John Youngs

John YOUNGS is my second great uncle, we are related through his parents; John J. and Leanore Rose (PERRY) YOUNG.  John was the eighth of their children, born 17 Jan 1873 in Bay City, Michigan.[1]  John was enumerated with his family in Merritt, Michigan in the 1880 census.[2]  John Married Elizabeth (Lizzie) LA ROSE 22 August 1895 in Bay City.[3]  John and Lizzie had a daughter Ethel Mae (Etta) and adopted a son Albert.  John and Lizzie were enumerated living in Merritt, Michigan in 1910.[4]  In 1920 they were enumerated living in Bay City.[5]  In 1930 the family had moved to Pontiac.[6]  John died at the VAF Hospital in Jefferson, Ohio from hypertensive heart disease.[7]  John worked as a farmer, driver, factory foreman and a steelworker.


[1] Family History Library, compiled, “Michigan, Births and Christenings, Index, 1867-1911,” index online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 5 August 2013), John Youngs.

[2] 1880 U.S. census, Bay County, Michigan, population schedule, Merritt, Enumeration District (ED) 30, unmarked, dwelling 185, family 197, John Young; NARA microfilm publication T9, 572.

[3] “Michigan, Marriage, 1868-1925,” digital images, Family History Library, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 5 August 2013), John Youngs & Lizzie LaRose.

[4] 1910 U.S. census, Bay County, Michigan, population schedule, Merritt Township, Enumeration District (ED) 61, 155 (stamped), sheet 11A, dwelling 175, family 145, John Youngs, Jr.; NARA microfilm publication T624, 636.

[5] 1920 U.S. census, Bay County, Michigan, population schedule, Bay City, Enumeration District (ED) 68, 241 (stamped), sheet 2A, dwelling 29, family 32, John Young; NARA microfilm publication T625, 755.

[6] 1930 U.S. census, Oakland County, Michigan, population schedule, Pontiac, Enumeration District (ED) 67, sheet 5B, dwelling 98, family 116, John Youngs; NARA microfilm publication T626, 1917.

[7] State of Ohio, 1937: image 2030, John. J. Young; FHL microfilm 64776.

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