Fort Klock Historic Restoration
& Indian Castle Church

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.

HANS CHRISTIAN YOUNG (I)
BY CLIFFORD M. YOUNG

Careful study of the limited records available concerning this branch of the YOUNG (JUNG) families indicates that Hans Christian Young was born in 1728 and came to this country from Germany at least a generation previous to the Revolutionary War-probably 1740 or 1750. The Dutch Reformed Church records. Fort Plain, N. Y., state that he died March 2, 1813, aged 86 years and left eight children, 66 grand children and 45 great-grandchildren.

The early settlers of the Palatine German stock, who came to this country in the great Palatine emigration of 1710, first located at East and West Camps on the Hudson River, and most of that group who migrated to Schoharie and finally to the Mohawk Valley, did not reach the Valley until about 1722 and subsequent years. It appears that Hans Christian Young doubtless came directly to the Mohawk Valley or via Philadelphia in later years and settled on a farm or lot in Livingston Patent in Freysbush, Montgomery county-then Albany county. As this lot is described as two miles east of the lot in Lansing Patent later known as the Norman Young farm in Brookmaus Corners, it is believed to have been the Dingman farm -on the Fort Plain-Cherry Valley trail or later highway, which farm is located just south of the present Freysbush Lutheran Church. As this section was forest and inhabited largely by Red Men, if at all, it is not surprising that Hans Christian Young had many thrilling experiences previous to and during the Revolution, as the records indicate. What these experiences were, however, is not stated.

It is regretted that the name of the wife of Hans Christian Young cannot be stated here with certainty, but it is believed that she was Anna Maria Muller (Miller). His will on file in Fonda, dated May 26, 1807, indicates that his living children were Godfrey, John Christian, John, Christina, Anna Elisabeth and Thomas. Similarity of names in church records renders difficult an accurate placing of these children, but the following would appear to be reasonably correct:

2-1 Godfrey, born 1752, died July 31, 1830, aged 77 years and 6 months.

2-2 John Christian, born 1755, died February 28, 1835, aged 80 years.

2-3 John, no complete record, but it is probable that he married Margaret Countryman, daughter of Capt. George & Christina Diefendorf Countryman.

2-4 Christina, married George Michael Lones and they had Garret, born Sept. 5, 1794, Johannes Young and frau Maria sponsors; and Godfrey born April 10, 1802, Godfrey Young and frau Anna sponsors.

2-5 Anna Elisabeth, married Peter Bircky, September 4, 1790, and had Barbara born August 26, 1802. A record of other children has not been found.

2-6 Thomas, married Nancy Hackney, daughter of Johann "Heckenie" August 5, 1789.

(The will of Hans Christian (1) also mentions his grandson Christian).

This chapter deals mainly with the descendants of Godfrey and John Christian Young. The available church records at that particular time are very incomplete, and with little information as to the place of burial, and few existing grave markers, it is extremely difficult to state birth, marriage and death dates of all the descendants. Unfortunately the early portion of the Geisenberg (Hallsville) Lutheran Church record is missing and the part which is available gives no marriage or death dates. The records of the older Dutch Reformed Church at Sand Hill (Fort Plain) were destroyed when the church was burned by the Indians and Tories during the Revolution, and the grave stones of the Sand Hill cemetery are nearly all missing. It is therefore impossible to give dates of birth of all the children of Hans Christian Young.

Godfrey Young 2-1 was a Revolutionary soldier and his name is on the Oriskany Monument. A communication dated October 9, 1941, addressed to Clifford M. Young, is as follows:

"The National Archives
Washington, D. C., Oct. 9, 1941.
Godfried Young, or Godfrey.
Parents: Names are not shown.

Birth: Date and place are not shown. On a sheet dated September 22, 1786 his age appears as about 34 years.

Service: He served as Corporal in Captain "Copeman's Company, Colonel Clyde's Regt. of New York Militia;" he was disabled August 6, 1777 "in service in consequence of a wound in the lower part of his Belly."

Pension: On account of disability resulting from wound in service, he was allowed pension from September 22, 1786, rate $5 per month which was increased to $8 per month under the act of April 24, 1816. He was paid at the Albany, New York, Agency.

Family: The name of this veteran's wife is not known.

Residence: This veteran's residence in New York at enlistment was not stated. He resided in Minden, Montgomery county (near the Herkimer county line), New York, in 1824.

Death: He died prior to March 23, 1831, survived by a widow."

A letter from General Accounting Office, Washington, D. C., dated October 18, 1941, addressed to the writer reads as follows:

"In reply to your letter of October 10, 1941, in which you request information concerning Godfrey Young, a pensioner of the Revolutionary War, New York Agency, you are advised the records of this office show that it was certified by a surrogate of Herkimer County, New York, that at a Surrogate Court held for the County of Herkimer, New York, satisfactory evidence was exhibited to show that the pensioner, a resident of the town of Minden, Montgomery County, New York, died on July 31, 1830, leaving surviving him a widow, Mary Catharine Young.

"The arrears of pension due the deceased, covering the period from March 4, 1830, to July 31, 1830, were paid at Albany, New York, on September 6, 1831, to A. Loomis, as Attorney for the widow."

"No further information has been found of record in this office."

Since Godfrey Young was 34 in 1786, he must have been born in 1752. It appears from Church records that Godfrey was thrice married, the first wife being "frau Anna" mentioned in the Geisenberg record as a sponsor in 1797. They are again mentioned as sponsors in 1800, also 1802 and 1804. The Fort Plain Dutch Reformed Church record gives the death of "Anna Young wife of Godfried Young August 25, 1807, aged 53 years, 8 mos, and 10 da."

