E. C. Young, farmer, P. O. Edinburgh, was born in Williamstown, Berkshire Co., Mass., May 19, 1809; son of John and Clarissa Young, natives of Massachusetts, who remained there until their death. Our subject came to this county November 30, 1831, and afterward returned to Massachusetts, where he was married April 26, 1836, to Maria H. Goodrich, born in that State January, 1813, daughter of Aaron and Affable Goodrich, who died in New York State. Mr. and Mrs. Young are the parents of five children, three of whom are now living: Clarissa R. , Edgar J. and Sarah M. The deceased are Mary E. and Martha. Mrs. Young died August 1, 1846. After her death our subject married, September 13, 1853, Betsey M. Goodrich, a sister of his first wife, born in Massachusetts September 29, 1829. To this union have been born two children: George E. and Affa. Mr. Young, who has always been a farmer, owns sixty-five acres of laud where iie and his family reside.


History of Portage County, Ohio, Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885