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Today In Genealogy History – January 4

Thomas H. Elder was born 266 years ago – January 4, 1748 – in St. Mary’s County, Maryland.  Thomas was the son of William Elder and Jacoba Clementina Livers.  I have no information about marriage or children.  Thomas’ siblings were Elizabeth, Arnold, Ann, Ignatius, Francis and Aloysius Elder.

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  1. Hello, I am Dottie Porter Himes. Here is a list of their children. I have that he was born in Frederick Co. MD sources Melissa Alexander and Gayle Ellingsworth. If I can confirm this, I will let you know.
    Dottie Porter Himes

    Outline Descendant Report for Thomas H. Elder

    1 Thomas H. Elder b: Jan 04, 1748 in Frederick Co, MD

    … + Elizabeth Spalding 9th child b: 1748 in Port Tobacco, Charles Co, MD, m: Abt. 1771, d: Aug 30, 1848
    ……2 Annie Nancy Elder b: Jul 01, 1772, d: Mar 25, 1842

    ……2 Basil Spalding Elder b: Oct 29, 1773, d: Oct 13, 1869

    …… + Elizabeth Snowden b: Abt. 1773, d: Feb 20, 1860

    ……2 Catherine Elder b: Mar 07, 1776, d: Mar 07, 1866

    …… + Esquire Joseph Gardiner b: Abt. 1776

    ……2 William Pius Elder b: May 04, 1778, d: Aug 22, 1799

    ……2 Clementia Elder b: Jun 16, 1780 in Frederick Co, MD, d: Aug 21, 1851

    …… + Richard Clark b: Abt. 1780

    ……2 Ignatius Elder b: Jul 21, 1782, d: 1851

    …… + Monica Greenwell b: Abt. 1782

    ……2 Theresa Elder b: Mar 01, 1785, d: Dec 19, 1816

    ……2 Thomas Richard Elder b: Jun 14, 1789, d: Jul 11, 1835

    …… + Caroline Clements b: Abt. 1789

    ……2 Maria M. Elder b: Apr 29, 1791

    …… + John Horrell b: Abt. 1791

    ……2 Mary Elizabeth Elder b: May 15, 1794

    …… + John Jarboe b: Abt. 1794

  2. Can I copy this. I’m a granddaughter of an elder. She is the daughter of Tom and Emileana Elder. Her name is Fe delia Elder, born about 1895.

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