Fifth Generation

122. Eleanor Levering "Nellie" ROBERTS was born on 15 September 1871 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.625 She Visiting SF with family on 29 August 1896 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.792 She letter from Thomas J C Fagg about 1901 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.793 THOS. J. C. FAGG

LOUISIANA, MO__________________________________190_____

My Dear Nell,
It gave me very great pleasure to hear from you and to be assured that you and the Doctor and the children are all well comfortable and happy. We have had several weeks of snow and storm peculiar to this latitude, for the last four or five weeks but hope now that the back-bone of the winter is about broken and that our condition will be more tolerable than it has been. Still we know that we must wait many long weeks first coming as the grass and flowers.
Jumping at once into the middle of the main subject of this communication I must tell you that my Grandfather John Fagg was living in Prince George County, Maryland at the date of my fathers birth in August 1775. The exact locality I never knew but it could not have very far from the ground upon which the battle of Brandywine was fought because it was written of the guns. I do not know whether my Grandfather was ever regularly enlisted in the American Army or not I am inclined to think he never was or I should have heard. The matter discussed by my Grandmother who survived him many years. About the end of the war of the Revolution and when my Father was seven or eight years of age the family moved from that country to Prince William County Virginia settling on the Occoquan River (a tributary of the Potomac) near the old town of Drumfries [now Dumfries].
From that point they subsequently moved to Spotsylvania Co, VA where they continued to reside until my Grandfather's death in 1827. I was not more than five years old when his death occurred and his connection with the Revolutionary War may have been discussed without impressing me at all. I remember much of my Grandmother's talk about her Brother's (Ben Gray) being Master of Transportation in the Division commanded by Genl Lafayette.
This was after the Death of my Grandfather as I now remember the battle of Brandywine St(sic) George Co Maryland was the result of a movement by Genl Washinton to intercept troops that were landed near that point for the purpose of re-enforcing Genl Hesse after the battle of Trenton. If not in the regular army I think it is very probable that my Grandfather may have been among the Militia who were called on to assist Genl Washington in his operating in that locality. I am very sorry that no effort has ever been made to preserve the family history. I am quite sure of the fact that my Grandfather was the only man of that name who resided in the County of Prince George Maryland at the time of the Revolutionary War. Don't forget to impress upon the Doctor and the children that [me and] my wife are in the habit of discussing frequently all the events connected with our delightful visits to your house and we never fail to express the wish that we may be able to repeat sometime in the near future. Much love from both of us to your entire house hold.
Most affecly
Thos J C Fagg On 26 September 1901 Nellie became a member of Daughters of the American Revolution794 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.795 She lived in 430 W Flora, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA in 1920.796 Nellie lived in 400 W Flora, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA in 1925.797 She appeared in the census in 1930 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.798 She died on 9 February 1938 at the age of 66 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.625,799,800 Nellie was buried on 11 February 1938 in Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.801 She has reference number 411. Stockton Record, Thursday, February 10, 1938


Following a month's illness, Mrs. J. D. Young, who had lived in Stockton since 1889, when she came from Missouri as a bride, died at her home yesterday. A semi-invalid for a number of years, her store of experiences, services and friendships maintained her through the trying period.

Dr. Young, her late husband, on first coming to Stockton was associated with her cousins, Dr. S. W. R. Langdon and Dr. Walter Langdon, and was later appointed to the resident medical staff of Stockton State Hospital, where the home was an attractive center for a wide circle of friends. Since Dr. Young's death in 1917, the home has been at 400 West Flora Street.

Mrs. Young's main interest outside her home was in activities of St. John's Episcopal Church. She was a past regent of El Toyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and a member of Sterling Price Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Episcopalian funeral services will be conducted privately tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home by the Rev. Seth C. Hawley, rector of St. Johns's Church, and Bishop L. C. Sanford of Fresno. Internment will be in Rural Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be F. N. Vail, Dr. Barton Powell, Sr., Russell Springer, Percy Cleghorn, Frank S. Gaines of Berkeley and Dr. George Sanderson.