This same church record shows the second marriage of Godfrey Young to Barbara Countryman (widow of Marks Countryman) July 3, 1808. She died September 30, 1821, aged 64 years, 4 mos. and 15 days.

The date of marriage to his third wife is not shown but on page 73 of Vol. II of the Fort Plain record on file in the State Library, Albany, there is an entry as follows: "Godfrey Young and wife Maria Catharine sponsors for Catharine born June 23, 1824, to Jacob Snyder and wife Sarah."

From the foregoing it is apparent that Godfrey was associated with churches, but available records do not give the birth of any of his children. They were probably by his first wife Anna, during that period of "lost records." None is recorded as by his second and third wives.

The will of Godfrey Young is on file in the Herkimer County Clerk's office, dated June 2, 1830; he died July 31, 1830, aged 77 years and 6 months. His will gives the names of his four living children John Christian, 3-1, Garret, 3-2, Anna 3-3 and Maria, 3-4.

3-1 John Christian married Anna Dingman March 31, 1812: Their children were as follows:

4-1 Anna, born Feb. 4, 1813, sponsors Godfrey Young and wife Barbara.

4-2 Godfrey, born Nov. 12, 1816, sponsors Godfrey Young and wife Barbara.

4-3 John Nicholas, born Dec. 6, 1818, sponsors Rev. John J. Wock and wife Helena.

4-4 Garret, born Nov. 23, 1821, sponsors Carl Garlock and wife Gertrude.

4-5 William Henry, born May 10, 1824, sponsors Henry Countryman and Susan Dingman.

4-6 Mary Catharine, born May 1, 1826, Sp. Michael Walts and Maria.

4-7 Godfrey, born Sept. 24, 1830, Sp. Michael Horning and wife Barbara.

The following two items are from the Stone Arabia Dutch Reformed Church and Geisenberg Lutheran records respectively:

"John Christ Jung and Anna Scott, Jacob, born Jan. 9, 1797; sponsors, Jacob Scott and Elisabeth Eaker."

"John Christian Young and frau Anna, Theobald (David) born Jan. 17, 1799; sponsors John Gerhard Young and Rebecca Scott."

3-1 John Christian Young (2nd), brother of Godfrey, will be traced later, because of the many descendants extending to the present generation.

CHILDREN OF GARRET YOUNG

3-2 Garret, son of Godfrey Young, married Christina Lambert, daughter of Peter Lambert, and they had four children of record. Garret died June 4, 1814, age 34 yrs. 6 mos. and 11 days.

Fourth Generation

4 - 1 John (No birth record).

4-2 Nancy, born Jan. 20, 1807 (Frothingham record) Gravestone in Freysbush cemetery indicates that she was born Feb. 22, 1812. She married John F. Moyer, son of Frederick Moyer and Mary Pickard January 7. 1826, died Dec. 10, 1893. They had seven children.

4-3 Caty (Catharine) (No further record.)

4-4 Mary Ann, born Feb. 22, 1813.

CHILDREN OF ANNA YOUNG

3-3 Anna Young, daughter of Godfrey, married Jacob Waggoner, Jr., son of Jacob Waggoner, Nov. 17, 1809 and they had seven children.

4-1 Andreas Wagner, born July 23, 1810.

4-2 John, born June 15, 1812.

4-3 Benjamin, born February 8, 1814.

4-4 Gertrude, born October 25, 1821.

4-5 Solomon, born April 27, 1825.

4-6 Salome, born December 19, 1826.

4-7 Abraham, born Dec. 28. 1830.

MARIA YOUNG

3-4 Maria Young, daughter of Godfrey, no birth record of her has been found, but she may have been the wife of Peter Och (Ough). (See Geisengerg, Pg. 159 of Voshurgh translation).

Godfrey Young, Sr. owned land in German Flats, Herkimer county, but apparently he resided a greater portion, if not all of his life, in the town of Minden, Montgomery County. According to his will he lived at that time on Lot 9 of the Lansing Patent, which patent was in the Minden, Hallsville and Brookmans Corners section. Book No. 20, page 374 of deeds in the County Clerk's office at Fonda, N. Y., shows that on April 21, 1808 Godfrey Young of Minden deeded to Garret Young of the same place, for $250, lot No. 1 in a subdivision of Lot No. 10 in a division of twenty thousand acres of land on the south side of the Mohawk River, known as Philip Livingston patent. This patent adjoins the Jacob Lansing patent and extends through upper Freysbush, Hessville and westward to the Herkimer county line. Book 22, page 231 shows that Godfrey Young deeded to John Christian Young, for $250, twenty-five acres of Lot No. 9 in the Lansing patent in the town of Minden.

CHILDREN OF NANCY YOUNG

4-2 Nancy Young married John F. Moyer of Freysbush. Their children were as follows:

Fifth Generation

5-1 Garret Moyer, born May 20, 1828, died November 28, 1860, married Laura Hess. Buried in Freysbush cemetery.

5-2 John Aaron Moyer, born June 7, 1830, died October 5, 1911, married Catharine Casler, born Apr. 9, 1844, died Oct. 25, 1885.

5-3 Mary Catharine, born May 20, 1832, married William Hess of Phoenix, N. Y.; Children, Mina, Harold and Myron Hess.

5-4 Nancy Maria, born Nov. 28, 1833, died June 3, 1861, married Ira T. Dunckel.

5-5 Chauncey L. Moyer, born April 1, 1836, died Jan. 8, 1921. He married Mary C. Failing Dec. 31, 1857.

