Biographical Profile: Corporal Alfred T. Young, Company K, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 100th Regiment

Transcribed by Tami McConahy, 2nd great-grandniece of Corp. Thomas John Martin, Co. F. from "History of Lawrence County, Wick Wood, 1887.

History of Lawrence County, compiled by Wick Wood, 1887

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Alfred T. Young, the village blacksmith, and the only one in town (Eastbrook), was born on the 22nd of March, 1847, in Eastbrook. His father was a tailor, whose name is J. C. Young, and who is now a substantial farmer of Scott township. Alfred attended school in Scott township until he was about 16 years of age, when he enlisted in Co. K. 100th P.V., Feb. 24, 1864, at New Castle and went with the regiment to the war. When the war was over he went to Fayettville and learned the blacksmith trade with Rev. N. Morris, the well known M. E. minister. He then worked with Samuel Perry at Neshannock Falls, and came here and bought the shop of John Crowell, in 1869, and has run the establishment successfully ever since. Mr. Young was married to Miss Jennie Pearson, of Fayettville, about Christmas, 1869. Mr. Young is a first-class blacksmith and a good workman, and by his promptness and good work has built up a good business.

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