Three Rivers
Hudson~Mohawk~Schoharie
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

The Young (Jung) Families of the Mohawk Valley
1710-1946
Compiled by Clifford M. Young & Published by
The Fort Plain Standard, Fort Plain, NY 1947
Donated by Bruce Hargrove.

DIETERICH YOUNG FAMILY
BY CLFFORD M. YOUNG

No record has been found to indicate that Dieterich Young descended from any of the Young (Jung) Palatine emigrants of 1710, but apparently he came to this country from Germany sometime before the Revolution. The records are inadequate but if appears that he located in the vicinity of Snyders Bush and Ephratah, N. Y. According to church records his wife was Christina Schaarman (in one instance spelled Acherman), and the church records of German Flats, Herkimer, St. Johnsville and Stone Arabia, show that they had children as follows:

Second Generation

2-1 Margaretha, born January 29, 1780, sponsors John Koch and Magdalena.

2-2 Pieter R. born February 25, 1782, sponsors Peter Jung and Engel Merekel.

2-3 Maria (Mary) born April 3, 1785.

2-4 Jacob Paris, born April 28, 1787, died March 4, 1859.

2-5 Margaretha, baptized January 25, 1789, testes Mrs. Margaretha Paris and Paul Hochstrasser.

2-6 Richard R., birth date not found.

2-7 George Henry, birth date not found.

2-8 Dieterich R., born May 13, 1795.

2-9 Phillip, born September 5, 1797, sponsors Philip Dehas and Anna Eva.

2-10 John R., birth date not found.

MARGARETHA YOUNG

2-1 Margaretha Young, born Jan. 29, 1780, probably died young, as another daughter, born in 1789 (3-5) was given the same name (Margaret-Peggy). No further record found.

CHILDREN OF PETER R. YOUNG

2-2 Pieter R. Young, born Feb. 25, 1782, married Maria (Polly) Ehle Jan. 5, 1812. Their children were:

Third Generation

3-1 Benjamin, born Aug. 16, 1812, sponsors Hans Schnell and Maria.

3-2 Peggy, born August 16, 1816, sponsors George Coppernoll and wife, Peggy.

3-3 Delia, born Feb. 20, 1818, sponsors Jacob Paris Young and Eva.

3-4 Timothy, born Feb. 27, 1921, sponsor Magdalena Jung.

3-5 Debora, born March 2, 1823, sponsors Elisabeth Jung and Ruben Ehle.

3-6 John Henry, born August 8, 1824, sponsors John Gray and Lecty.

3-7 Mary, born May 22, 1827, sponsors Adam Coppernoll and Maria.

CHILD OF MARIA (Mary) YOUNG

2-3 Maria Young, born April 3, 1785, married Adam R. Coppernoll (1785-1872) son of Richard Coppernoll and Elisabeth Loucks (Laux) and they had a son, Jacob Coppernoll.

3-1 Jacob Coppernoll, born January 11, 1818, died November 8, 1896. He married Amelia Rouse, daughter of Philip and Margaret Rouse, and they had four children:

Fourth Generation

COPPERNOLL

4-1 Mary Margaret, born Oct. 24, 1839,/ died in 1916; married Alexander P. Martin. (No issue.)

4-2 Landgrave, born Nov. 22, 1846, died Oct. 30, 1924.

4-3 Lycinda, born 1852, died 1922. (Unmarried).

4-4 Franklin, born May 17, 1962, died Dec. 5, 1928; married Ida Gray (No issue).

CHILDREN OF JACOB PARIS YOUNG

2-4 Jacob Paris Young, born April 28, 1787, died March 4, 1859; married Era Coppernoll, daughter of Richard Coppernoll, Jan. 1, 1808. Their children were:

3-1 Lucy, born August 23, 1808, sponsors George Coppernoll and wife Peggy. (D.R. Church, Stone Arabia). She died March 12, 1872. Lucy married Robert Getman born May 4, 1805, son of George T. Getman and Margaret Cook. They had nine children.

3-2 Elisabeth, born Dec. 21, 1809, sponsors Peter Young and Elisabeth Coppernoll. (Stone Arabia D. R. C.) No further information.

3-3 Stephen, born at Ephratah April 16, 1812, sponsors Adam R. Coppernoll and wife Maria. He died Aug. 21, 1879; married Mary Ann Beck, born in 1817 and died Jan. 21, 1896. (Stone Arabia D. R. record).

