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 James Ross Young

James Ross Young

Birth
Canada
Death 28 Dec 1894 (aged 90)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_79_3_4
Memorial ID 141837 · View Source
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Old James Young is a familiar and peculiar form which has been seen upon the streets of Mount Pleasant, in good or bad weather, for years past. His snow hair and grizzled beard, his bent form and dragging step did not at all belie the fact that he was nearly a hundred years old. Death has claimed the old gentleman, at the age of 93 years, and the familiar figure will be seen no more. "He was not born to be killed," was more than once verified in the career of this old man. He has met with several accidents, which were at the time considered fatal, but he lived to see close to the century mark, death coming peacefully, and Mr. Young sank into a peaceful slumber, without apparent pain. Old age was the cause of death. He leaves children whose heads are white as snow.

Salt Lake Tribune
2 January 1895


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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Ross Young (20 Sep 1804–28 Dec 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141837, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .