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(Source: COMPREHENSIVE INDEX of the BIOGRAPHY OF THE
PIONEERS OF EDGAR AND VERMILION COUNTIES, ILLINOIS (Originally Published in 1889)
© 2012 Norma Ewing: All rights reserved.

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(Yarnell), Eleanor McDowell 434, 435. w/o John B. McDowell. m/o 5 children, including 4th born John A. McDowell.

Yates, E. F. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000

Yates, John. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Yaw, William. 707, 708. h/o Alice (Shaw) Yaw. f/o 4.

Yazell, John. 664, 665. Born in Germany. h/o Caroline (Sweitzer) Yazell. f/o Sophia (Yazell) Stadler. (Yazell), Sophia Stadler 664, 665. Born in Germany. d/o John Yazell and Caroline (Sweitzer) Yazell. w/o Adam Stadler. m/o George C. Stadler; Adam A. Stadler; Rena (Stadler) Smith; Jacob F. Stadler; Caroline (Stadler). Sophia and Adam married in 1846 while Adam was a Sergeant in King Leopold's army. The failed rebellion against the King was backed by Adam's comrades. Sophia and Adam fled to Switzerland, and they sailed to America.

Yazel, Wallace A. 372, 373. h/o Sarah Amelia (Cessna) Yazel. f/o 5.

(Yeargin), Julia A. Marley. 877, 878. w/o William D. Marley. m/o 12 children, 4 survived: George Marley; Henry Marley; Firman Marley; James Marley. The 5th born child of 8, Julia was small when she came to Illinois.

(Yeargin), Lucy Brown, 891, 892. b.1837. d/o Peterson and Patience Yeargin. w/o Thomas C. Brown. m/o 12 children: Violet A. (Brown); Joseph P. Brown; Charles Brown; Cynthia (Brown) died at 6 months; William R. Brown; Thomas J. Brown; Nancy O. (Brown); Lucy J. (Brown); Robert E. Brown; Bernice (Brown); Susan (Brown); Augusta (Brown). Six of the children held teaching certificates. Lucy and husband Thomas cared for her parents in their later years.

Yeargin, Peterson. 891, 892. h/o Patience (m/n/u) Yeargin. f/o Lucy (Yeargin) Brown. Peterson came to Illinois in 1836, settled in Elbridge Township. He and Patience lived with the Browns in their later years.

Yearling, (g/n/u) 1053, 1054. Second husband of Elizabeth (Albertson) Jeter Yearling. Residents of Columbus Texas.

Yeazel, William. 694, 695. h/o Ellen (Green) Yeazel. f/o 7 children.

Yelton, Robert. 910, 911. h/o Ruth A. (Sayre) Yelton. Robert was a farmer in Prairie Township.

Yergin, F. P. 918. h/o Olivia (Wozencraft) Yergin. Residents of Paris, Illinois.

Yerkes, (g/n/u). 307, 308, 309.From Germany, before the Revolutionary War. f/o Jacob S. Yerkes.

(Yerkes), Alice M. Price. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and first wife Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes. w/o Charles Price.

(Yerkes), Anna L. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and first wife Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

(Yerkes), Ella May. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and first wife Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

(Yerkes), Hattie. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

Yerkes, Hiram. Portrait 306. Bio 307, 308, 309. b.1840. s/o Jacob S. Yerkes and Ann S. (Shoemaker) Yerkes. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes, m/o 6 children: Spencer G. Yerkes; Alice M. (Yerkes) Price; Ella May (Yerkes); Anna L.. (Yerkes); Susie (Yerkes); Hattie (Yerkes). (Wife #2) Mary Olive (Noble) Yerkes. m/o 4: Pearl died as infant; Hiram N. Yerkes; Lola G. (Yerkes); Winnie M. (Yerkes). Co-owner of Yerkes & Reese Meat Market, Fairmont, Illinois, in 1865, all supplies from Yerkes' 320 acre farm of 100 head of cattle, 75 swine. His name was on the corner stone of the county courthouse in Danville. Civil War veteran, Co H 63rd Indiana Infantry, fought in 16 battles, rose to Sergeant. He was never injured, but he was entirely covered by dirt plowed by a Rebel cannon ball.