5-6 Peter Alfred Moyer, born Sept. 20, 1838, died in 1919. He married Mahalah Jordan, born April 17, 1841, died in 1909.

5-7 Nathan Moyer, born Oct. 23, 1844, married Minerva Young Dec. 29, 1864. She was a daughter of Daniel Young and Sally Diefendorf. (Daniel Young line not related to John Christian and Godfrey Young line). Nathan Moyer died Dec. 7, 1921; Minerva died April 8, 1921. (See Hendrick Young line.)

SECOND GENERATION

2-2 JOHN CHRISTIAN YOUNG (2nd) was born in 1755 and died February 28, 1835. He is buried on the farm cemetery at the old homestead in Brookmans Corners, town of Minden, Montgomery county, N. Y. As there were at least three John Christian Youngs* in the Mohawk Valley in this particular generation, - it is difficult to produce documentary proof as to who was the first wife of John Christian Young, son of Hans Christian Young and brother of Godfrey Young, the Revolutionary soldier.

Research, however, tends to prove that Mary Elisabeth Ehle (Oel-Oehl), eldest daughter of Peter Ehle of Minden and Palatine, was the first wife of the John Christian Young in question here. Peter Ehle was a Revolutionary soldier and Mary Elisabeth was born February 5, 1773. John and Mary were married July 21, 1789, and moved to Sullivan, Madison county, as did her father and several other German families from Montgomery county about 1790. Apparently they were attracted by the rich black soil of that locality. It appears that John and Mary (Maria) did not remain in Sullivan but returned to the town of Minden. Book of Deeds, No. 5, page 1, at Fonda shows that on May 5, 1794, John Christian Young and wife Maria Elisabeth deeded to Adolph Walrad for 100 pounds a parcel of land -one-fourth part of lot No. 8 of Philip Livingston Patent-100 acres.

The Washington Frothingham record-under heading "Norman Young"-does not give the maiden name of the first wife of John Christian Young but states that they had five children as follows:

Third Generation

3-1 Jacob who died in Wisconsin,

3-2 Christian who died in St. Lawrence county,

3-3 Abraham who died in Minden,

3-4 David who died in Springfield,

3-5 Nancy who married John Eaton, Jr. and died in Fort Plain.

The will of Hans Christian Young, Sr. deeds the sum of $250 to John Christian, Jr., out of which $75 "shall be to and for his son Christian" (meaning the elder's grandson.) This may be the Christian mentioned in the foregoing who died in St. Lawrence county, his full name being John Christian C. Young. The Fort Plain Dutch Reformed Church records indicate as follows:

John Christian C. Young and wife Lydia:

Lucinda, born April 25, 1820, sponsors Daniel Dillenback and Anna Young.

* A John Christian Young married Anna Scott and John Christian Christopher Young's wife was Lydia. (See Appendix.)

Loisa, born March 18, 1822, sponsors Daniel Shunck and Maria Scott.

Ephraim, born Nov. 18, 1823, sponsors John Christian Young and wife Margaret.

Stephen, born Sept. 16, 1825, sponsors Lavernius Waffel and July Ann Scott.

After the death of his first wife, Lydia, John Christian C. Young married Catharine Jordan January 1, 1829, and they had the following children:

Elija, born January 15, 1830, parents sponsors. Joshua, born October 29, 1831, parents sponsors.

Mary Catharine, born October 5, 1833, parents sponsors.

Chauncey, born October 22, 1836, Martin Snyder, Jr. and Nancy Jordan, sponsors.

Church records also indicate that David (3-4) married Anna Countryman Dec. 28, 1818 and they had at least three children as follows:

John Henry, born Feb. 10, 1822.

Caty Maria, born Sept. 30, 1826.

Betsy Caroline, born Nov. 11, 1832.

Nancy (3-5) who married John Eaton, Jr., had one son of record:

Chauncey Eaton, born Oct. 15, 1825.

No further record of the five children by the first wife of John Christian Young (2-2) has been found.

After the death of his first wife, John Christian Young married Margaret Schunk (widow) whose mother was a sister of Rev. John Daniel Gros, pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church at Sand Hill (Fort Plain). The children of John Christian Young and Margaret were as follows:

THIRD GENERATION CONTINUED

3-6 Nicholas, born Dec. 3, 1804, died August 20, 1884.

3-7 Lawrence, born Dec. 18, 1807, died Feb. 20, 1889, aged 82 years.

3-8 George, born June 7, 1811, died in Worcester, N. Y., Dec. 20, 1883.

3-9 Henry, died in Springfield

3-10 Daniel, died in the south.

3-11 Mary, married Nicholas Jordan (Yerdon) and died in the town of Stark, Herkimer county, N. Y.

3-12 Gertrude, married Abraham Bellinger and died in the town of Stark.

CHILDREN OF NICHOLAS YOUNG

<-Nicholas and Mary (Widmire) Young.

3-6 Nicholas Young occupied the farm of his father, John Christian Young of Brookmans Corners (Lansing Patent) and the farm is still owned by the Young family (1944), having been occupied by Norman, son of Nicholas, and then by Nicholas (2nd), who never married but remained on the farm to the year of his death-1941.

Nicholas Young married Mary Widmire Oct. 16, 1828, and they had one son, Norman, and three daughters-Mary Margaret, Eliza Catherine and Charlotte. (Mary Widmire) Young was born Feb. 10, 1808 and died Sept. 25, 1867.


Fourth Generation

<- Norman Young

4-1 Norman Young was born March 30, 1836 and died October 8, 1912. He married Lany Margaret Hufnail, daughter of Daniel Hufnail, Nov. 8, 1857; she was born Sept. 6, 1836, died Feb. 9, 1919. She had brothers William, George, Adam and Alonzo Hufnail, and sisters Polly and Laura Hufnail. Norman Young and wife Lany had ten children.






