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Col Henry Washington Younger
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1810
Crab Orchard
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1862
Westport
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

"Henry Washington Younger", was one of Cass Co, Missouri's largest land owners and owned a livery and dry goods store in Harrisonville, as well as a federal mail contract in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. He was a loyal Union Colonel who was killed by Federal Captain Irvin Walley of the 5th Missouri State Militia Calvary in Westport, Missouri on the 20th of July 1862.


Henry Was the eldest son of Colonel Charles Lee Younger and Sarah Sullivan Purcell. He was born on the 22nd of Feb 1810. Married to Bursheba Leighton Fristoe in 1830 and together they had 14 children with 13 maturing into adulthood. He loved his family and was a true believer in a higher education.


The assassination of Henry Washington Younger would forever change the course of American history, the frontier of the wild west and many families; Including his own.

Very truly your,
Tanya Reed-Ringo Bush



Thank you to fellow Find-A-Graver Tom Denardo for the bio facts, dates and pictures.





... (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Lee Younger (1783 - 1854)
  Sarah Sullivan Purcell Younger (1782 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Bursheba Sullivan Leighton Fristoe Younger (1816 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Laura Helen Younger Kelly (1832 - 1924)*
  Frances Isabelle Younger Hall (1833 - 1902)*
  Martha Ann Younger Jones (1835 - 1918)*
  Charles Richard Younger (1838 - 1860)*
  Mary Josephine Younger Jarrette (1840 - 1869)*
  Caroline Younger Clayton (1842 - 1868)*
  Thomas Coleman Younger (1844 - 1916)*
  Sarah Ann Younger Duncan (1846 - 1925)*
  James Hardin Younger (1848 - 1902)*
  Alphae Younger (1850 - 1852)*
  John Harrison Younger (1851 - 1874)*
  Emily Jane Younger Leach (1852 - 1907)*
  Robert Ewing Younger (1853 - 1889)*
  Henrietta Virginia Younger Rawlins (1857 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Milton Toney Younger (1802 - 1852)**
  Elizabeth Darlisco Younger Woods (1805 - 1892)**
  Lucy Sullivan Younger Gotcher (1808 - 1874)*
  Coleman Purcell Younger (1809 - 1890)*
  Henry Washington Younger (1810 - 1862)
  Virginia Lee Younger Creek (1812 - 1893)*
  Littleton Purcell Younger (1813 - 1893)*
  Sidney Ann Younger Burnett (1817 - 1907)*
  Adeline Lee Younger Dalton (1835 - 1925)**
  Charles Franklin Younger (1837 - 1884)**
  Sophia Lee Younger Braden (1838 - 1901)**
  Martha Agatha Lee Younger Regan (1843 - ____)**
  Thomas Jefferson Younger (1847 - 1911)**
  Catherine Simpson Younger Warren (1848 - 1941)**
  Sophronia Lee Younger Kirkpatrick (1848 - 1938)**
  Simpson Charles Younger (1850 - 1943)**
  Bruce Younger (1853 - 1889)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Orient Cemetery
Harrisonville
Cass County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Tanya Reed Bush
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: May 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6384301
Col Henry Washington Younger
Added by: Tanya Reed Bush
 
Col Henry Washington Younger
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Col Henry Washington Younger
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
 
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Loved by his family.
- Lynn Duncan Strandberg
 Added: Dec. 12, 2015

- Tanya Reed Bush
 Added: Oct. 12, 2015

- Brandon Burns
 Added: Sep. 5, 2015
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