Biography of Daniel Young
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Young, Daniel, was the first of the family to settle in Orleans county. He was a native of Herkimer county and his father, Jacob Young, was a native of Germany, and on coming to this country settled in Herkimer county. One of his sons, Jacob Young. jr., served in the war of 1812, in which he was a captain. Daniel Young was also in the service for a short time. He came to Orleans county, arriving in Murray April 20, 1830, and took up a tract of land northwest of Hulburton, cleared it. and became one of the prominent farmers of the town. He married Catherine Caswell, of Herkimer county, and their children were: David, Jacob, who studied law and died shortly after being admitted to the bar; Ebenezer, who was a painter in Rochester and was twice married, his first wife being Elizabeth Young and his second Mary McCall; Nelson, who married Jane Lewis and settled in the west; Charles, who married Phoebe Harris and was a farmer in Kendall, Orleans county, during the earlier part of his life, and then settled in Wisconsin; Catharine (deceased). David Young was born in 1816 in Herkimer county and came to Murray with his parents, and on arriving at manhood became a farmer. In 1869 he removed to Albion and engaged in the butcher business, carrying on a market there for a period of four years. Mr. Young is a Democrat and during his residence in Albion served as president of the village. In 1883 he returned to Murray, where he has since resided. He was thrice married, ftrst to Jenuette Perry, and they had one son, Daniel P., who settled in Kansas and married a Miss Willett. David Young married for his second wife Abigail Bush, and they had one son. Charles F., born in 1847. His third wife was Julia Ward, and they had two children who died in infancy. Charles F. Young resides in Murray and is a farmer. He is an active member of the Democratic party, and was elected justice of the peace in 1894. In 1868 he married Mary J. Eggleston, and they have two children. Charlie D. and Lissa B. John W. Young was born in Murray in 1836 and has always lived in the town. Until 1882 he was engaged in farming, but in that year purchased the stone grist mill at Balcon's Mills of William Salisbury, and in 1890 he rebuilt the mill and equipped it with modern machinery. In 1858 Mr. John Young married Clarissa E., daughter of Romaine Ostrander, of Murray, and their children are Grace A. and Charles R.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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