October 5, 1879, Chicago, Illinois.

Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, California.

Elderkin married Mary Willard of Elmira, New York, in 1869; the marriage record said he was from Camillers, New York. The two were living in Cook County, Illinois, in 1900 & 1910. By 1920, he was in Princeton, New Jersey, and was there as late as 1942. His works include:

  1. Hail the Harvest King
  2. Holy Dawn, The
  3. Jesus, My Shepherd
  4. Living All for Jesus
  5. Love One Another
  6. Love Lighting Up the Way