History of Gilmanton
Written by: Daniel Lancaster
Published in 1845
Joseph Young, Esq., was son of Joseph Young of Exeter, who died seven months before Joseph's birth, which was June 20th, 1749. As soon as he was old enough, he was put into a trade in Kensington. At the age of 21 he came to Gilmanton, and was married to Anna Folsom, Feb. 24th, 1771, by Rev. John Odlin of Exeter, and had three children. He was nine years representative of Gilmanton, 11 years a Selectman, a ruling elder in the Freewill church, and a principal agent in erecting the Province Road meeting house, in 1792. Joseph S. Young died on 9/8/1895 he was married to Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Morrill Young on 8/20/1889, Elizabeth was born on 7/14/1858 and died on 12/26/1905, their only child was a daughter Caroline M. Young who was born in 1892 and died on 4/28/1952. All three are buried in the South Road Cemetery in Belmont, NH.
Research on Diary of Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Morrill
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