Yerkes, Hiram N. 307, 308, 309. s/o Hiram Yerkes and second wife Mary Olive (Noble) Yerkes.

Yerkes, Jacob S. 307, 308, 309. d.1886. s/o German Immigrant. h/o Ann S. (Shoemaker) Yerkes. f/o 8, only 4 reaching maturity, including Hiram, the 2nd born. Residents of Indiana, Jacob was a farmer and a wagon maker.

(Yerkes), Lola G. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and second wife Mary Olive (Noble) Yerkes.

Yerkes, Spencer. 307, 308, 309. s/o Hiram Yerkes and first wife Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

(Yerkes), Susie. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and first wife Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

(Yerkes), Winnie M. 307, 308, 309. d/o Hiram Yerkes and second wife Mary Olive (Noble) Yerkes.

(Yont), Sarah Burrell. 433, 434. w/o Joseph H. Burrell.

(York), Carrie Swaim. 620. d/o Eli York. w/o Dr. Patrick H. Swaim. m/o Musa (Swaim); Mable (Swaim).

York, Eli. 620. Died in service in the Civil War. f/o Carrie (York) Swaim.

York, William. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000

Yost, (m/n/u) 654, 655. Grandmother of Charles A. Baker, Bio 654, 655, whom she raised from age 6 to 14.

Young, (g/n/u). 586, 587, 588. f/o Jane (Young) Newell. A farmer in England, Mr. Young lived over 80 years.

(Young), Anna Laura. 309, 310. d/o James Young and Martha M. (Snowden Young.

Young, Asbury. 442, 443. h/o Anna (Ligget) Young. f/o 4.

Young, Charles S. Portrait 554. Bio 555, 556. b.1809. s/o James Young and Lucinda (Baldwin) Young. h/o Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. f/o Mary E. (Young) Hess; Lucindian (Young) Stevens; Martha J. (Young) Huffman; Cindica (Young) Claypool; Noah Young; Samantha (Young) Huffman; Leonard Young; James I. Young; Matilda C. (Young) Tomlinson. Wed in 1829, Charles and Elizabeth went to Vermilion County with an eagle ($10 coin), a half dollar, and 25ยข, for a total of $10.75. Charles purchased 80 acres, and in 1857 purchased the home site. Eventually, he owned 25 farms in Vermilion County for agriculture and stock, having driven horses to Cincinnati, Chicago, Racine, and Milwaukee. Mother, Lucinda, lived with Charles after the death of husband James.

(Young), Cindica Claypool. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o George Claypool. Young, D. 275, 276 h/o Ann (Cadle) Young

Young, David. 625, 626, 627. h/o Matilda Jane (Johnston) Young who died in 1880. Their child was raised by Matilda's father, David Johnston.

(Young), Emma Geddes. 213, 214. d/o Thomas Young and Anna (Barkley) Young. w/o James M. Geddes. m/o Elmer L. Geddes; Joseph F. Geddes; Maude (Geddes); Ruby (Geddes); Nellie (Geddes); Grace (Geddes); Nora (Geddes).

(Young), Frankie Y. Horn. 1095, 1096, 1097. b.1853. Third wife of Dr. Abel Horn. Niece of Governor Wise of Virginia. Graduate of Lebanon College, and later a teacher there.

Young, James 309, 310. h/o Martha M. (Snowden) Young. f/o Annie Laura Young.

Young, James. 555, 556. h/o Lucinda (Baldwin) Young. f/o 5 children, including second born Charles S. Young, Bio 555, 556).

Young, James I. 555, 556. s/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Nancy (Silvey) Young. (Wife #2) Elizabeth (Norris) Young.

