Clara Bell |
William Vescelius Young
Left to right, standing: Paul A. Young, Eva I. Young, Mabel Young, Stella Young
Left to right, seated: Will V. Young, Edith R. Young, Clara B. Young
Mrs. W. V. Young Dies Sunday At Home Here
Mrs. Clara Bell Young, 83, lifelong resident of Mercer County and for more than 60 years, a resident of Grove City, died at her home, 136 South Center street, at 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Her husband, William V. Young, died last October 2nd, shortly after they had celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. Mrs. Young was born in Mercer County, March 11, 1862, a daughter of William and Rebecca Love Bell, and for many years had been active in the community. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Women's Organized Bible Class; a member and past matron of the Eastern Star Lodge, and a member of the Sorosis Club.
Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Mabel Campbell, Sargodha, India; Mrs. Stella Cunningham, Youngstown, O.; Paul A. Young of Red Bank, N.J., and Mrs. Edith Hosack of Grove City. Also, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. today from the Black Funeral Home in charge of Dr. James M. Barnett. Interment was in Woodland Cemetery.
Will V. Young Succumbs To Heart Attack
Spent 85 Years in Grove City; Was Leader in Early Life of Community
Will V. Young who spent all of his 85 years in Grove City, died suddenly at 9:35 o'clock last evening as the result of a heart attack. He was attending a neighborhood party at the Harley Anderson home when he was stricken and he died within a few minutes. He had seemed in good health, and had shopped in several stores during the day.
Mr. Young was the oldest and last surviving child of William A. and Clarissa Vescelius Young, pioneer residents of Grove City. He was born January 5, 1860 and remained in Grove City all his life. He was an active associate of the late Dr. Isaac C. Ketler in founding Grove City College, and was for many years a trustee. For many years his harness shop stood at the corner of Broad and Pine streets.
Last January, Mr. Young and his wife, the former Clara Bell, celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary.
Mr. Young was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Grove City Lodge No. 603, the New Castle Consistory, and the Knights Templar. He was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are the widow; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Campbell, a missionary in India; Mrs. Stella Cunningham of Youngstown, Ohio, Mrs. Edith Hosack of Grove City, and a son, Paul A. Young of Red Bank, N.J. Also eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from Black's Funeral Home in charge of Dr. James M. Barnett, followed by burial in Woodland Cemetery.
Will V. Young
(Special to The Vindicator)
Grove City, Pa., Oct. 4. - Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Black Funeral Home for Will V. Young, aged 85, who died Monday evening of a heart attack.
Mr. Young, a lifelong resident of Grove City, was associated with Dr. Isaac Ketler, founder of Grove City College, and for several years operated a leather goods shop here.
He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Young leaves his wife, Clara Bell, whom he married 60 years ago; three daughters, Mrs. Stella Cunningham of Youngstown, Mrs. Edith Hosack of Grove City and Mrs. Mabel Campbell who is a missionary in India, and a son, Paul Young of Red Bank, N.J.
Children of Clara Bell and William Vescelius Young:
G1 Mabel Young, born November 12, 1884, died September 18, 1957; married June 30, 1909 John Garfield Campbell, born July 21, 1881, died March 18, 1956.
G2 Eva Iona Young, born January 27, 1887, died December 24, 1932. Married June 15, 1911 Carl Reed Baldwin, born December 16, 1884, died November 7, 1964.
G3 Stella Young, born November 11, 1890, died May 19, 1964; married Frank Cunningham.
G4 Paul A. Young, born April 2, 1896; Paul lived in Red Bank, New Jersey with his wife, Bernice _______, and their daughter, Nancy.
G5 Edith Rebecca Young, born May 5, 1905, died August 4, 1973; married Raymond Dewitt Hosack, born June 15, 1906, died March 3, 1955.
The William Bell Family Tree is a collection of information gathered by
Eric & Liz Davis,
Mary Eleanor Bell,
and Alice Erma Bell.
This HTML version was iniated in 1998 by Eric and Elizabeth Fisher-Davis.
Tree outline of Bell Generations