To the Memory of
John L. Young Esq.
who was born March 23, 1797
and departed this life Aug. 30, 1836
Aged 39 years 5 months and 7 days
Buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Princeton, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 6 June 2016. Note the tombstone is a box tomb.
William B. Young was granted Letters of Administration upon the estate of John L. Young deceased on Monday, 17 October 1836. Thomas Prince, William Wadlington and Joseph W. Fowler were security on the bond William B. Young signed to guarantee faithful performance of his duties as administrator. F.W. Urey, Howard Cassidy, John Pack and John J. Satterfield, or any three of them, were appointed to appraise the decedent's estate.
Among the items sold from the estate of John L. Young were books, including a "History of England" and "U. States Constitution" and "6 Vol. Encyclopedia." Several slaves were among the inventory: Negro man Ned, Negro girl Marthy, Negro woman Vilot, child named Sally, boy named James.