3-4 Alexander, born July 16, 1814, sponsors George Hendrick Young and Catharina Gettman. (Stone Arabia Lutheran record). Probably died young.

3-5 Mary, born May 29, 1817, sponsors Richard Coppernoll and wife Elisabeth. (Stone Arabia D. R. record).

3-6 Magdalena, born Dec. 3, 1820, sponsors Richard P. Young and wife Nellie. (Stone Arabia D. R. record).

3-7 Anna (Nancy), born Nov. 24, 1823, sponsors Philipp Young and Cornelia. (Lutheran Church record).

3-8 Elexander, born Aug. 3, 1828, sponsors John P. Smith and wife Dolly. (Fort Plain D. R. record). No further record.

CHILDREN OF MARGARETHA YOUNG

2-5 Margaret (Peggy) Young, baptized Jan. 25, 1789, died in 1845; married George R. Coppernoll. They had one daughter Elisabeth, born April 3, 1817 who married Charles Whitlock.

CHILDREN OP RICHARD R. YOUNG

2-6 Richard R. Young, married Eleanor Paine. Their children were:

3-1 Deloss, born January 28, 1829, sponsors George R. Coppernoll and wife Margaret.

3-2 Amelia, born June 7, 1838.

CHILDREN OF GEORGE HENRY YOUNG

2-7 George Henry Young married Catharina Empie. Their children were:

3 - 1 George Washington, born Aug. 3, 1820, sponsors Frederick Empie and frau Margaret.

3-2 Nancy, born Dec. 7, 1821, sponsors Frederick F. Empie and Dorothea Roth.

3-3 Christina, born Jan. 29, 1824, sponsors John Empie and wife Anna.

3-4 Robert, born June 7, 1825, sponsors R. Getman and Margaret Empie.

3-5 Elisabeth, born Dec. 17, 1826, sponsors Philipp Empie and Catarina.

3-6 Margaret, born March 26, 1828, sponsors Adam Coppernoll and wife Maria.

3-7 Mary, born Dec. 12, 1830, sponsors John Miller and wife Lydia.

3-8 Himrod, born Dec. 22, 1832, sponsors Jacob Empie and Eliza Coppernoll.

3-9 Susan Emeline, born Feb. 5, 1835, sponsors Richard R. Young and wife Eleanor.

3-10 Metilda, born May 6, 1837, sponsors Jacob Paris Young and wife Eva.

3-11 Eli, born July 1, 1839, sponsors Stephen Young and wife Maria.

3-12 Horace, born May 10, 1841.

CHILDREN OF DIEDERICH R. YOUNG

2-8 Diedench R. Young, born May 13, 1795, married Nellie,-------. their children were:

3-1 Maria, born Oct. 21, 1818, sponsors Adam R. Coppernoll and frau Maria.

3-2 Margaret Ann, born Aug. 18, 1820, sponsors Jacob Paris Young and Eva.

3-3 Enjaline Maria, born Feb. 7, 1823, sponsors Daniel Gray and Margaret.

3-4 Napoleon Bonapart, born July 19, 1824.

3-5 Nancy, born Feb. 4, 1827, sponsors Johann Miller and Peggy Schafer.

CHILDREN OF PHILLIP YOUNG

2-9 Phillip Young, born Sept. 5, 1797, married Cornelia (Maria). Their children were:

3-1 Jacob Diederich, born March 9, 1819, parents sponsors.

3-2- Mathilde, born July 24, 1820, 'sponsors Jacob Gray and wife Anna Barbara.

3-3 James, born Nov. 7, 1822, sponsors Diederich R. Jung and Nellie.

3-4 Ellener, born Oct. 15, 1826, sponsors Jacob Empie and Ellen Miller.

3-5 Rusina, born Feb. 28, 1829, sponsors John Wheeler and Elizabeth Getman.

3-6 Harrison, born Feb. 8, 1837, sponsors Jacob Paris Young and wife Eva.

CHILDREN OF JOHN R. YOUNG

2 -10 John R. Young, birth date not found, married Elisabeth .(1st wife). Their children were:

3-1 Casper, born Jan. 10, 1819, sponsors Casper Getman and Julia Miller.

3-2 Christopher, born Dec. 7, 1820, sponsors Phillip Young and wife, Cornelia.

3-4 Richard, born March 3, 1822, sponsors Richard R. Young and wife, Nellie.

3-5 John Nicholas, born Sept. 24, 1824, sponsors Jacob Gray and Barbara Ann. John R. Young (2-10) married Catharine (2nd wife). Children:

3-6 Abner, born June 2, 1830, sponsors Jacob Paris Young and Eva.

