Charles Elder

Male30 May 1729–1757

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Elder was born on 30 May 1729, in Richmond County, Virginia, United States, his father, William Elder, was 41 and his mother, Anne Frances Wheeler, was 37. He married Mrs Charles Elder about 1752, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. He died in 1757, at the age of 28.

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Charles Elder
1729–1757
Mrs Charles Elder
1731–
Marriage: about 1752

Sources (2)

  • Charles Elder, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Peter Elder web page

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  • Marriage
    about 1752Richmond, Virginia, United States
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    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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