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James F. Young

JAMES F. YOUNG, farmer, post-office West Middlesex, was born in 1847 in Pymatuning Township, Mercer Co., Penn., but was reared and educated in Shenango Township. His parents were John and Mary (Mitcheltree) Young. The father of our subject was a native of Ireland, settled in Pymatuning Township about 1828, and was married about 1845. In 1854 he removed to Shenango Township, and settled where our subject now lives, about one mile west of the borough, on the West Middlesex and Hubbard road. They had three children:  Margaret, Lewis and James. The father died in 1855, the mother surviving him, and resides with our subject. Mr. Young is engaged in farming, which occupation he has always followed. He was married in 1870 to  Miss Catherine Young,  a daughter of  James Young,  of the County Tyrone, Ireland, by whom he has seven children:  Rebecca J., John H., Andrew E., James A., Sadie, Fred and Charley.  Our subject is a member of the Presbyterian Church of West Middlesex, and one of the young progressive farmers of his township.

History of Mercer County, 1888, page 862

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