Preston E Young1

M, #6, b. 6 November 1870, d. 4 March 1942
Father*Lewis Young2,3 b. 6 Sep 1837, d. 16 Aug 1898
Mother*Harriett Marsh2,3 b. 2 Feb 1840, d. 15 May 1931
Birth*6 November 1870 Preston E Young was born on 6 November 1870 at Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.2 
(InHomeOf) Census18801880 He appeared on the 1880 census in the household of Lewis Young, ED 58 #424-499, Stemton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania. His info on the census included - Young, Preston 9 b.PA.3 
Marriage*26 March 1892 Preston E Young married Flora A Merkel, daughter of Harry Merkel and Margaret Storch, on 26 March 1892 at St John´s Lutheran Church, Coplay, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania.4,5
(MentionedIn) Obituary16 August 1898 Preston E Young is mentioned in the obituary of Lewis Young on 16 August 1898 at The Allentown Leader, Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, as Preston of Northampton, one of his 5 children; 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.6
Census1900*1900 Preston E Young appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, ED 94 sht 32 #617-655, Allen, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, along with Flora A Merkel, Harry Young, Erwin Young, Leo Young, Margret Young and Luther Young. His info on the census included Young, Preston 29 b.PA Nov 1870 (parents b.PA) married 8 years, carpenter, rents home.7 
Census1910*1910 Preston E Young appeared on the 1910 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included to be added. 
Census1920*1920 He appeared on the 1920 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included to be added. 
Census1930*1930 He appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included to be added. 
Census1940*1940 He appeared on the 1940 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included to be added. 
Death*4 March 1942 He died on 4 March 1942 at Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 71.2
Burial* He was buried at Allen Union Cemeter, Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.8,2 
RelationshipGrandfather of Col. Charles Kenneth Rose

Family

Flora A Merkel b. 6 Jun 1873, d. 9 Jun 1950
Marriage*26 March 1892 He married Flora A Merkel, daughter of Harry Merkel and Margaret Storch, on 26 March 1892 at St John´s Lutheran Church, Coplay, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania.4,5
Children
Last Edited28 Mar 2020

Citations

  1. [S12] Starting information from (name withheld).
  2. [S17] Preston Young death certificate found on Ancestry.
  3. [S7] 1880 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYBF-KH8
  4. [S1] Find A Grave, Memorial ID 37933884.
  5. [S26] Pennsylvania Church and Town Records 1708-1985 on Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2451/40162_264267-00088/202465
  6. [S28] Available on Newspapers.com.
  7. [S6] 1900 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6DZ9-C15
  8. [S1] Find A Grave, Memorial ID 37933907.
  9. [S25] Pennsylvania & New Jersey Church& Town Records 1669-2013 on Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2451/40162_264268-00262/1751726