From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 406, Liberty Township, White County, Indiana
"ALEXANDER YOUNT was born in Darke County, Ohio, February 19, 1828, and is one of the eleven children born to DANIEL and ELIZABETH (SHANK) YOUNT, and named CATHERINE, ENOCH, ELAM, ALEXANDER, FREDERICK, SARAH, ELIZA, ELIZABETH, ROSE, RACHEL and JOHN. The father was born in 1801, devoted his entire life to farming, and died in the summer of 1863, in Cass Township, this county (White County, Indiana). From the age of four till sixteen, ALEXANDER lived with his parents in Carroll County, Indiana; in the spring of 1843, the family came to this county, locating in Cass Township, where ALEXANDER lived fifteen years, then a year each in Prairie and Big Creek Townships, and in the spring of 1860 came to his present place on Section 1, this Township (Liberty). He was married, February 20, 1850, to EMILY BACON, who has borne him three children - ALBERT, ROSETTA E. and LEONA M. The eldest is dead. MR. YOUNT's farm comprises 170 acres of excellent and well-tilled land, located fourteen miles northeast of Monticello. He has a beautiful frame dwelling, convenient stables, and a lawn most tastefully set with evergreens. While in Cass Township, MR. YOUNT served three terms as Assessor, and has always been active in the prosecution of any movement tending to the good of the public."