Everett E Elder


Brief Life History of Everett E

When Everett E Elder was born in 1897, in West Virginia, United States, his father, John Abbott Elder, was 37 and his mother, Elma Christine Hillard, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Opal M Umensetter. He lived in Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Clay District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in 1962, at the age of 65.

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Everett E Elder
Opal M Umensetter
Genevieve Elder
Wilbur Elder
Lou Jean Elder
Josephine Elder
Bernice Elder

Sources (8)

  • Everet E Elder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evert E Elder in household of John A Elder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Everett Edward Elder, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: distinguishing nickname from Middle English and Older Scots elder ‘parent; older, senior person’, perhaps in some cases denoting the older of two bearers of the same personal name. It may have been used also to denote an elder of a church, a senior and respected member of the congregation. Compare Senior .

English: in southeastern England, this may be a variant of Helder .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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