Archibald S. Youtsey, Jr., and Eben Estes Youtsey, brothers and prominent farmers and stockmen of Union Township, Daviess County, are both natives of Missouri. They were the sons of Archibald S. and Marie Elizabeth (George) Youtsey. Archibald S. Youtsey, Jr., was born on Dec. 10, 1869, and Eben Estes Youtsey was born on March 29, 1873. They were both born in Union Township, Daviess County, on the farm where they now reside.
Archibald Smith Youtsey, Sr., was born in Campbell County, Ky., Dec. 10, 1816, the son of Adam Youtsey and Katherine (Smith) Youtsey. Adam Youtsey was born Feb. 16, 1783, and died Sept. 16, 1821. His wife was the daughter of Ebenezer Smith, who was born Feb.. 16, 1750, and died Feb. 20, 1833. The Youtsey family first appeared in this country in
Maryland, then in Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. In the winter of 1834, Archibald Smith Youtsey went to Indiana, where he remained until the fall of 1838, when he removed to Missouri, settling in Daviess County, in a log cabin, where he became engaged in farming and stock raising, and taught one of the first schools in Union Township. Mr. Youtsey was one of the prominent and successful farmers of Daviess County, and at his death, in 1887, was a large land holder. Archibald S. Youtsey, Sr., made two trips
from Daviess County, to Cincinnati, Ohio, on horseback, the first one being in 1838, and the other in 1840.
On June 4, 1850, Archibald S. Youtsey, Sr., was married to Marie Elizabeth George, a native of Kentucky, born Feb. 9, 1834. She was the daughter of Chandler Lee George, a native of Virginia, and Mary Ann George, who was also a native of Virginia. Chandler Lee George was born in 1804 and died in 1881. His wife was born in 1814 and died in 1873. To Archibald Smith and Marie Elizabeth (George) Youtsey, 14 children were born, as follows: Mary R. W., born March 31, 1851; Obediaha S., born May 24, 1852 ; Adam F., born Jan. 1, 1854 ; Medora E., born Jan. 8, 1856, died Aug., 7, 1885; Elizabeth M., born Jan. 29, 1858, died in 1906; Phena L., born May 27, 1859 ; Edward T., born Aug. 4, 1861 ; Nannie E., born May 14, 1868, died in 1897 ; Archibald S. Jr., born Dec. 10, 1869 ; Eben Estes, born March 29, 1873; Edith W., born July 11, 1876; Christina T., born Aug. 19, 1879, died Sept. 7, 1880. Mrs. Youtsey died in 1914.
A. S. and E. E. Youtsey, the subjects of this sketch, were educated in the district schools, and have lived all their lives in Union Township. They operate the old home farm of 160 acres, which is one of the well improved and fine farms in Daviess County. The three Youtsey brothers, A. S., E. E., and E. T. are now operating together 1400 acres of land in Daviess County. The farming is all done by modern methods, except the tractor.
Messrs. Youtsey are both Democrats and members of the Christian church. They are unmarried. They are highly respected and among the most substantial citizens of Daviess County. The Youtsey family ranks among the leading representative people of Missouri.
From: History of Daviess & Gentry Counties
Archibald Smith Youtsey (1816 - 1887)
Maria Elizabeth George Youtsey (1833 - 1914)
Obed S Youtsey (1852 - 1936)*
Adam F Youtsey (1854 - 1932)*
Medora E Youtsey Brown (1856 - 1885)*
Edward Turpin Youtsey (1861 - 1938)*
Beatrice Moore Youtsey Youtsey Whitt (1863 - 1954)*
Nannie E Youtsey Sloane (1868 - 1897)*
Ebben B Youtsey (1868 - 1945)
Archibald S Youtsey (1869 - 1928)*
Christena T Youtsey (1879 - 1880)*
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