Elizabeth Elder

14 December 1762–15 May 1825 (Age 62)
Path Valley, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Elder was born on 14 December 1762, in Path Valley, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, David Elder, was 23 and her mother, Margery Stewart, was 22. She had at least 5 sons and 6 daughters with Pvt John Young Sr.. She died on 15 May 1825, in Neshannock, Hermitage Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in New Wilmington, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pvt John Young Sr.
1746–1826
Elizabeth Elder
1762–1825
William Young
1781–1861
Jane Young
1783–1857
Mary Young
1786–1827
Hannah Young
1788–1841
John G Young
1789–1864
Isabella Young
1791–
Margaret Young
1793–1833
Elizabeth Betsy Young
1795–1860
John Young
1797–1880
David Young
1797–1846
David Elder Young
1797–

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

    William Young

    Male1781–1861Male

    Jane Young

    Female1783–1857Female

    Mary Young

    Female1786–1827Female

    Hannah Young

    Female1788–1841Female

    Male1789–1864Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1739–1813Male

    Margery Stewart

    Female1740–1825Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 14

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 18

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Elder Young, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Elder - birth-name: Elisabeth Elder

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