<-Lany (Hufnail) Young

4-2 Mary Margaret, born March 27, 1838, married John Adam Pickard, February 1, 1859, and died F'ebruary 8, 1927. Their children were Jay E., Mary, Albert E. and DeEtta Pickard.

4-3 Eliza Catharine, born Nov. 20, 1840, married (1st) George Hufnail; (2nd) George Flint. Children by the first marriage were Frank E., Mary A. and John A. Hufnail; by the second marriage, Melinda and Emma Flint.

4-4 Charlotte, born April 28, 1844, died March 2, 1916. She married Nicholas Stowits, Dec. 20, 1868. He was born Jan. 2, 1841 and died Oct. 6, 1917.

Their children were, Norman, Mary Catharine, Ina, and Edna Stowits.

CHILD OF LAWRENCE YOUNG

<-Lawrence and Elizabeth (Moyer) Young

3-7 Lawrence Young, born Dec. 18, 1807, died Feb. 20, 1889. He married Elisabeth (Betsy) Moyer, born June 4, 1808, died Feb. 18, 1892. She was a daughter of F'rederick Moyer and Mary Pickard. Lawrence and Betsy had one daughter, Mary born July 22, 1832, died Apr. 6, 1909.

Note: Apparently Margaret (Schunk) Young named two of her sons after Nicholas and Lawrence Gros, her brothers, and nephews of Rev. John Daniel Gros, whose record appears elsewhere in this survey.

CHILDREN OF GEORGE YOUNG

3-8 George Young, born June 7, 1811, died December 30, 1883. He married, first, Hannah Folmsbee, born in 1810, died October 15, 1865. There were six children by this marriage. He married, second, Eliza ----------, born in 1813, died August 4, 1882.

Fourth Generation

4-1 Eliza, born in 1836, died in 1910; married Seldon Thompson born in 1832, died in 1907. There were four children: George D., Charles, James and Rosalia.

4-2 Nancy (Nannie), born October 3, 1838, died November 5, 1869. She married George Simmons and they had two children:

5-1 Cora Simmons who died young.

5-2 George Simmons, born Dec. 22, 1867: married Lulu Fratts, born July 5, 1865. They had three children: Pearl, Hazel and Harold.

4-3 Maria Jane Young, born August 18, 1844, died December 1, 1920; married December 31, 1868, William Moak and they had two daughters:

5-1 Carrie E. Moak.

5-2 Lulie M. Moak.

4-4 James D. Young, born in 1847, died April 27, 1848.

4-5 Amelia Young, who married Adriel Simmons and had two children:

Simmons:

5-1 Arthur- who married Roena Patterson. They had four children. No further information.

5-2 Francis, born Jan. 28, 1882 (unmarried) ; died.

4-6 Hannah D. Young, born in 1855, died May 4, 1857.

CHILDREN OF ELIZA (YOUNG) THOMPSON

(Daughter of George Young)

4-3 Eliza Young married Seldon Thompson. Their children were:

Fifth Generation

THOMPSON

5-1 George D., born May 29, 1858, died in 1934. He married Sarah Ellen Jordan April 14, 1880. She died in 1931. They had a daughter, Rosalia M. Thompson.

Sixth Generation

6-1 Rosalia M. Thompson, born Jan. 14, 1884; married David A. Blair, born June 4, 1881, died June 5, 1934. They had three children:

Seventh Generation

BLAIR

7-1 Merwin L. Blair, born Jan. -6, 1904, married Fern Henderickson in 1927 and they have three children:

Eighth Generation

8-1 Arnold, born Jan. 24, 1931.

8-2 David Allan, born Aug. 3, 1938.

8-3 Carol Ann, born Jan. 2, 1945.

7-2 Arnold David .Blair, born Nov. 23, 1908, married Everetta Love in 1939. (Arnold D. Major in armed forces, 1945).

7-3 Inez Susan, born Oct. 17, 1921.

(The above information was submitted by Mrs. Rosalia M. (Thompson) Blair of East Worcester, N. Y.)

5-2 Charles Thompson, born Nov. 24, 1860, died March 17, 1936, married March 24, 1891 Clara Castle, born April 6, 1867. They had one daughter, Cleo.

6-1 Cleo Thompson, born April 2, 1898, married June 14, 1916, Milo Crouse and they have one daughter, Margueritte.

7-1 Margueritte Crouse, born Jan. 1, 1919, married Jan. 30, 1941, Charles Mosher, born March 8, 1916. (In armed forces, 1945). They have one child, Candace L.

8-1 Candace L. Mosher, born June 8, 1945.

5-3 James Thompson, born April 14, 1863. (See another page.)

5-4 Rosalia, born December, 1855, died May 8, 1857.

CHILDREN OF CARRIE E. MOAK

Fifth Generation

5-1 Carrie Eliza Moak, born in Seward, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1871, married Dec. 8, 1892, Albert S. Shumway, born Sept. 24, 1866. They have two children.

SHUMWAY

6-1 Leao Francis, born June 3, 1894 at East Worcester, N. Y. He married Ethel Weems May 23, 1919.

6-2 Marian Lucy, born Feb. 2, 1896 at Kansas City, Mo., married Henry La Mar Lang, Jr. of Staunton, Va. in Kansas City, May 23, 1919. They have three children:

LANG

7-1 Henry Lee Lang III, born Nov. 29, 1921, married Sept 20, 1944, Mary Evelyn Hood, born July 28, 1921.

