Biography of John H. Young
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Young, John H., was born September 3, 1842. His grandfather, Jacob, was born in Germany, and came to America, and to Orleans county, locating first in Eastern, N. Y., where his son John, father of our subject was born. The latter married Mary Ann, daughter of Elihu Mather, a descendant of Cotton Mather. The children of John and Mary were: Eunice, Emily, Miller, Caroline, Martha, Mary, Henry, Mather, Malona, John, born in Gaines, Ann Eliza, and Dwight Our subject attended the common schools, and later the Albion Academy. He first engaged in farming, and is now a fruit raiser, in which he has been very successful. January 3, 1865, he married at Frankfort, Herkimer county, Hannah Thomas, who was born in Frankfort, January 10, 1842. Her parents were Ratives of Wales. her father, Timothy, having died in Frankfort in 1856, aged sixty two years, and her mother, Mary (Williams) died in 1884, aged eighty seven. Our subject and wife have had five children: Frank D., born in 1865, married Carrie Woodard, and has two children, Claud and Louis H., born in Clarendon, in 1869, died in 1883; Hattie May, born in Gaines June 10, 1872, died in 1873; and Daisy Bell, born in Gaines, February 3, 1876; Minnie E. c8rries on a dressmaking business in Gaines.


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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