Mar. 11, 1833
Nov. 5, 1906
Buried Old Marion Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 13 August 2014.
Thomas S.C. Elder married Miss Elvira Jackson at the home of James Jackson 17 August 1859. Elvira was enumerated in the household of James and Margaret Jackson in 1850.
According to her obituary, Mrs. Elder died at her home about 3 miles northeast of Marion. She was a member of the Presbyterian church. Survivors were her husband, son Rufus H. Elder ; daughters, T.T. Davis of Summersville, Georgia and Miss Alvira Elder . 
 Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriages Vol. 1 1842-1865 and Abstracts of Wills Book 1 1842 - 1924, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1990) 78.
 1850 Crittenden County, Kentucky census, Dist. 1, p. 232A stamped, dwelling 311, family 311, Ancestry.com.
 Obituary of Alvira J. Elder, Crittenden Record-Press 9 November 1906.
Published 31 October 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/