Solomon Young
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Solomon Young (1815 - 1892)

Solomon Young
Born in Shelby, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 9 Jan 1838 in Shelby County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 76 in Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jul 2009 | Last significant change: 21 Feb 2023
00:15: Jo Gill added Solomon Young (1815-1892) as father of Sarah Ann (Young) Dunsmoor (1843-1907). [Thank Jo for this]
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Solomon Young was born 24 Apr 1815, in Shelby County Kentucky. His parent were Jacob Young and Rachel Goodnight. Solomon married Harriet Louisa Gregg 09 Jan 1838, in Shelby County, Kentucky. Solomon Young passed away 26 Jan 1892, in Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri.[1][2][3][4]

He was a successful farmer. He also owned and operated wagon trains which left from Westport and Independence traveling westward.


Name: Solomon Young
Spouse's Name: Harriett Louisa Gregg
Event Date: 09 Jan 1838
Event Place: , Shelby, Kentucky
Spouse's Father's Name: David Gregg[5]

Additional Bio information

Name: Solomon Young
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 24 Apr 1815
Birth Place: Shelby, Kentucky, USA
Death Date: 26 Jan 1892
Death Place: Grandview, Jackson, Missouri, USA
Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1838
Marriage Place: Shelby, Kentucky
Mother: Rachel Goodnight
Spouse: Harriet Louisa Gregg
Children: Martha Ellen Young
Spouse Father: David Gregg
Spouse Mother: Sally Scott[6][7]

1840 US Federal Census

Name: Solomon Young
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Shelby, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 2
Slaves - Males - Under 10: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total Slaves: 1
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6 [8][9][10][11]

1850 US Federal Census

Name: Solomon Young
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1850: Kaw, Jackson, Missouri, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 150
Solomon Young 36
Harriet L Young 34
Melinda Young 9
Sarah A Young 7
Harrison Young 5
Elizabeth Young 3
Infant Young 0
Geo W Waskom 21
James Barr 19[12][13][14][15]


  6. Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.
  8. 1840; Census Place: Shelby, Kentucky; Roll: 123; Page: 108; Family History Library Film: 0007832
  12. 1850; Census Place: Kaw, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: M432_402; Page: 237B; Image: 27


  • This person was created on 01 July 2010 through the import of mcdougle 2010-06-30.ged.

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