Biography of Peter Young
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Young, Peter, was born at Rathbone, in 1833, son of Martin B. Young. He first engaged in lumbering and farming He married Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Ostrander, of Penn Yan, Yates county. Martin B., who was born in a log house in Addison, in 1804, and died at the home of his son Peter in 1885, was of German descent, his father coming here at an early age. Mr. Young devoted his time to lumbering and speculating and was financially successful. In 1827 he married Martha Crawford, of Rathboneville, and they were the parents of five children: Sarah, widow of the late Harvey Burgett, and resides in Sayre, Pa.; William, a farmer of Rathbone; Margaret, widow of the late Libbius Phillips, of this place; Mary, widow of the late John Kinneley, and resides at Elmira; and Peter.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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