Biography of C. M. Young
Lake County, CA Biographies





YOUNG, C. M. Whose portrait appears in this work, was born in Menard County, Illinois, March 8, 1841, his parents dying when he was but a boy.. He lived with his grandfather until he was seventeen years of age, when he commenced farming for himself. Left for California in April, 1863, with horse teams. After spending five months in Nevada, he returned to Illinois in February, 1864. He started for California a second time in April, 1864, with horse teams, and went to Sonoma County. There he resided until January, 1867, and then moved to Coyote Valley, Lake County. He lived there four years, and then moved to Loconoma Valley, near Middletown. Lived there one year, and then moved to Middletown, where he bought a half interest in the place. Here he started in the hotel and livery business, in which he is still engaged. Mr. Young married Miss Lutita Berry, November, 20, 1866. They have three boys: Wirt H., Baxter E. and Charles W.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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