Person:ELDER, William Young (1822 - 1891)

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ELDER, William Young (1822 - 1891)
Family(s): Elder
Person ID (Link to genealogy): GED link doc.gif I10614
Sex: M
Date born: 24 Mar 1822
Born in: Clarke, Georgia
Date died: 2 Oct 1891
Buried in: Christopher-Elder Cemetery, Bishop, Georgia


Father: ELDER, Edmond (1788 - 1875)
Mother: TIGNER, Nancy F (1794 - )
Spouse(s): THURMAN, Emily Caturah (1826 - 1913)
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Occupation(s): Entrepreneur, Salesman
Occupation details: He founded the Athens Insurance Company
Fawcett book: ELDER, William Young (1822 - 1891)
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From Bill Fawcett's book:

Biographical sketch

WILLIAM YOUNG ELDER was born on March 24, 1822 to Edmond and Nancy Elder in Clarke County, Georgia. He married Emily Caturah Thuran/Thurmon on October 19, 1841 (GA Archives RG 129-2-1). They had 6 children before W.Y. Elder died on October 2, 1891. He founded the Athens Insurance Company.


From A History of the Fawcetts and Related Families in America by William Bloys Fawcett. Used by permission of Dr. Fawcett.

This book was first published in 1996 and some of the information is quite dated. If you find errors or want to add updates, contact me, and I will add notes to the page.

Copyright © 1996, 2007 by William Bloys Fawcett, Jr. All rights reserved. No copies may be made of this document through any electronic, photocopying or other means without permission of the author.

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