3-7 Charles, born June 11, 1833 (date also given as Jan. 19th), sponsors Joseph Getman, Jr. and wife, Elizabeth.

3-8 Elisa, born May 28, 1836, sponsors Jacob Coppernoll and Margaret Empie. 3-9 Simeon, born July 5, 1839, parents sponsors.

3 -10 Nancy, born July 19, 1840, parents sponsors.

CHILDREN OF LUCY YOUNG

(Daughter of Jacob Paris Young)

3-1 Lucy Young, born Aug. 23, 1808, married Robert Getman born May 4, 1805. They had nine children:

GETMAN

4-1 Darius, born January 1, 1829.

4-2 Thomas, born February 10, 1831.

4-3 Mary E., born February 21, 1833, died Oct. 22, 1833.

4-4 George, born July 31, 1835.

4-5 Joshua, born May 23, 1836.

4-6 Elisabeth, born October 23, 1839.

4-7 Aaron, born June 4, 1841.

4-8 Laney A., born July 10, 1843.

4-9 Nancy Catherine, born September 15, 1845.

CHILDREN OF STEPHEN YOUNG

3-3 Stephen Young, born April 16, 1812, died Aug. 21, 1879; married Mary Ann Beck.

Fourth Generation

4-1 Richard, born Nov. 14, 1836, sponsors Casper Young and Maria Young.

4-2 James, born Sept. 21, 1841, sponsors Robert Getman and wife Lucy (Young) Getman.

4-3 Laura Jane, born May 1, 1844, parents sponsors.

4-4 Hiram, born 1847, died in 1910.

4-5 Adam, born Feb. 12, 1853, died April 8, 1928.

4-6 George, born in 1862.

4-7 Clark L., born April 5, 1864, died March 6, 1934.

CHILDREN OF RICHARD YOUNG

Son of Stephen Young

4-1 Richard Young, born Nov. 14, 1836, married Dec. 25, 1856 Mary M. Smith, born Sept. 22, 1836 and died Dec. 25, 1908. Richard was a Civil War veteran. He died Sept. 10, 1905. They had ten children:


Richard and Mary M. (Smith) Young

Fifth and Sixth Generations

5-1 Clarence A., born Oct. 23, 1857; died young.

5-2 William Eugene, born Nov. 28, 1859, died Nov. 27, 1936. He married, first, Jennie Putnam, born May 1863, died about 1908. There were two children by this marriage:

6 - 1 Earl P. Young, born March 12, 1884.

6-2 Florence, born Oct. 19, 1887.

William Eugene went to Montgomery, Alabama and married, second, Goudie Margaret Cureton, born July 15, 1871 and died Nov. 29, 1930. There were two children by this marriage:

6-3 William Cureton Young, born Oct. 6, 1902.

6-4 Margaret Bowles Young, born August 28, 1904.

5-3 Mary Estella, born Aug. 19, 1861, died Dec. 24, 1861.

5-4 Charles D., born Oct. 31, 1862, died June, 1932; married Ella Van Heusen Hohs, born March 23, 1868. No issue.

5-5 Herbert P., born May 25, 1866, died in 1936, married Emma Bixby and they had two daughters-Hazel and Edna. No further record.

5-6 Frank, born April 25, 1868, died Sept. 13, 1922; married Clara Bartlett and their children were:

6-1 Blanche, born Nov. 16, 1890, died Jan., 1909.

6-2 Fred D. Young, born Dec. 12, 1891.

5-7 Edward Young, born April 25, 1870, died August 6, 1889.

5-8 Bertha, born Jan. 16, 1872, married Edward Van Vleet,* Nov. 17, 1891, he was born March 14, 1868. Edward Van Vleet was the founder of the Van Vleet Glove Company, Gloversville, N. Y. They are both living (1945) and had children as follows:

6-1 Homer C. Van Vleet, born Oct. 19, 1892, married Helen L. Johnson, Oct. 8, 1921. She was born June 6, 1895. They have a daughter (7-1) Phyllis L. Van Vleet, born May 19, 1925.

6-2 LeRoy Van Vleet, born June 28, 1894, died April 27, 1938.

SIXTH GENERATION
CHILD OF EARL P. YOUNG

6-1 Earl P. Young, born March 12, 1883, married Hattie Betts and they have a daughter Lorraine who married William Argotsinger.

