"

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