(Young), Jane Newell. 586, 587, 588. Born in England. d/o (g/n/u) Young, an English farmer who lived over 80 years. w/o Joseph Newell. m/o Frederick Newell; Henry Dorus Newell, Bio 586, 587, 588; Maria (Newell); John Newell; Herbert Newell; William Newell; Harriet (Newell); 3 children who died as infants.

Young, Jonathan. 873, 874, 877. d.1868. h/o Sarah (McFarren) Young. f/o Sarah (Young) Alexander.

(Young), Leana Suddeth Crigler. 947, 948. Husband of two men: (Husband #1) George Suddeth, Junior. f/o 5 children including John Y. Suddeth, Bio 947, 948 (Husband #2) (g/n/u) Crigler. After Mr. Crigler died, Leanna lived with son John.

Young, Leonard. 555, 556. Died 1871. s/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. h/o Mary J. (Chandler) Young.

(Young), Lucindian Stevens. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o Franklin Stevens.

(Young), Martha J. Huffman. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o John Huffman.

(Young), Mary E. Hess. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o Milton Hess.

Young, Noah. 555, 556. s/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. h/o Mary (Cunningham) Young.

(Young), Mary E. Hess. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o Milton Hess.

(Young), Matilda Tomlinson. 555, 556. Died February 1889. w/o Dean Tomlinson.

Young, Noah. 555, 556. s/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. h/o Mary (Cunningham) Young.

Young, Omega. 1095, 1096, 1097. h/o Nancy (Staytor) Young. f/o W. W. Young; W. D. Young; Frankie Y. (Young) Horn.

(Young), Phebe McBroom 216, 217. w/o Joseph Broom. m/o 5, including William McBroom and Sarah (McBroom) Young. An invalid, Phebe lived with daughter Sarah for 14 years after Joseph died. Note: No connection included between Phebe's maiden name, and the name of Sarah's husband, both "Young."

(Young), Samantha Huffman. 555, 556. d/o Charles S. Young and Elizabeth (Leonard) Young. w/o Andrew Huffman.

(Young), Sarah Alexander. 873, 874, 877. b.1821. d/o Jonathan Young and Sarah (McFarren) Young. w/o Hon. Washington Alexander. m/o 5, 2 living: Ravilla C. (Alexander); Frank R. Alexander.

Young, Thomas. 213, 214. h/o Anna (Barkley) Young. f/o Emma (Young) Geddes. Young, Thomas. 275, 276. h/o Ann (Cadle) Young.

Young, W. D. 1095, 1096, 1097. s/o Omega Young and Nancy (Staytor) Young. An attorney, W. D. was mayor of Ripley, Ohio.

Young, W. W. 1095, 1096, 1097. s/o Omega Young and Nancy (Staytor) Young. A criminal attorney, W. W. was the law partner of General Blackburn of Ohio.

Younger, Henry. 894, 897. Born in France. h/o Rachel (m/n/u) Younger, who was born in Germany. f/o Rachel (Younger) Watson. Henry came to Kentuck, served in the Revolutionary War under Major Oldham and was at the Battle of Horse Shoe Pond on November 1794. Note: The Battle of Fallen Timbers was 1794; The Battle of Horse Shoe Pond was 1814.

(Younger), Rachel Watson. 894, 897. d. 1844. d/o Henry and Rachel Younger. w/o James Watson, Sr. m/o 9 children, including 7th born James Watson Jr.

Yount, Andy. 461, 462. h/o Mary Belle (Smith) Yount.

(Yount), Elvessa Acree 432, 433. w/o Joel Acree. m/o Mary C. (Acree) Taylor.

Legend: CODE: b.=born d. died/age d/o=daughter of f/o=father of (g/n/u) =given name unknown h/o=husband of (m/n/u) =maiden name unknown m/o=mother of s/o=son of w/o=wife of ( ) = maiden name enclosed Names are listed alphabetically and each new alphabet letter is given a separate page.

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