Saturday, January 10, 2009

Catherine Youker Bradshaw / Phebe Youker

Thanks Holly Spencer!

Mount Hope Cemetery, Green Lake Twp, G.T. Co.

Catherine Youker Bradshaw-
birthdate unknown, Prob Andover, Allegany, N.Y. (father Henry Andover NY 1850's) (parents Henry Youker & Priscilla Phelps- dau of Basil & Phoebe. ) Henry Fam 1860 Potter, Penn 1860 census, to G.T. by 1866. I apparently wasn't able to glean the inscription on the stone.

The Youker family is from N.Y. originally then on to Pennsylvania, Potter County. There are many Youker's still in the G.T. area. There is a Youker family reunion every year in Mayfield?, which I have not yet attended)

Phebe Youker-
b 10 July 1858 d 19 Aug 1869 Inland Twp daughter of Henry Youker & Priscilla Phelps

Phebe A. , dau of H & P Youker, Killed by a falling tree, Aug 19 1869. aged 11yrs 1mo 9d

Reading from stone (creepy)!

"Oh, youth beware and do prepare to meet the monster death; For he may come, when you are young, and steal away your breath"