Peter Elder of Virginia

Elder Family Associates

Richard Peacock

Richard Peacock was Peter1 Elder's "loving friend", and as guardian to Peter2 Elder after his father had died, a benefactor to all Peter Elder's descendants. He was born about 1631 and died by 1707.


David Mansell

Captain David Mansell gave Peter Elder land in 1666. A Davy Mansfield came to Virginia in 1619. It's not possible to conclusively connect him to the David Mansell of Rappahannock County because records of James City County were burned in 1865. David Mansell/Mansfield died in 1672. Some researchers have claimed that he was Peter Elder's father-in-law. Here are selected records:


Edward Morris

Edward Morris was stepfather to Peter2 Elder's son William3 Elder ...