Young, Robert D., was born at Thornton, England, June 7, 1836, and was a son of Thomas Young, a well known and prosperous mason and builder, who immigrated to America in 1837, settling in Ontario, Canada, where he remained until 1852, then removing to Niagara Falls, where he died in 1868, at the age of sixty years. Robert D. Young was educated in the public schools of Canada and removed with his parents to Niagara Falls, where he learned the builder's trade with his father and has continued in that business ever since, gradually extending his work until at the present time he is one of the best known and most successful builders in Niagara county. October 20, 1862, he married Elizabeth Wells of Niagara Falls, who died in 1890; on February 25, 1892, Mr. Young married Sybil C. Dart of Niagara Falls. Mr. Young is a member of Niagara Frontier Lodge No. 132, F. & A. M., of the Niagara Chapter No. 200 R. A. M., and has been a member of the A. O. U. W. since 1875.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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