Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society
WALTER YOUNG was born in Madison county, New Yor, in 1816, and came to Portland in 1838. He afterwards went ot California, and was successful in his operations, and since his return farmed near Spring Hill. for some time, and then moved to Geneseo, Henry county. He married Miss Laura MORRILL, who died i Geneseo, in March, 1877. The children, Luella, Mary L., and Chas. W., are residing with Mr. Young in Geneseo.