Yardley came to Calgary in 1885. He was a builder and member
of the Calgary Board of Trade.
Henry Yarlett came to Calgary in 1889. He was an undertaker.
Youmans was said to be in Morley in 1888.
Young, David Jackson
Mr. Young came with his parents to Regina in 1884 and
as a young man came to Calgary and worked for the Calgary
Herald. In 1896 he opened a stationery and music store on
8th Avenue where the Hudson Bay store now stands.
Young, Edward Spencer
Edward Young came west in 1890. He was at one point at
Irricana. He was born in England and died at Calgary in
Young, George Thomas
George Young walked into Calgary with a government survey
party in 1882 with Otto Klotz who was the engineer in charge.
They camped near Fort Calgary. He later moved to Victoria,
James Young and his brother came to west in 1886 and purchased
land north of the Elbow River. Their families came later
that year. James was born at Hythe, Kent, England in 1844
and died at Springbank in 1921. In 1875 at Dover, Kent,
England he married Maria Elliot Mackey, who was born there
in 1849 and died at Harlon, Saskatchewan in 1934. They had
Young, John J.
Mr. Young came to Calgary as an editor and entrepreneur.
He and his partner C.A. Magrath paid $15,000 for the Calgary
Herald in 1894, and brought it back to life. Young was only
27 when he bought the Herald, and had previously edited
the Regina Leader and Moosomin Spectator, as well as owning
three small Saskatchewan papers. He sold these to pay for
his new Calgary venture. J.J. Young moved to Vancouver where
in 1923 he died at age 56.
Robert Young homesteaded four miles east of Okotoks in
1883. In 1898 his hands were frozen and were amputated with
hooks installed. In 1936 he was frozen to death at his farm.
Young was born in 1860 and died at Okotoks.
Said to have been at Calgary in 1885 and farming.
In 1888 Thomas Young emigrated to Canada and settled on
land near Springbank where he raised his family and farmed
until 1916. He was born at Hythe, Kent, England in 1856
and died at Victoria, B.C. in 1946. In 1891 at Springbank,
he married Helen Choate, who died in 1898 at Calgary after
suffering ill health for several years. In 1906 he married
his second wife, Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson, who was born at
Marple, Cheshire, England in 1875 and died at Victoria,
B.C. in 1974. There were three children, Eric, Victor and
Researched by Clarence Davis
William and Mary Young came to the Springbank area in
1886. William purchased the S1/2 21-24-3-W5th and the W1/2
20-24-3-W5th, and in 1902 purchased the Mickle place also
operating the store and post office until 1923. William
was born at Hythe, Kent, England in 1852 and died at Calgary
in 1933. In 1878 at Ingersoll, Ontario he married Mary Bourne,
who was born at Coburg, Ontario in 1850 and died at Springbank
in 1903. They had seven children.