Biographical Sketch of Samuel Young

In 1859 Samuel Young, who was born in Yorkshire, England, in 1829, emigrated to the United States, accompanied by his family, and settled in Geneva, New York. He was a carpenter by trade, an able mechanic, and possessing the requisite amount of energy and business ability, his services as a building contractor were in constant demand. He was a thoroughly reliable business man, winning and maintaining the confidence of all with whom he had dealings, and he was identified with building operations in Geneva until his death, which occurred February 11, 1899. In politics he was a Democrat. He attended Trinity church. He was married in England in 1853 to Jane Arnott, born in Yorkshire, January 6, 1834, died in Geneva, November 16, 1908. Children: 1. George, see forward. 2. William, born in England. died at the age of twenty years. 3. Elizabeth born in England, April 1, 1859, married Thomas Beard, of Geneva, September 19, 1888, died in Corning, New York, January 20. 1909. Her only child, Lucile L., born July 17, 1889, is now (1910) a student at the Syracuse University. 4. Mary, born in Geneva, December 26, 1860, died November 21, 1907. 5. Anna, born in Geneva, resides in Corning, New York. 6. Cornelia, born in Geneva, is now (1910) an efficient school teacher.

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