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James Young
Born July 29, 1838
JAMES YOUNG, wagon and carriage maker, Monticello; is a native of Scotland, and was born July 29, 1838; when 17 years of age, he came to Canada, where he learned the business of carriage and wagon making; in 1860, he came to the United States; he came west to Iowa and located at Anamosa in February, 1865; he came to Monticello the same year, and since then has carried on his business here. He married Miss Margaret Rhea, a native of Scotland, January 28, 1867; they have four children—James, Ellen, Henry and Margaret.

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


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