Hale Young

Ohio native Hale "Howard" Young was born on July 14th 1862 to Thomas Young & Anna M. Linville Young...

☆ Hale's father, Thomas served the Union Army during the Civil War in Company F, 134th Ohio Infantry...
The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

Hale's father, Thomas served the Union Army during the Civil War in Company F, 134th Ohio Infantry...

 Interesting events that occurred in the United States during Mr. Young's birth year of 1862 included...

▪ On February 6th, 1862 American Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant gave the United States its first major victory of the war, by capturing Fort Henry, Tennessee

▪ On February 22nd, 1862 Jefferson Davis was officially inaugurated in Richmond, Virginia to a 6-year term as president of the Confederate States of America

▪ On March 13th, 1862 The United States federal government forbids all Union army officers from returning fugitive slaves, thus effectively annulling the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 and setting the stage for the Emancipation Proclamation

▪ On June 1st, 1862 Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia

▪ On August 14th, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln met with a group of prominent African-Americans – this was the first time a President had done so. He suggested Black people should migrate to Africa or Central America, but this advice was rejected

▪ On September 22nd, 1862 preliminary announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln


Hale & Leona on their wedding day


Photograph of Hale's daughters, Cora & Stella.

Hale married his wife, Leona Krienke on May 11th 1896... Eventually, the couple moved to the Sunshine State of Florida & settled in Tampa where Hale was employed as a Machinist... Hale & his wife had 3 children... 

Mr. Young was a member of the Woodsmen of the World fraternity...

☆ The Woodmen of the World is a benefit society founded on June 6th 1890 in a small hotel room in downtown Omaha, Nebraska by Joseph Cullen Root... Root had the simple idea of making life insurance available to everyone… The first death claim was paid to the mother of a 19-year-old drowning victim in Niles, Michigan in 1891… By the 1900’s Woodmen chapters contributed more than $13,000 to hurricane and tidal wave victims in Galveston, Texas…

☆ The Woodmen of the World organization was probably best known their monuments…. From 1890 to 1900, WOW’s Life Insurance Policies provided coverage for the grave markers, free of charge for members…. From 1900 the middle of the 1920’s, members purchased their monument in advance for $100…

Hale "Howard" Young passed away on October 11th 1914...  The following was quoted from Mr. Young's Death Notice published in The Tampa Tribune on October 12th 1914:

"YOUNG--- Hale Young, fifty-two years old, died yesterday in Palmetto. The remains will be brought here on a train at 10:15 this morning, and the funeral, under the direction of the Woodmen of the World, will be held this afternoon at an hour not yet arranged. Mr. Young was formerly a resident of Tampa, and has many friends here. He leaves a wife and three children. Funeral under direction of Blount & Turner."


☆ Howard "Hale" Young ☆
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☆ Beloved Husband & Father ☆

...Before & After...

published by: jen armbruster
the good cemeterian historical preservation project, 2018

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