7-2 Albert Shumway Lang, born June 23, 1923, married July 1, 1944 Margaret Elizabeth Sapp, born Dec. 20, 1921.

7-3 Marian Lucille Lang, born July 31, 1925. (Both Henry and Albert Lang are in the armed forces 1945).

CHILDREN OF LULIE MOAK (RACE) (RUSSELL)

5-2 Lulie Moak, born March 12, 1874, married July 11, 1897 George B. Race, born March 12, 1873. He died April 1, 1906. They had two daughters:

6 - 1 Carrie M. Race, born March 16, 1898, died June 23, 1898.

6-2 Mildred M. Race, born July 14, 1901.

After the death of her first husband Lulie married Nov. 11, 1908 Luverne W. Russell, born August 13, 1878, and they had a son:

6-3 Stanley A. Russell, born Jan. 13, 1912. He married Christine Fasano, Nov. 14, 1938, and they have a daughter (7-1) Charlotte Ann Russell, born Apr. 6, 1940.

CHILDREN OF HENRY YOUNG

3-9 Henry Young married Elisabeth Eckler and they had the following children:

4-1 James H. Young who married Sarah Eaton.

4-2 Charlotte, who married Peter Gadient and had one son, George H. Gadient, who married Elisabeth --------. They had a daughter, Edna who married James Walts who had a daughter Myrtle. George H. died August 11, 1922.

4-3 Daniel A. Young, born June 23, 1845, died June 2, 1909. He married Nancy Catharine Smith Dec. 7, 1870 and they had three children as follows: Jennie, Fred M., and Euphemia A. Nancy was born Sept. 26, 1849, died July 24, 1931. Two other children-Eugene and Alva E.-died young. (Tombstone record).

DANIEL YOUNG

3 - 10 Daniel Young is said to have been a soldier and died in the South. No record of his birth, death or war record has been found. It is probable that he never married but died in the war.

MARY CATHARINE YOUNG

3-11 Mary Catharine Young married Nicholas Yerdon.

GERTRUDE YOUNG

3-12 Gertrude Young married Abraham Bellinger.

CHILDREN OF JAMES THOMPSON

5-3 James Thompson, born April 14, 1863, married Ellen Moyer, (daughter of Alfred P. Moyer) Nov. 20, 1890, and they had the following children:

Sixth Generation

6-1 Alfred J., born Nov. 25, 1891, died Oct. 2, 1892.

6-2 Clarence M., born June 20, 1894.

6-3 Edna Jane, born Oct. 14, 1896.

6-4 Nellie May, born April 2, 1901, married June 21, 1922 William Keller, born Feb. 10, 1901. No issue.

CHILDREN OF CLARENCE M. THOMPSON .

6-2 Clarence M. Thompson, born June 20, 1894, married Pearl Dorman June 24, 1915, and they had the following children:

Seventh and Eighth Generation

7-1 Clarence J. Thompson, Jr., born July 21, 1918, married Bertha Bort, born Feb. 24, 1921. They have a daughter:

8-1 Beverly Ann, born Nov. 18, 1943.

7-2 Isabel Thompson, born July 18, 1920.

7-3 Harold Thompson, born July 13, 1922. (With Armed Forces, 1945).

7-4 Donald Thompson, horn May 8, 1926. (With Armed Forces, 1945). Married Muriel Baker, Sept. 16, 1945.

CHILDREN OF EDNA JANE THOMPSON

6-3 Edna Jane Thompson, born Oct. 14, 1896, married June 16, 1915, Ray Adams, born Mar. 18, 1895 and they have the following children:

ADAMS

7-1 Alfred, born Dec. 15, 1917. (Sergeant with Armed Forces, 1945).

7-2 William, born Jan. 14, 1920. (Sergeant with Armed Forces, 1945).

7-3 Ray, Jr. born April 21, 1924. (Private with Armed Forces, 1945). Married June 30, 1945 Yolonda A. Lombardi, born Oct. 1, 1926.

7-4 Mary Ellen, born Aug. 13, 1925, married Aug. 26, 1944 Edwin Eddy, born June 9, 1921.

7-5 Mahlah, born Jan. 20, 1928.

7-6 Nellie, born May 18, 1916, married Nov. 28, 1934 (1st) Earl Van Alstine, born May 15, 1910, killed accidentally June 30, 1936. She married (2nd) March 14, 1938, Leon Gray, born Aug. 13, 1910. There are two children as follows:

GRAY

8-1 Ellen (Van Alstine) Gray, born Oct. 10, 1935, adopted taking the name "Gray."

8-2 Leon A., Jr., born June 10, 1944.

CHILDREN OF GEORGE SIMMONS (2nd)

(Son of Geo. Simmons, Sr. who married Nancy Young)

5-2 George Simmons, born Dec. 22, 1867; married August 17, 1887 Lulu Fraats, born July 5, 1865, daughter of Henry Fraats and Amy (Buck) Fraats.

Sixth Generation

6-1 Pearl, born August 1, 1888, died December 11, 1889.

6-2 Hazel, born Dec. 14, 1889; married Dec. 18, 1907 Harry Kneeskern, born June 28, 1877. (No issue).

6-3 Harold, born Feb. 20, 1892, married March 3, 1915, Dora Countryman, born March 10, 1888, and they have the following children:

7 - 1 Howard Simmons, born Nov. 20, 1918. (In Armed Forces, 1945).

7-2 Evelyn Simmons, born Dec. 12, 1923, married July 12, 1942, Raymond Cole, Jr. Their children are:

8-1 Harold Isaac, born Oct. 1, 1943.

