|EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH|
David Young was born in Virginia, near the Tennessee line, in 1798. He came to Greenbush, Illinois, in 1834. He was married to Sarah Simmons, April 19, 1835. She was a daughter of William Simmons, who was a brother of Rowland and James Simmons, who came to Greenbush in an early day. To David Young and wife were born the following-named children:
David Young was a farmer by occupation; did some teaming; was constable at one time; also kept hotel in the village. Politically he was a democrat. In religion he was a member of the Christian church. He died July 4, 1868. His wife was a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal church. She died in 1885.