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269. Mary Jane "Polly" REED15,121 was born on 5 March 1848.15,121 She died on 24 September 1874 at the age of 26 in Iron County, Missouri.121

Listed as Nancy J. in 1860 Census; a year older than Valentine, but this was no doubt an error.

Polly is buried in the Liberty Polk Baptist Church Cemetery, Iron County, MO

Mary Jane "Polly" REED and Joshua McClard YOUNG were married on 3 January 1864 in Madison County, Missouri.121 Joshua McClard YOUNG121, son of George Washington YOUNG and Sarah MCCLARD, was born on 28 May 1842 in French Mills, Madison County, Missouri. He died on 11 September 1920 at the age of 78 in Creek Nation, Madison County, Missouri.

Joshua served in the Civil War as a Union Army Corporal, Company M.

1870 Iron County MO Census.
Joshua M.C. Young, age 28, b. MO, works on farm
Mary J. age 21,b. MO
Martha A., 5; Elmira age 3; Noah age 2; Mary age one month.

Joshua married again after the death of Polly; the 1900 census indicates he married Nancy J. about 1893.

1900, Iron County MO Census
Joshua M. Young, age 58, b. May 1842, MO
Nancy J., age 36, b. Jan 1864. Married 7 years. 5 children, 4 living.
Allie C., 18, b. Oct 1881; Ada E, 16, b. Dec 1883; Talitha M., 14, b. Dec 1885; Cora L., 11, b. Aug 1888; Laura A., 8, b. Aug 1891. Also living with them were Eli Miner, stepson, age 13, b. Jul 1886 and Levi Minor, b. the same day [twins] and Pamel E. Miner, stepdaughter, age 11, b. Nov 1888.
[It would appear that Joshua had another wife between the death of Polly in 1874 and the marriage to Nancy J. in 1893. She would have been the mother of Allie, Ada, Talitha, Cora, & Laura.]

1910, Iron County MO Census
Joshua M. Young, age 67, b. 1843. father b. MO, mother b. VA. Married 3 times.
Nancy J. age 43, b. 1867 MO. Married 16 years. 7 children, 5 living. Married 2 times.
Silas, 9, b. 1901; Winfred, 5, b. 1905. Noah S. King, grandson, age 7 months.

1920 Madison County MO, St. francois Twp
Joshua Mc. Young, age 77, b. 1842. father b. TN, mother b. VA
Nancy J. age 53, b. 1866 MO
Wilas, 18, Winford, age 14.

Joshua is buried Little Vine Cemetery, Madison Co MO.

Mary Jane "Polly" REED and Joshua McClard YOUNG had the following children:

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Martha Sarah YOUNG121 was born on 6 August 1865 in Iron County, Missouri. She died on 24 September 1874 at the age of 9 in Iron County, Missouri.

Martha is buried Liberty Polk Baptist Church Cemetery, Iron County, MO

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Frances Elmyra YOUNG121 was born on 26 March 1867 in Madison County, Missouri. She died on 16 July 1901 at the age of 34 in Madison County, Missouri.

Frances married Charles Henderson Sharp on 16 May 1886, Iron Co MO. He was born 31 Mar 1864 and died 2 Oct 1925, Birminham, AL.

1900 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp.
Charles Sharp, 36, b. Mar 1864, MO
Frances E., age 34, b. Mar 1866 MO. Married 14 years. 6 children, all living
Carter J., 12, b. Jul 1887; Henry J., 11, b. Mar 1889; Nettie, 8, b. May 1892. Everett L., 6, b. Sep 1893; Erma C. age 3, b. Jun 1896; Thomas, 8 months, b. Sep 1899. Noah Young, brother-in-law, age 32, b. Nov 1867 MO, Widowed, also lives with the family.

Frances is buried Black Mountain Cemetery, Madison Co MO.

Charles Sharp was the first mail carrier in Madison County. He was ordained as a Baptist minister in 1900. He is burined Oakland Cemetery in Birmingham, AL.

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Noah YOUNG121 was born on 27 November 1867 in Madison County, Missouri. He died on 27 November 1950 at the age of 83 in Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri.

