|Birth: ||May 13, 1841|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 1915|
Porter County Death Index, 1884-1928
Young Martin V. 2/13/1915 5/13/1840 74 Ohio Chesterton Mary Ira Young New York Sophia Crippen New York Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton
MARTIN YOUNG was born May 13, 1841, in Erie County, Ohio. He is one of ten children born to Ira and Sophia (Crippin) Young, both natives of New York. The elder Young was a fisherman on Lake Erie for thirty years. Maternally, Mr. Young is of English descent, and paternally from Holland. When Martin was about five years of age, They came to Porter County, settling on "Twenty-Mile" Prairie. A
sister of our subject was about the first school teacher of that settlement, and Judge Field was among her pupils. When about twenty-one years of age, Mr. Young enlisted in the Seventy-third Indiana, serving nearly three years, and
participating in the famous battles of Stone River, Nashville, and on Col. Straight's raid through Georgia. After he was discharged, returning to Chesterton, he engaged in the meat market business; he has built up the leading trade in this part of the county. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. fraternity.
Mr. Young is a Republican, but favors the financial theories of the National party. Mr. Young has one of the finest brick residences in the county, richly furnished, and with the luxuries of piano, organ, etc. He was married in 1862 to Mary J. Lansing, a native of Porter County. She is well educated, having been a teacher. They have one adopted child - Arthur.
Source: Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana, 1882.
Sophia Crippen Young (1808 - 1869)
Mary J Lansing Young (1843 - 1920)*
Susan Young Wolf (1829 - 1903)*
Eva Ann Young Johann (1831 - 1904)*
Martin V B Young (1841 - 1915)
Wealthy Young Lansing (1844 - 1933)*
Henry John Young (1849 - 1907)*
Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
Record added: Jan 27, 2007
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