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Elder & Moore Families of Arkansas

Updated February 10, 2001

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I am researching my Elder line that started in Pa.,Ohio,Ill.,Mo. and moved to Ark.The family goes as follows:

Mother:Mary Elder b.1775 Pa.

Child:1.Thomas Elder b.1794 Pa.
2.Isaac Elder 1779 Ohio
Head:Thomas Elder b.1794 Pa. Wheelwrite
Wife:Hanna 1796 Ky.
Child:1.Elizabeth 1829 Ohio
2.Daniel 1830 " Farmer
3.Lucinda C. 1834 "
4.Jemima Jane 1839 "
Elizabeth married Arthur Blackburn b.1826 Tenn. and resided with Thomas and Hanna in Effingham County,Ill. during the 1850 census.

Head:Isaac Rains Elder b.1797 Ohio Blacksmith
Wife:Elizabeth 1822 "
Child:1.Joshua 1840 "
2.Samuel B. 1842 "
3.John 1847 Ill.
4.Ester Dec.1849 " {twin}
5.Nancy Dec.1849 " {twin}
6.Susan 1852 "
7.James Bucannan 1854 " Blacksmith
8.Robert 1856 "
9.Andrew J.B. 1857 "
Isaac married Margrett after Elizabeth died and moved the family to Arkansas.The family split up at that point.Isaac and the younger children lived in Valley Township,Madison County and the Older children moved to Hamilton Township,Prairie County around 1870.

Head:Samuel B. Elder b.1842 Ill.
Wife:Sarah 1846 "
Child:1.William Elder b.1864 "
2.J.E. 1867 " female
3.J.H.J. 1869 " male
After the death of Sarah ,Samuel married Aug.25,1872 Amanda Gates b.1849 Tenn. and had the following children.

Child:1.Samuel G. Elder b.1873 Ark.
2.William T. 1878 "
Samuel G. changed his name after he married Burzley.

Head:Samuel G./David Elder b.1873 Ark.
Wife:Burzley Permilia 1876 Tenn.
Child:1.John Orville Elder 1894 Ark.
2.Sadie 1895 "
3.Lorena Lee {Rena} 1896 "
4.Fred Dudley 1900 "
5.Edna Burzley 1904 Tex. {Honeygrove,Tex.}
6.Albert Hullen {twin} 1907 " {Cooper,Tex.}
7.Houston {twin} 1907 " {Cooper,Tex.}
8.William David 1909 " {Cooper,Tex.}

Samuel worked for the railroad while living in Texas and as the rails moved so did they.Until Sam died from a burst appendix abt.1910.Burzley married Sam's cousin Thomas Jefferson Scallorn and moved back to Ark. after the birth of their first son Jesse in 1912.After moving back to Ark. they had Leonard Chester abt.1915.
Nancy Elder married William Taylor Scallorn in 1870 Tenn. where his family were from.

Head:Wm. Taylor Scallorn b.1847 Tenn.
Wife:Nancy Elder Scallorn b.1849 Ill.
Child:1.William 1872 Ark.
2.Mary Edna 1874 "
3.Thomas Jefferson 1877 "
4.John Robert 1879 "
and they adopted James B. Elder b.1879 Ark. in 1880.He was the child of Doly B. Elder and Elizabeth.I do not know how Doly is related and would like info on him.
Head:James Bucannan Elder b.1854 Ill. Blacksmith
Wife:Emma Sue Guen Elder 1857 Mo.
Child:1.Martha J. 1882 Ark.
2.Frank 1884 "
3.James Edward 1885 "
4.Jennie 1887 "
5.Nannie 1889 "
6.Walter 1893 "
7.Eva 1895 "
8.May 1897 "
9.Albert 1899 "
Head:Andrew J.B. Elder b.1857 Il

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