7-3 Leland Simmons, born August 6, 1929.

CHILDREN OF NORMAN YOUNG

4-1 Norman Young (son of Nicholas), married Lany Margaret Hufnail Nov. 8, 1857 and they had ten children:

Fifth Generation

5-1 John Edward Young, born Nov. 10, 1858, died Feb. 16, 1939, unmarried.

5-2 Alvin, born March 4, 1860, died July 4, 1867.

5-3 Willard D., born June 29, 1861, married Grace Geesler, daughter of Peter Geesler, June 15, 1887. She was born Sept. 13, 1864, died July 16, 1946. Their children were: Willard, Jr., Florence and Ralph. The family reside near Fords Bush (1945).

5-4 Anna, born March 30, 1864, died November 11, 1944, married William H. Wohlgemuth, and they had two children-Chester and Edith.

5-5 Mary Jane, born Dec. 12, 1865, married Albert Henry Eckler of Van Hornesville. They had one son, A. Ross Eckler.

5-6 Carrie, born Oct. 15, 1867. She married Charles Lane ------. They have no children.

5-7 Minnie, born October 18, 1869, married William Krum Jan. 28, 1889. They have three children: Seward, William and Ray.

5-8 Infant son, born May 24, 1871, died June 10, 1871.

5-9 Arthur J., born Aug. 1873, died August 16, 1882.

5-10 Nicholas D., born June 23, 1875, died September 1, 1941. Unmarried.

CHILDREN OF MARY MARGARET YOUNG

4-2 Mary Margaret Young, born March 27, 1838, married John Adam Pickard Feb. 1, 1859, and died February 8, 1927. Their children were:

PICKARD

5-1 Jay E. Pickard, born in 1860.

5-2 Mary, born in 1864.

5-3 Albert E., born in 1868.

5-4 DeEtta, born in 1872.

4-3 Eliza Catharine Young, born Nov. 20, 1840, died March 12, 1916; married (1st) George Hufnail whose parents were Daniel Hufnail and wife Nancy Wiles; (2nd) George Flint. Children by first marriage were:

HUFNAIL

5-1 Frank E., born Jan. 30,, 1862, married Viola Brookman Feb. 7, 1883, and they had ten children.

5-2 Mary A., born Jan. 12, 1864, married Mortimer Smith and they had four children: Mabel E., Iva C., Ida E. and Jessie M.

5-3 John A. Hufnail, born June 23-, 1871, married (1st) Iva Diefendorf July 19, 1891, and (2nd) Flora Flint. By each wife there was one son.

CHILDREN OF CHARLOTTE YOUNG

5-4 Charlotte Young, born April 28, 1844, died March 2, 1916. She married Nicholas Stowits Dec. 30, 1868. He was born Jan. 2, 1841 and died Oct. 6, 1917. Their children were:

STOWITS

5-1 Norman, born October 24, 1870.

5-2 Mary Catharine, born March 26, 1872.

5-3 Ina, born March 26, 1875.

5-4 Edna, born March 9, 1878.

CHILDREN OF WILLARD D. YOUNG

5-3 Willard D. Young (son of Norman) married Grace Geesler and they had the following children:

Sixth and Seventh Generation

6- 1 Willard, Jr., born June 21, 1888, died August 17, 1924; married Theresa Smith June 25, 1913, born March 15, 1893. They had two children:

7 - 1 Harlow E. Young, torn April 5, 1914.

7- 2 Marion A. Young, born Dec. 23, 1922, died July 20, 1937.

6-2 Florence, born Oct. 28, 1889, unmarried

6-3 Ralph, born July 23, 1897, unmarried. Died June 13, 1946.

CHILDREN OF ANNA YOUNG

5-4 Anna Young, born March 30, 1864, died Nov. 11, 1944; married June 28, 1883, William H. Wohlgemuth, born May 12, 1860, and they had two children:

WOHLGEMUTH

6 - 1 Chester, horn March 31, 1885, married Oct. 4, 1905 Matilda Failing born July 4, 1886, and they have the following children:

7-1 Hazel I., born Sept. 21, 1906, married Leland Priest April 10, 1923 and they have a daughter Margaret Jane Priest, born Feb. 26, 1924, married Robert Downes April 21, 1946.

7-2 Anna Matilda, born May 5, 1909, married Donald Sherman October 8, 1938.

6-2 Edith, born Nov. 28, 1896, married Dec. 24, 1914 Earl Adams, born June 17, -1890. They have two children:

7-1 Lucille Elizabeth, born Aug. 19, 1915, married Leland Smith Oct. 2, 1937.

7-2 Earl Adams, Jr., born Oct. 27, 1925.

CHILDREN OF MARY JANE YOUNG

5-5 Mary Jane Young, born Dec. 12, 1865, married Jan. 6, 1892 Albert Henry Eckler of Van Hornesille, N. Y., born Sept. 5, 1854. He was a son of Abram and Betsey Maria (Bronner) Eckler; he died June 10, 1930. They had one son, A. Ross Eckler.

Sixth and Seventh Generation

ECKLER

6-1 A. Ross Eckler, born May 22, 1901, married Aug. 7, 1924, Jennie Howe of Poland, N. Y. born Oct. 8, 1897. She was a daughter of Frank Howe and Minnie Lois (Smith) Howe. They had two children:

7-1 A. Ross Eckler, Jr., born Aug. 29, 1927.

7-2 Mary Lois Eckler, born March 14, 1932.

The family resides in Washington, D. C: (1945).

CARRIE YOUNG

5-6 Carrie Young, born Oct. 15, 1867, married Charles Lane. No issue.

