Saturday, January 08, 2011

Surname Saturday : YOUNG

The YOUNG surname is in my paternal line. The origins of the surname are German.  There is no known connection to my other YOUNG family line.


Stories and history:


Ahnentafel # 45: Catherine YOUNG (1819-1910).  Catherine was born July 18, 1819 in the Alsace region of France/Germany.  She married November 4, 1839 in Newark, Licking County, Ohio to John METZNER (1805-1888).  John was born October 2, 1805 in Saxony.  They lived in Licking County, Ohio until just before the 1850 census when they moved to Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 11 children.  John died January 10, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana.  Catherine died June 22, 1910 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahntentafel# 90: Nicholas YOUNG (1790-1855).  Nicholas was born in 1790 in Alsace.  He married Salome ________ (c1793-1887) circa 1813.  They had at least 3 children and came to Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Salome died September 3, 1887 in Jay County, Indiana.  Nicholas died in 1855 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.


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Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.
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