Noah married (1) Ara Belle Griffin on 11 Feb 1892, Iron Co MO. She was born 17 May 1874 and died 25 Dec 1896. She is buried in the Griffin Cemetery in Madison Co MO. They were married by his uncle, James E. Reed, M.G. He married (2) Talitha Ann Williams on 7 Jul 1898, Saco Mo. Talitha was born 1 Dec 1877 and died 19 Apr 1972. Noah ?married (3) May A. Young, born Oct 1892 in Missouri [I'm not sure this was a marriage see note about May later.]
1900 Census, Madison Co MO. Noah was living with his sister Frances and her family and marked as "widowed".

Talitha was in Twelve Mile Twp. She was age 21, b. Dec 1878 in MO. Marked "D" for divorce. Also her son James A. age 1, b. Nov 1898 They were living with her father Jas. H. Williams.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp
Noah Young, age 52, b. MO, Litha, age 43, b. MO
Carrie A. age 15, William T. age 13, Ova age 11, Andrew age 9, Caroline age 7, Ruby age 5, and Ruth age 3.

May A. Young's parents were Joseph Henry Young & Mary M. Dennis. She was first married to Thomas Clifton. May had a son, Densel Frymire, b. 1910, who she claimed was by Noah Young. Densel was raised by Telitha's half-sister Dianna Williams who was married to Noah Frymire.

Noah & Talitha are buried Little Vine Cemetery in Madison Co MO.

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Mary Rosettie YOUNG121 was born on 25 May 1870 in Iron County, Missouri. She died on 29 August 1878 at the age of 8 in Iron County, Missouri.

Mary was buried Liberty Polk Baptist Church Cemetery in Iron Co, MO.

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Rev. William Thomas YOUNG121 was born on 12 November 1871 in Madison County, Missouri. He died on 5 March 1948 at the age of 76 in Marison County, Missouri.

William married (1) Julia Frances Ashlock, on 28 Sep 1890, Iron County MO. Julia was born Dec 1872 and died 1 Nov 1900. William married (2) Minerva Belle King on 31 Mar 1901, Madison County, MO. Minerva was born 15 Apr 1881, died 21 Jul 1973 in Farmington, St. Francois Co MO.

William Thomas began preaching at the age of 22. He joined the General Baptist Church of the North Libery Association and was a minister for 52 years. He moved from Madison Co to the Little Vine community in the French Mills area of Iron County in Sep of 1912 and raised his second family on this farm.

1900 Census, Madison Co, Libery Twp
Wm Young, 28, b. Nov 1871 MO and Julia, age 27, b. Dec 1872 MO. Married 10 years. She had 5 children 4 living.
Flavia, age 9, b. Aug 1890; Ruth age 5, b. Mar 1895; Paul age 3, b. Apr 1897; Valentine age 1, b. Dec 1898.

1920 Madison Co MO, St. Francois Twp
William T. Young, age 48,b. 1872 and Belle M. age 38, b. 1882.
Sam M., age 16; Luster E, age 12, Lloyd age 10, Olive L., age 8, Roxie age 5, Esther A., age 2, and Frieda G. age 1 month.

Rev. W. T. Young & Minerva Belle are buried in the Little Vine Cemetery, Madison Co MO.

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Clarinda Jane YOUNG121 was born on 2 October 1873 in Minimum, Madison County, Missouri. She died on 24 July 1971 at the age of 97 in Missouri.

Clarinda married (1) Samuel W. King on 23 Aug 1891 in Madison Co MO. Samuel was born 1868 and died 1925. Clarinda married (2) William Robert King on 4 Apr 1928 in Iron Co MO. William was born 5 Feb 1866, Minimum, Madison Co and died 12 Oct 1967, Fredericktown, Madison Co. MO.

Samuel & William King were cousins. She had eleven children by Samuel, none by William King. Clarinda was William's 4th wife; three of the four were granddaughters of George Washington Young & Sarah A. McClard.

Clarinda & William King are buried Liberty Polk Baptist Church Cemetery in Iron County MO. Samuel is buried in the Williams Cemetery, Corning, AR.