My Ancestors’ Stories

Some of the short stories I have written about my ancestors.

Scotland/US Civil War
James Young. Born May 25, 1839 in Stonehaven, Kincardine. Son of Robert Young and Mary Fyvie.
How my Scottish-Canadian great-great-grandfather was captured during the US Civil War.
Maggots, shinplasters, and spooning at Libby prison.

David Leonard Young. Born March 9, 1886 in Montreal. Son of Henry Young and Margaret May Watson.
My cousin was a Dumbell.

Annie Young. Born July 13, 1861 in Montreal. Daughter of George Young and Elizabeth Webster. She worked three years as an artist for photographer William Notman.
Annie Young, the Notman doodler.