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    Charles P. Young, tailor, Casstown; born in Maryland May 20, 1829; is a son of Peter and Charlotte (Geisinger) Young, both natives of Maryland, where they lived and died. The grandparents were also natives of Maryland; the ancestry came from Germany and England. Peter and Charlotte were parents of ten children, six of whom are now living, viz., Sarah Jane, now Mrs. J. W. White; Cassandra G., now Mrs. H. T. Rudy; Ellen; Ann Louisa, now Mrs. Shaffer; Charlotte Elizabeth, now Mrs. Kefauvre, and Charles P.; the five daughters all living at present time in Maryland. In 1850, Mr. Peter Young was Deputy Marshall, and took the census of Middletown and Catoctin Districts, of Maryland. Mr. Young, our subject, lived with his father till 21 years of age and, during this time, learned the tailoring business, at which profession he has devoted himself most of his life; he followed his trade in Maryland till 1864, when he removed to Springfield, Ohio; thence to Miami County; then back to Springfield, remaining some two years; back to Miami County again, where he has since resided, following his trade, having continued the business here for sixteen years. Jan. 13, 1870 Mr. Young was united in marriage with Pamela P. Webb, daughter of Elisha and Mary Webb, who are mentioned in sketch of John Webb in this work. Mr. Young has had a life experience at his trade and is now considered one of the best workmen in the county, having all the work he can attend to, doing a large amount of custom work for Kaufman & Ellis, of Troy. Mr. Young is a staunch Republican, and has been Justice of the Peace for three years.

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