CHILDREN OF FLORENCE YOUNG

6-2- Florence Young married Walter Skiff and they had two children:

SKIFF

7-1 Arvilla, born June 28, 1906, died June, 1927. She married Lawrence Buseck in June, 1923, and they had a son Lawrence (8 - 1) born March 9, 1925.

7-2 Allen, born April 11, 1910, married Ethel Rekemeyer April 5, 1933, and they have two children:

8-1 Barbara Rekemeyer, born October 18, 1934.

8-2 James Rekemeyer, born April 24, 1936.

Walter Skiff died in 1925.

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM CURETON YOUNG

6-3 William C. Young married Emily Lowe, April 18, 1926 and they had two children:

7-1 lla Kathrine Young, born December 5, 1930.

7-2 Billie Kay Young, born April, 1939.

(William C. Young is a Lieut. Col, in the U. S. Army-1945).

CHILDREN OF MARGARET BOWLES YOUNG

6-4 Margaret B. Young married Harold Henry Pollitt June 14, 1930 and have two sons:

7-1 William Harold (Harry) Pollitt, born Dec. 6, 1937.

7-2 George Wilbur Pollitt, born August 20, 1941.

CHILDREN OF FRED D. YOUNG

Son of Frank Young

6-2 Fred D. Young married Jean Brown and they had three children: Raymond, Ethlyn Jane, and Betty Jane. (No further record.)

5-9 Clarence, born Dec. 12, 1875, died June, 1940; married Hazel Gilick, born May 18, 1882.

5-10 Sidney, born Oct. 7, 1877, died May, 1911; married Laura Jeannisson.

CHILD OF JAMES YOUNG
(Son of Stephen)

4-2 James Young, born Sept. 21, 1840, died June 3, 1912; married Margaret Martin in 1865. She was born Oct. 8, 1848, died June 22, 1888. They had a son, Martin, born Jan. 22, 1869.

CHILDREN OF LAURA JANE YOUNG

4-3 Laura Jane Young, born May 1, 1844, died Oct. 1, 1908; married Jacob H. Abel in 1860. He was born Sept. 3, 1839 and died Oct. 1, 1909. Their children were:

ABEL

5-1 John, born June 12, 1865, died in 1936; married Annie E. Nellis, born Feb. 22, 1869. They were married March 16, 1887 and had three children-Alma, Eula and Chester.

5-2 Libbie, born May 27, 1866; married Charles Nellis and they had eleven children.

5-3 Marvin, born in 1868, died March 6, 1893 (unmarried).

5-4 George Abel, born June 25, 1873; married May 12, 1896, Flora Belle Newkirk, born April 10, 1880. They had two sons-Harold J. and Newton Almon.

6-1 Harold J. Abel, born Sept. 5, 1903, married Bessie Smith Sept. 13, 1923 (no issue).

6-2 Newton Almon Abel, born June 13, 1921, married Clara Collens November 23, 1944.

5-5 Catherine Abel, born March 30, 1880; married (1st) John Spohn who died, leaving one son Everett Spohn. Catharine married (2nd) Calvin A. Wait, and they have a daughter, Gertrude Wait.

CHILDREN OF JOHN ABEL

5-1 John Abel married Annie E. Nellis Mar. 16, 1887. Children:

6-1 Alma,-born August 8, 1888.

6-2 Eula, born Nov. 12, 1900, died in 1907.

6-3 Chester, born July 23, 1902.

CHILDREN OF HIRAM YOUNG

(Son of Stephen)

4-4 Hiram Young-(1847-1910) married Eliza Nellis-(1858-1933), and they had two sons as follows:

Fifth and Sixth Generation

5-1 Melvin Young, born Feb. 28, 1875, married in 1899 Juva Getman, born July 23, 1874. She died Oct. 18, 1945. They had one son:

6-1 Delbert M., born Oct. 31, 1903, married Gladys Lake, born Oct. 1, 1907, and they have two children:

7-1 Melvin Young (2nd), born June 19, 1929.

7-2 June, born Dec. 7, 1927.

5-2 Eugene Young married Lillian Coon, born Aug. 25, 1839 (deceased). They have a daughter Virginia, born Aug. 8, 1915; married Capt. William A. Barnes, Jr. May 14, 1942 at East Stroudsburg, Pa. They have a daughter, Bonnie Ann Barnes, born April 20, 1943.

4-5 George Young, born in 1862, married Betsy A. Martin. (No further information).

<-Alonzo Eaker, Adam Young, Homer G. and Homer G. Young, Jr.

