MARY ELLEN HAMILTON
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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