Biography of Levi W. (Gore) Young
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Young, (Gore) Levi W., was born in Franklin county, N. Y., March 22, 1861. He was educated in the common schools, and in 1887 enlisted in Co. G, 11th Infantry, U. S. A., serving three years and was honorably discharged in 1891. October 1, 1896, he took charge as engineer of the military pumping station situated on Henderson Bay. May 22, 1891, he married Clara B. Frasier of Sackets Harbor. Mr. Young is a member of Sackets Harbor Lodge No. 135, F. & A. M.; also of Sackets Harbor Chapter No. 68, R. A. M. In his political choice he is a thorough Democrat. Mr. Young's father, Levi Young, was born about the year 1835; he married Susan Royce and they had six children: Sarah, Levi W., Lovina, Phebe, Rose and Fred. They are both living at this date, 1897. Mrs. Young's father, Frederick Frasier, was born in the town of Henderson in 1855; he was educated there and by occupation is a fireman. He married Mrs. Flora Spencer of Smithville, and they had five children: Clara B., Lena M., Harry D., Roy A. and Harley C. Mr. Frasier died in April, 1887, and his widow married again.

 

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