Daniel Elder, #20 on ‘The Dunbar Prisoners’ List

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Published: 16 Dec 2014
Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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First Generation in the New World

1. DANIEL¹ ELDER, was born in Scotland and died at Dorchester on 4 May 1692. He married at Dorchester, Massachusetts on 12 March 1666 by Captain Clap, LYDIA HOMES.

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (1)

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (2)

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).

SOURCES AND NOTES:
“Daniel Elder Scotsman was Married unto Lydia Homes by Capt. Clap the 12th. day of the (1 mo:) 1666/7.” The first month on the old calendar was MARCH, not JANUARY!

Daniel married Lydia Homes 12 Jan 1666/7 by Captain Clap at Dorchester. (Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Dorchester, Vol 1., p21)

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