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John Alfred Young and Margaret Maggie Davis in front of the Farmhouse

John Alfred Young and Margaret Maggie Davis in front of the Farmhouse

John Alfred Young 1859-1929 and wife Margaret "Maggie" Davis 1855-1942.

John Alfred Young 1859-1929, was born in Venango County to Samuel Young and Catherine Mercer.

Margaret "Maggie" Davis 1855-1942, was born in Crawford County to John Matthew Davis and Martha Davis.

They had two sons, Samuel James Young 1879-1953 and William James Young 1881-1969.

John was a farmer in South Shenango Township with a Saw Mill and Cider Mill operation, he also produced large quantities of maple syrup in the springtime. Maggie was a school teacher in South Shenango Township at a one room school house during the 1880s and 1890s.

Photo taken on the John Young family farm, Linesville - Jamestown Road, South Shenango Twp, Crawford Co, Pa., about 1900.

The John Young farm is on the Linesville-Jamestown Road about 1 mile north of SR 322 in South Shenango Twp, Crawford Co, PA. It has been remodeled and occupied today.

Submitted by Tom Kitch, great grandson

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