CHILDREN OF ADAM YOUNG
(Son of Stephen)

4-6 Adam Young, born Feb. 12, 1853, died April 8, 1928; married Mary E. Eaker, daughter of Alonzo Eaker, born Nov. 16, 1858, died Dec. 15, 1915. They had the following children:

Fifth and Sixth Generation

5-1 Alvin Young, born Nov. 28, 1878, married April 18, 1906 Marguerite C. Sauer. Alvin is a clergyman, residing at Northville, N. Y. (1945). They have three children:

6-1 Hazel Ruth, born Nov. 30, 1907, married Maurice E. Fountain, May 4, 1929. They have three children:

FOUNTAIN

7-1 Billy Vale, born Sept. 4, 1931.

7-2 Beverly Ann, horn August 12, 1935.

7-3 Bruce Eugene, born July 24, 1944.

6-2 Lloyd Vernon Young, born Dec. 9, 1910. died July 4, 1936.

6-3 Ina E., born June 17, 1917, married Sgt. Arthur Weyant (1944). Ina is a W A C in the service. They have a son Dale Robert Weyant, born April 22, 1945.

5-2 Homer Garfield Young, born Nov. 19, 1880, married Gertrude Short, born Apr. 21, 1882. They reside in Springfield, Mass. and have two sons:

<-Rev. Alvin and Marguerite C. (Sauer) Young

6-1 Homer G. Young, Jr., born June 23, 1912.

6-2 Edward Robert Young, born July 8, 1920.

5-3- Anna Young, born in 1882, died Aug. 27, 1914. She married Leon Jennings and they had three children:

JENNINGS

6-1 Claude, born Sept. 22, 1906.

6-2 Guy, born February 12, 1908.

6-3 Fay, born July 9, 1914.

5-4 Ray A. Young, born April 12, 1885, died October 11, 1918; married Margaret Boyd.

5-5 Maud Leona Young, born Jan. 23, 1889; married Sept. 25, 1912, Harold F. Timmerman, born Mar. 19, 1887 They have one child:

6-1 Betty Leona, born Dec. 5, 1921; married Mar. 16, 1943, Ralph Theodore Thompson, born Feb. 1920 (First Lieutenant with Armed Forces in Germany 1945).

5-6 Sarah, born Jan. 3, 1894, married May 17, 1917 Frank M. Rowe, born March 1, 1891.

<-Clark L. Young

CHILD OF CLARK L. YOUNG

4-7 Clark L. Young, (son of Stephen) born April 5, 1864, died March 6, 1934; married Emma Getman of Johnstown June 30, 1886. She was born in Stone Arabia April 10, 1862, daughter of George Getman and Magdeline Dillenback Getman Young. She died May 4, 1938. They had one daughter:

5-1 Una A. Young, born Sept. 26, 1891; married Dr. W. R. Rathbun of Canajoharie, N. Y.

4-8 * Parmelia Young married George W. Abel, born in 1832 and died Jan. 21, 1893, aged 60 yrs. And 4 days. (His gravestone record in Ephratah cemetery). He was a brother of Jacob Abel who married Laura Jane Young (4-3). Children of George and Parmelia were William, John, Fernando, Anne, Mary and Minnie.

* No record appears on her grave stone, and her grand children would submit no record of her children.

CHILDREN OF MARTIN YOUNG

(Son of James)

5-1 Martin Young, born Jan. 22, 1869, married Nancy Alice Ecker, Dec, 14, 1888. They had two children:

6-1 Clyde Young, born Dec. 29, 1889.

6-2 Vera Young, born July 17, 1895.

CHILDREN OF CLYDE YOUNG
Sixth and Seventh Generation

6-1 Clyde Young, married Oct. 14, 1909, Maggie D. born, born Oct. 1, They have two children:

7-1 Lola Evelyn Young, born May 1, 1912, married Stanley Hobbs Oct. 23, 1941, and they have a son, Stanley Young Hobbs, born June 1, 1944.

7-2 Eleanor Margaret Young, born Oct. 2, 1913, married George B. Slater May 5, 1944. He was killed in action in Italy October 17, 1944.

CHILDREN OF VERA YOUNG

6-2 Vera Young married William Baker Sept. 16, 1913. They had a son-Basil.

7-1 Following a divorce, Vera assumed her maiden name Young and the son took the name Basil Young. He married Helen Wickland Dec. 28, 1941, and they have one son Terrence Lee Young, born Dec. 22, 1944. Basil is now (1944) in the armed forces in Germany. Vera died October, 1945.

