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Mathias Young (b. 1711, d. 1749)Mathias Young (son of Johannes Jung and Maria)2629, 2630, 2631 was born 1711 in Disselshaim, Palatinate, Germany2632, 2633, 2634, and died 1749 in Lancaster, PA.He married Anna Margaretta Feyin2635, daughter of Conard Feyin and Anna Elizabeth.
Notes for Mathias Young:
Matthias became a shopkeeperin the German community of Lancaster, PA and was becoming a prominent businessman and public leader.
In 1735 Mathia Young purchased land for a leather working shop from James Hamilton.
A document found in the courthouse at Lancster, PA, in Deed Book B, on page 75 dated May 1, 1742 is headed "Grant Directing Lancaster as a Borough"This is the charter for Lancaster to incorporated and Matthias' name was signed on it.
Matthias Young was one of the founding fathers of what known as one of the prosperous citties of what is now Pennsylvania Dutch country (or Deutsch, meaning Germen).
Matthias died in July 1749 at the age of 38.During that time in history and in the rugged land and life he led that was a good old age.
He left his property on King Street, bordered by Prince and Orange Streets, to his oldest son, Conrad.This lot had been bought for James Hamilton in 1735.Two -thirds of the remaining property went to his children Conrad, Jacob, Katherine, Mary and Christina.The remaining third of his estate probably was given to his widow, Margaret.The land included a lot on Prince Street and five acres out in Lancaster County.
More About Mathias Young:
Occupation: Shoemaker and cordwainer .
More About Mathias Young and Anna Margaretta Feyin:
Children of Mathias Young and Anna Margaretta Feyin are:
- +Conrad Mahue Young, b. July 20, 1732, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania2635, 2636, 2637, d. 1799, Kanawha Co.,WestVirginia2638, 2639, 2640.
- +Johann Jacob Young, b. November 27, 1737, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, d. April 25, 1797, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.