Elder Marriages

Samuel Elder & Annie Ramsey, 1869

Samuel Elder married Annie Ramsey on 4 Mar 1869 at the Carisle Road Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. Samuel is recorded as a full age bachelor from Burnfoot (Occupation: Farmer). His father, David Elder’s occupation is recorded as Farmer. Annie is recorded as a full age spinister from Burnfoot. Her father, James Ramsey’s occupation is recorded as a Farmer.

Source: Personal Research

Census Elder

Robert Elder

According to the 1911 Census, Robert Elder (Born about 1824) and his two sons lived in Derryvane, Muff, County Donegal, Ireland. The sons are named Samuel (Born about 1857) and Robert (Born about 1861). Both are recorded as single with the occupation of agricultural labourer. Robert Elder senior’s occupation is recorded as shoemaker which might be a link to one of my ancestors who started a shoemaker business in Limavady, County Londonderry. Their religion is recorded as Presbyterian. Samuel Elder was unable to read or write.

1911 Census – Derryvane, Muff, County Donegal, Ireland