dau. of Micajah "Cager" HAMILTON & Elizabeth LUYSTER

Obit. probably the Eskridge Star, dtd abt 4 May 1905

Mary Ellen Hamilton was born in Kentucky, Nov. 22, 1825. when she was nine years old her family moved west to Johnson County, Indiana, where Mary received such education as that day afforded. In early maidenhood she met James Wiley Young to whom she was married June 3, 1841. The first fourteen years of their married life was spent in Johnson Co., Indiana. In 1855 they removed to Cass Co., Missouri; in 1857 to Topeka; and in 1860 preempted and homesteaded land near the south boundry [sic] line of Shawnee Co., where the happy family lived for twenty-five years. In 1885 Mr. and Mrs. Young located in Eskridge, and in 1902 made for themselves a home in Topeka from which Mrs. Young was called to the better home, May 2nd 1905. Buried: Shawnee Centre Cem. -Old Wakarusa Village, Shawnee Co, KS

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