Biographical Sketch of George Young
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George, eldest child of Samuel and Jane (Arnott) Young. was born in Yorkshire, England, July 10, 1854. Coming to America when a lad of five years he attended school in Geneva, and having graduated from the high school at the age 0f nineteen he proceeded to familiarize himself with the carpenter’s trade and the contracting business. He was associated with his father until the latter’s decease, and his death occurred ten days later, February 21, 1899. Politically he was a Democrat. His religious affiliations were with Trinity church. Mr. Young married, November 28, 1889, Emma M. Beard. Children: 1. Ruth Arnott, born August 20, 1890, was awarded the Sweet Memorial Prize at the Geneva high school, and is now (1910) attending Smith College for Girls in that city. 2. Helen Elizabeth, born September 4, 1891, is also a graduate of the high school and a student at Smith College for Girls, Geneva.