YOUNG, Josiah Carothers, son of Daniel H. Young and Sarah Duncan, was born April 17, 1821, at Harrisburg, Pa. He was educated in the common schools of the borough and learned the trade of a carpenter, which occupation h e followed several years. He subsequently taught school, and at the time of his death was a teacher in the public schools of Harrisburg. For a long period he was engaged in mercantile pursuits at Dauphin and Harrisburg. From 1860 to 1868 he was prothonotary and clerk of the courts of Dauphin county, a position he filled with great acceptability. He died at Harrisburg, April 1, 1881, aged almost sixty years. He was a faithful and conscientious public officer, an honored and respected citizen, while in the Methodist church, of which body he was an ordained local preacher, highly esteemed as a sincere and devout laborer. Mr. Young married, September 21, 1843, Catharine Mary Kinter, daughter of George and Elizabeth Kinter, who survived him, and their children were William N., John W., George C., Charles W., Albert H., Charles C., and William L.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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