CHILDREN OF LANDGRAVE COPPERNOLL

(Grandson of Maria Young 2-3)

4-2 Landgrave Coppernoll married Margaret Bender, born Aug. 6, 1859, died in 1940. They were married Nov. 23, 1881 and had four children.

Fifth Generation

5-1 Lester, born Dec. 15, 1885, married Letitia Lydon. They had two daughters:

6-1 Irene Coppernoll, born in 1911.

6-2 Ruth Coppernoll, born May, 1915, married Richard Walrath.

5-2 Lizzie Viola Coppernoll, born Nov. 4, 1888; married Morris Saltsman and they had four children :

Sixth and Seventh Generation

SALTSMAN

6-1 Glen, born Oct. 17, 1908, married Harriet Musgrave, and they had three children: Ila May, born Feb. 14, 1937; Gerald, born April 1, 1940; and Paul Glenn, born Dec. 24, 1942.

6-2 Emory, married Dorothy Duffy. (No issue).

6-3 Doris, born Sept. 25, 1914. married George J. Wilson and they have two children: Mary Elizabeth Wilson, born April 29. 1940; and William Morris Wilson, born March 7, 1942.

6-4 Lyman Jay, born July 23, 1922. He enlisted in the Navy September, 1942 and was aboard Admiral Nimitz's Flagship, South Dakota, when it steamed into Toyko Bay.

Fifth Generation

5-3 Jason B. Coppernoll, born January 19, 1892, married Ester Flint, born Sept. 15, 1893 (daughter of Wilbur E. Flint and Estella Flanders). They have eight children.

Sixth Generation

COPPERNOLL

6-1 Wilbur Merton, born Aug. 21, 1912, married Ada Caroline Riley. (No issue).

6-2 Thelma Ester, born Dec. 17, 1913, married William J. Borst. They have two children: William E., born Dec. 6, 1936 and David B., born Aug. 31, 1939.

6-3 Arlene Lillian, born Feb. 18, 1915, married William J. Cuba. They have one son, Richard Coppernoll Cuba, born April 18, 1940.

6-4 Evah Mae, born Sept. 10, 1916, married Francis Segar who served with the Paratroopers in Europe. They have two sons: Brian C. Segar, born June 27, 1940, and Douglas C., born June 14, 1942.

6-5 Jason Burlin, Jr., born Feb. 18, 1918, married Jane Marie Ambridge and they have three daughters: Nancy Carol, born Oct. 2, 1939; Rose Marie, born July 31, 1941 ; and Sandra Lee, born August 7, 1943. Jason was with the combat forces in Europe, having enlisted in the Army in February, 1943. He is a member of Co. B. 290th Engineers. He saw action in France and Germany and v as awarded two battle stars, the Bronze Star, a Unit Citation and Good Conduct Ribbon.

6-6 Winifred Estella, born Aug. 16, 1920, married Earl Henry Hinkle and they have two children: Janice Elaine, born Dec. 21, 1941 and Earl Henry, Jr., born Feb. 22, 1943.

6-7 Harlow Richard, born July 1, 1926. He served with the Army overseas, having enlisted in August, 1943 and was trained as telegrapher and radio operator and served in France, Belgium and Germany. He wears the Good Conduct ribbon and one Battle Star.

6-8 Gertrude Margaret, born Aug. 24, 1922, died April 6, 1923.

5-4 Jacob L. Coppernoll, born Jan. 19, 1892, married Eva Kretser, born Feb. 4, 1909 and they have five children:

6-1 Milton Coppernoll, born June 15, 1922. P.F.C. Milton Coppernoll was with the Armed forces overseas and is said to have been the first soldier from Fulton county to be killed in action. His record is as follows: "Entered the Military service Nov. 10, 1942; received his basic training at Fort Bragg, N. C.; transferred to Camp Kilmer, N. J. He left on April 4, 1943 for overseas to serve in the North African Campaign; later saw service in Sicily and Italy and was then sent to England for a rest period. He was with the first Division that landed in France on D-Day when he was killed in action. He received (posthumously) the Purple Heart and was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action."

6-2 Gilbert J. Coppernoll, born Feb. 20, 1924.

6-3 Lorrene Katherine, born July 18, 1927.

6-4 Betty Jean, born April 4, 1932.

6-5 Laura May, born Jan. 16, 1934.

Foregoing submitted by courtesy of Mrs. Jason B. Coppernoll of Johnstown,

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