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Catherine (Shimer) Young (abt. 1764 - 1843)

Catherine Young formerly Shimer
Born about in Pikeland, Chester, Pennsylvaniamap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 18 Feb 1784 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 79 in Augusta, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Biography

Catherine Shimer Young was born ca. 1766 in Pikeland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

She married George Young (1764-1826) on February 18, 1784 at St. Michael's and Zion Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Catherine and George are both mentioned in the will of her father, Frederick Shimer[1].

According to the Sexton's list of burials at St. Peter's Pikeland Cemetery, ""Catharine Young, widow, died Oct 19th & bur'd 21st 1843, aged 79 years." Rev. Jesse Knipe Burial Record, # 189. [2].

Sources

  1. Lineages, Inc., comp.. Chester County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1713-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Accessed on ancestry.com, October 2021.
  2. Sexton's list of burials at St. Peter's Pikeland Cemetery, 372


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