CHILDREN OF MINNIE YOUNG

5-7 Minnie Young, born Oct. 18, 1869, married William Krum, Jan. 28, 1889. He was born March 17, 1867. They have three children:

KRUM

6 - 1 Seward E., born Apr. 30, 1894, married Lulu Gross Dec. 24, 1917. They have a son.

7-1 Robert Gordon Krum, born Sept. 19, 1919.

6-2 William J., born June 29, 1906, married Florence E. Rickard June 29, 1932. They have two children:

7-1 Kristin Linda, born Sept. 15, 1941.

7-2 Gretchen Grace, born Sept. 2, 1945.

6-3 Ray E. born March 25, 1909, married Martha E. Randall, July 17, 1937. She is the daughter of Carey and Eula (Rapp) Randall of Fort Plain, and was born May 17, 1909. They have a son:

7-1 Randall Bruce Krum, born Dec. 9, 1943.

5-8 Infant son, died, aged 17 days.

5-9 Arthur J. Young, born Aug. 27, 1873, died Aug. 16, 1882.

5-10 Nicholas D. Young, born June 23, 1875, died Sept. 1, 1941. Unmarried.

CHILDREN OF FRANK ELMER HUFNAIL

5-1 Frank E. Hufnail (whose mother was Eliza Catharine Young 4-3) was born January 30, 1862 and died July 19, 1936. On Feb. 7, 1883 he married Viola May Brookman, born Dec. 22, 1862, died Jan. 29, 1942. They had ten children as follows:

Sixth and Seventh Generation

6-1 Clara Belle, born Oct. 9, 1884, died Feb. 24, 1939. On August 21, 1912, married Albert J. Sneck born May 13, 1877, died Dec. 10, 1924. No issue.

6-2 Laura May, born May 31, 1886. Unmarried.

6-3 Mary Catharine, born August 21, 1888, married August 21, 1907 Ward Selwood, born March 9, 1884, died Feb. 7, 1944. No issue.

6-4 George Hiram, born Sept. 19, 1890, married Dec. 22, 1917 Mary Alice Kenworthy, born July 21, 1892, died Sept. 22, 1920. One son was born to this marriage, George, Jr., on August 14, 1920. He married Mary Eleanor Klys, Sept. 11, 1943.

George Hiram married (2nd) Edna Erl Huselton, April 29, 1922. She was born July 15, 1900. They have two sons:

7-1 Donald Warren, born August 4, 1925.

7-2 Richard Erl, born Dec. 1, 1926.

6-5 Edward John, born October 28, 1892. Unmarried.

6-6 Frances Viola, born May 9, 1895. Unmarried. Died Feb. 24, 1946.

6-7 Frank Elmer, born Sept. 29, 1897. Unmarried.

6-8 Helen Cora, born March 1, 1901, married Oct. 29, 1927 Harold Timmerman, born August 28, 1894. They have a daughter, Joyce Ann, born February 10, 1936.

6-9 William Douglas, born Jan. 21, 1904, died Jan. 20, 1907.

6-10 Edith Marion, born Oct. 2, 1905, married May 28, 1944 James J. Kelly, born Oct. 18, 1905.

CHILDREN OF MARY A. HUFNAIL

5-2 Mary A. Hufnail, born Jan. 12, 1864, died Feb. 23, 1942. She married Mortimer Smith and they had the following children:

6-1 Mabel E. Smith, born June 26, 1891.

6-2 Iva C. Smith, born June 19, 1895.

6-3 Ida E. Smith, born June 19, 1895.

6-4 Jessie M. Smith, born Jan. 26, 1902, married Dr. Jay Shults and they have three sons.

CHILDREN OF JOHN A. HUFNAIL

5-3 John A. Hufnail, born June 25, 1871, died April 8, 1943. He married (1st) Iva Diefendorf. born Dec. 18, 1868, died April 18, 1893. They had one son born March 23, 1893, died in infancy. John married (2nd) Flora Flint, born Aug. 25, 1871, died August 29, 1939. They had one son Maurice, born Sept. 21, 1907. He married Hilda Van Vranken and they have a son and daughter.

STOWITS

CHILDREN OF EDNA STOWITS VOSBURGH

5-4 Edna Stowits, born March 9, 1878, was a daughter of Nicholas Stowits and Charlotte (Young) Stowits. Edna married Arthur J. Vosburg April 5, 1906. He was born Sept. 15, 1873 and died July 24, 1944. Their children are as follows:

Sixth and Seventh Generation

VOSBURGH

6-1 Hazel Marian, born Dec. 9, 1906.

6-2 Howard Leland, born March 22, 1908.

6-3 Alice S., born May 11, 1909, married Merle P. Hodge June 19, 1943 and they have a son:

7-1 Lawrence W. Hodge, born July 25, 1944.

6-4 Rev. Ralph William Vosburg-h, born Dec. 27, 1911, married Winnie Lloyd Oct. 11, 1938 and they have two children:

7-1 Gwendolyn May, born Oct. 18, 1941.

7-2 Nancy Lee, born April 7, 1944.

CHILDREN OF HARLOW E. YOUNG

7-1 Harlow E. Young (son of Willard, Jr.) was born April 5, 1914, married Ruth May Miller, born Jan. 8, 1912. They have one daughter:

8-1 Joan Elisabeth, born May 11, 1942.

