Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver, WA USA
|Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 1:35 am Post subject: ELDER Cherokee relatives in "FRANKLIN CO PA" DNA
|Our “FRANKLIN CO PA” ELDER family DNA matches descendants from the book:
"FAMILIES NAMED ELDER IN EAST TENNESSEE."
Full text of the typed book is Scanned and posted on Google DOCS, public access,
with the permission of the author, Virginia Knight Nelson.
We believe this ROGER M. ELDER is related to my ELDER family
in "FRANKLIN CO PA" DNA category of the DNA RESULTS CHART,
along with Dr. John Edward ELDER, in his biography from page 76 of the book.
Buried in RED BANK CEMETERY, Sevier Co TN.
Obituary (Ancestry database):
ELDER, ROGER M. - age 49, of Sevierville, passed away
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at U.T. Medical Center.
He was a member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians.
An avid outdoorsman with love for scuba diving, hiking, and camping.
He was also active for many years in the Wildflower Pilgrimage and
Wilderness Wildlife Week teaching Cherokee Folklore and Medicinal Plants.
Preceded in death by, great-grandparents, Dr. John Edward Elder and wife, Jennie, of Sevierville,
Chief of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians, John Alfred Tahquette and wife, Ann, of Cherokee, NC;
grandparents, William Rogers Elder and wife, Viola Elder, of Sevierville,
Mike H. and Emily Walkingstick, of Cherokee, NC; mother, Betty Elder, of Sevierville.
Survivors: parents, Bill and Anna Lou Elder, of Pigeon Forge; sister and brother-in-law,
Debra and Jim Catlett, of Sevierville; brother and sister-in-law, Jon and Jamie Beth Elder of Sevierville;
nephew and niece, Justin and Meleah Catlett, of Sevierville; step-brothers,
Mark Ogle and Jay Ogle and his wife, Karen, all of Pigeon Forge;
special cousins, Dawnena and Shanna Darnall, and Audrey Walkingstick.
Other survivors include, Cathy Lazarra and Linda Watson.
A memorial service will be held at First Red Bank Baptist Church,
2120 Summerfield Lane, Sevierville, TN at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010
with the Rev. Tom Compton and Pastor Bill Merritt officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 6:00-7:00 p.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to Friends of The Smokies,
P.O. Box 1660, Kodak, TN 37764.
McCarty Funeral Directors, 607 Wall Street, Sevierville, 774-2950 in charge of arrangements.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on June 14, 201
Findagrave - with photo of marker
Red Bank Cemetery
Richardson Cove, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Dr. John Edward Elder (AncestryTree by "metzm"
Dr John Edward Elder
Birth 8 Jun 1862 Jefferson County, TN
Death 14 Jun 1903 (aged 41) Sevier County, TN
Burial Red Bank Cemetery
Richardson Cove, Sevier County, TN
William Riley Elder 1831–1905
Mary Katherine Douglass Elder 1835–1919
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project