Harriett Marsh1

F, #13, b. 2 February 1840, d. 15 May 1931
Father*Solomon Marsh2
Mother*Magdalena Silfies2
Name Variation  Harriett Marsh was also known as Henrietta Marsh on 1880 census.3 
Birth*2 February 1840 She was born on 2 February 1840 at Moore Twnship, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.4,2 
Marriage* She married Lewis Young, son of Charles Young and Sarah (__________).1 
(InHomeOf) Census18801880 Harriett Marsh appeared on the 1880 census in the household of Lewis Young, ED 58 #424-499, Stemton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania. Her info on the census included - Young, Henrietta 40 b.PA (parents b.PA.)3 
(MentionedIn) Obituary16 August 1898 Harriett Marsh is mentioned in the obituary of Lewis Young on 16 August 1898 at The Allentown Leader, Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, as "his wife" but not named; Death of Lewis Young
Northampton's Undertaker Expires Suddenly of Heart Disease

     Lewis Young, the well known undertaker and carpenter of Northampton, died very suddenly at 9.30 this morning, while at his work of superintending the erection of a new house. He was waiting for a lumber team when stricken with apoplexy of the heart. Relief was summoned by several neighboring women, but he died in five minutes. He was 61 years old and is survivied by his wife and five children, Sylvester, Preston, Maggie, and Mrs Louis Sheirer of Northampton, and Mrs Scheetz, of Treichlers. Three bothers and two sisters also survive, Amandes, of Northampton; Tilghman and Cyrus, of Chicago; Mrs Peter Bush, of Bushkill Center, and Mrs James Hanlon, of White Haven. Mr Young was a very substantial and highly respected citizen. Funeral Friday morning with interment at Howertown.5
Death*15 May 1931 Harriett Marsh died on 15 May 1931 at Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 91.2,4 
Obituary16 May 1931 Her obituary: on 16 May 1931 at The Morning Call, Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.2
Burial* She was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Howertown, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.2,4 
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Col. Charles Kenneth Rose


Lewis Young b. 6 Sep 1837, d. 16 Aug 1898
Marriage* She married Lewis Young, son of Charles Young and Sarah (__________).1 
Last Edited18 Apr 2020


  1. [S17] Preston Young death certificate found on Ancestry.
  2. [S28] Available on Newspapers.com, https://www.newspapers.com/image/274800404
  3. [S7] 1880 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYBF-KH8
  4. [S1] Find A Grave, Memorial ID 93849717.
  5. [S28] Available on Newspapers.com.