CHILDREN OF DANIEL A. YOUNG

4-3 Daniel A. Young was a son of Henry Young and was born June 23, 1845, died June 2, 1909. Daniel married Nancy Catharine Smith, Dec. 7, 1870. She was born Sept. 26, 1849, died July 24, 1931. They had three children as follows:

Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Generation

5-1 Jennie Ethel Young, born Dec. 30, 1871, died July 24, 1943, married, April 9, 1920 Dorr R. Marshall, born Oct. 8, 1869. They had two sons:

MARSHALL

6-1 Dr. Guy Marshall, born Aug. 11, 1893, married Marguriete Rasbach.

6-2 Fenton R. Marshal], born Mar. 21, 1895, married Mabel Rich and they had two children:

7-1 Guy Carlton, born Feb. 23, 1935.

7-2 Francesia Rich, born Nov. 11, 1938.

CHILDREN OF EUPHEMIA A. YOUNG

5-2 Euphemia A. Young, born Jan. 18, 1874, married March 21, 1895 Calvin Zelora Galusha, born Oct. 5, 1875; died July 21, 1945. They had the following children:

Sixth and Seventh Generation

GALUSHA

6-1 Calvin Zelora Galusha, Jr., born Feb. 20, 1901, married Nov. 16, 1918 Luella Barton Wagner and they have one son:

7-1 Duane, born Oct. 15, 1929. He is a Radar expert in the U. S. Navy stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Chicago. (1946).

6-2 Nellie Jane Galusha, born June 6, 1906, married Stanley J. Andorn March 21, 1931. Their children are:

ANDORN

7-1 Paul Raymond Andorn, born Dec. 18, 1936.

7-2 Bonnie Ellen, born May 2, 1943.

CHILDREN OF FRED M. YOUNG

5-3 Fred M. Young, born Aug. 1, 1877. married Jan. 17, 1900 Maude Willsey, born Oct. 17, 1881, and they had fifteen children as follows:

Sixth and Seventh Generation

6-1 Irene Elda, born Sept. 28, 1900, married June 19, 1926 Harry A. Lambert, born May 6, 1895. They have the following children:

LAMBERT

7-1 Maude Rosetta, born Feb. 20, 1928.

7-2 Howard Fred, born April 18, 1931.

7-3 Milton Harry, born Jan. 2, 1934.

7-4 Loraine Jean, born January 2, 1937.

7-5 Alton Eugene, born Nov. 21, 1942.

6-2 Dorr Marshall Young, born Aug. 8, 1905, married June 10, 1926 Beatrice Almira Fenton, born April 19, 1902. They have a daughter:

7-1 Dorothy Maude Young, born Aug. 2, 1927.

6-3 Ethel Nancie Young, born Oct. 19, 1908, married Sept. 20, 1939 Arnold Nicholas Mowrey, born April 29, 1906. 6-4 Roselle Daniel Young, born April 27, 1910, married June 12, 1937 Alice Lent, born July 27, 1915. They have a daughter:

7-1 Violet Mae, born April 2, 1938.

6-5 Edwin Fred Young, born May 23, 1911, married Nov. 10, 1934 Vera Marjorie Galusha, born Sept. 6, 1915. They have the following children:

7-1 Shirley May, born May 28, 1935.

7-2 Charlotte Vera, born Jan. 24, 1938.

7-3 Donald Lee, born Dec. 30, 1940.

7-4 William George, born May 11, 1942.

7-5 Richard Edwin, born Aug. 2, 1943.

6-6 Grace Maude Young, born July 25, 1912, married June 14, 1935 Oliver Francis Sliter, born April 20, 1914. They have three children:

7-1 Ronald Oliver Sliter, born June 10, 1936.

7-2 Neil John Sliter, born Jan. 26, 1938.

7-3 Carol Ann Sliter, born Feb. 12, 1940.

6-7 Hilda Edna Young, born Sept. 1, 1913, married April 9, 1938 George Henry Maring, born Jan. 9, 1913.

6-8 Cola David Young, born Dec. 15, 1914, married Oct. 30, 1938 Edna Mary Sauer, born Nov. 7, 1916. Their children are:

7-1 Colaine Mary, born July 9, 1940.

7-2 Nancy Jane, born April 13, 1942.

6-9 Alva Ivan Young, born Dec. 9, 1916, married April 23, 1938 Rhoda Evelyn Proper, born Sept. 3, 1920. Their children are:

7-1 Alva Ivan, Jr., born Dec. 22, 1938.

7-2 Robert Lloyd, born Nov. 3, 1940.

7-3 Dennis Joel, born Oct. 5, 1943.

6-10 Marion Agnes Young, born Jan. 20, 1918, married July 13, 1939. Sanford Benton, born Dec. 8, 1917. They have a son:

7-1 Sanford Benton, Jr., born July 6, 1940.

6-11 Elsie Harriette Young, born March 7, 1919, married Sept. 6, 1942 Everett Scott, born March 29, 1909.

6-12 Harold Eldred Young, born March 22, 1921, married April 28, 1942 Lois Irene Proper, born Dec. 28, 1927. They have two children:

7-1 Harold Eldred, Jr., born Oct. 2, 1942.

7-2 Kenneth Eugene, born June 11, 1944.

6-13 Hazel Evelyn Young, born Nov. 18, 1923, married April 29, 1941 Joseph Campione, born Jan. 17, 1920. Their children are:

7-1 Charles Campione, born Sept. 1, 1943.

7-2 Joanne Lee Campione, born Oct. 5, 1944.

6-14 Helen Eleanor Young, horn Nov. 18, 1923, married Jan. 8, 1943 Leonard Mosher, born Sept. 29, 1924.

6-15 Virginia Marjorie Young, born Nov. 16, 1924, married Dec. 8, 1943 Gerald Grainer, born Dec. 21, 1921.

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