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Robert S. Elder
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1782
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1863
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA

The United Baptist Church was organized on this spot in September of 1827. The deed for the church and cemetery was made by Canfield Tillery on November 27, 1848. This cemetery is sometimes referred to as the Upper Goodfield. In 1860 the church was moved to Decatur. Robert S. Elder, son of Samuel Elder, was one of the first members of the church. The cement cover on his grave has the following inscription "Born on Dumplin Creek, Jefferson County, Tennessee, 1772. A pioneer." He married Sarah Moore on February 16, 1802 in Jefferson Co., Tennessee. 
Family links: 
  Sarah Moore Elder (____ - 1840)
  Mary Witt Elder (1809 - 1866)*
  Ava Elder Cate (1802 - 1867)*
  James Elder (1805 - 1866)*
  Nancy Elder Lillard (1809 - 1888)*
  Robert S Elder (1812 - 1868)*
  Hannah Elder (1815 - 1837)*
  Sarah J Elder Housley (1818 - 1885)*
  William B. Elder (1821 - 1879)*
  Louisa J. Elder (1841 - 1845)*
  Mahala E. Elder Porter (1843 - 1922)*
  Amanda Jane Elder Moore (1847 - 1920)*
  Martha Elder (1849 - 1854)*
  Mary Crayton Elder Morgan (1851 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Goodfield Cemetery
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Jan Wallace
Record added: Aug 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11517236
Robert S. Elder
Added by: Mark Vernon
Robert S. Elder
Added by: Mark Vernon
Robert S. Elder
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