William Youngman, farmer and cooper, P. O. Randolph, was born in Hollis, Hillsboro Co., N. H., February 23, 1821, son of Ebenezer and Thankful Youngman, natives of New Hampshire, who came to this county in 1835, where they settled and remained until their death. On April 2, 1844, our subject was married to Sarah J. Dumars, born April 2, 1822, a daughter of Timothy and Sarah Dumars. Mr. Dumars was of French descent, although born in Ireland, while Sarah, his wife, was born in Scotland. They located in Pennsylvania, where they remained until their death. To Mr. and Mrs. Youngman have been born three children: Francis A., born September 8, 1846; Helen E., born November 19, 1852; and Forest D., born December 24, 1863. Our subject is a cooper by trade, but is also engaged in agriculture, and owns a nice little farm where he and his family reside. Himself and wife are members of the Congregational Church. They are a pleasant and agreeable couple.


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