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Peter Young
Born September 14, 1840
PETER YOUNG, blacksmith, Monticello; is a native of Scotland, and was born September 14, 1840; he came to Canada when 15 years of age, in 1835; he learned the trade of blacksmith; in 1865, he came to Jones Co., Iowa, and located at Anamosa; he remained there over two years, and, in 1867, came to Monticello, and since then he has been engaged in business here. He married Mrs. Catharine Hogan, a native of Ireland, September 13, 1868; they have five children—Ellen, William, Catherine, Peter and Frank.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 688.


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