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Adam Young

History of Shelby County, Sutton 1883
page 323 and 324
Franklin Township

Adam Young, deceased, was born in Berkely County, Virginia, December 25, 1798. He wa a son of Charles Young, who entered the revolutionary army at the age of sixteen years, and served six years and six months in defense of his country. 
        Adam Young, subject of this sketch, came to Ohio when a lad of but sixteen summers, in 1814, and located in Pickaway County, where he made his home with his brother Phillip Young for two years.  In 1818 he married Miss Sarah Crum, daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Crum.  Mr and Mrs. Young settled in Pickaway County, Ohio and remained there until the fall of 1832, when they came to Shelby County, and settled in section 35, north of boundary line in Franklin Township.  In 1838 they sold their farm, and purchased an moved on a farm in Dinsmore Township, where they passed the remainder of their days.  They reared a family of seven children, viz., William, Phillip, Eliza A., Martha J., Amos, Diana, and Jason, all  of whom are living except Phillip.  Mrs. Sarah Young died March , 1856.   Mr. Adam Young died in March 1871.

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