Surviving relatives are five daughters, Miss Eleanor Young, Celeste Young Cary, Julia Young Cruikshank, June Young Stephens, and Edward Young; seven grandchildren; a sister, Annie Roberts Hodgdon of Hannibal, Mo., and a brother, G. Porter Roberts of Stockton. Dr. S. W. R. Langdon, Mrs Harry Cory Marsh and Mrs. Frank S. Boggs of Stockton and Dorsey Ewing of Sacramento are cousins.

Eleanor Levering "Nellie" ROBERTS and Junius Davis YOUNG were married on 29 May 1889 in Hannibal, Marion, MO.612,802,803,804 They612,802,803,804 appeared in the census in 1900 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.805 They805 appeared in the census in 1910 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.806 Junius Davis YOUNG, son of Armand de Rosset YOUNG and Celestina LANGDON, was born on 23 April 1858 in Wilmington, New Hanover, NC.625,807,808,809 He appeared in the census in 1880 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.810 He graduated in 1880 at Toland Medical College in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.811,812 Junius graduated in 1882 at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.813,814 In 1883 he was a physician in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.808,814 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1883.815 He was elected as coroner of San Joaquin County in 1884 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.816 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1884.817 Junius was elected as Assemblyman - 58th District in 1886 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.818,819,820 He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA on 23 April 1886.821 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1887.822 On 1 October 1888 he was a Physician, Stockton State Hospital in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.823 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1891.824 Junius Visiting SF with family on 29 August 1896 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.792 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1902.825 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1904.826 He died on 23 May 1917 at the age of 59 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.803,827 He was buried on 25 May 1917 in Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.828,829,830 Junius has reference number 636. He has reference number 651.831 Barnes, Doctors of San Joaquin, p 338:
In 1878 Dr Samuel Langdon paid a visit to his native state and upon his return to Stockton he was accompanied by his nephew, Junius Davis Young, whose figure was destined to occupy a prominent place in the civic as well as the medical picture of San Joaquin county.

Stockton Record:



Head of Local Bank, Identified With State Hospital and Lead-
er in Civic and Commercial Affairs of City;
Lived Useful Life

Dr. J. D. Young on the medial staff of the Stockton State Hospital the past thirty years, died at an early hour this morning following an illness of short duration. Aside from taking active part in the medical work of the large institution, Dr. Young was interested in financial enterprises of the city.

Dr. Young was a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, aged 59 years. He came to California in 1878, to be with his uncles, Dr. Samuel Langdon and Dr Walter R Langdon, making his home with the latter until he succeeded him as a physician at the local state hospital for the insane in 1888, serving continuously throughout the various political changes in the state administration up to the time of his death.

In 1889 Dr. Young was married to Nellie Levering Roberts of Hannibal, Missouri. He is survived by his wife and five daughters, Eleanor L. Young, Celeste L. Young, Julia P. Young, June Young and Edwa D. Young.
His nearest living relative in California is Dr. S. W. R. Langdon, formerly of this city but now residing in Merced County. He also left surviving his a sister, Mrs. Thomas D. Meares, of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Miss Mary Meares, Mrs. Jane M. Beery, Tom Mears and Richard Meares, nieces and nephews residing in the same city. G. Porter Roberts of this city is a brother-in-law, and Mrs. L. E. D. Ewing and family and Miss Anna Dorsey are relatives residing here.

Dr. Young received his medical education at Toland Medical college, now known as the Affiliated colleges, in San Francisco, afterwards taking a course at Jefferson College, Philadelphia. Upon his return to California, he practiced medicine with Dr. Crawford.

Dr. Young always took an active interest in the business life of the community, and in politics as a Democrat, serving one term in the state legislature. Before going to the legislature, he served as coroner of the county and the same time as a school trustee of the city of Stockton.

At the time of his death, besides being engaged in agricultural pursuits, he was actively connected with various financial institutions in this city, among them being the Stockton Land, Loan & Building association, becoming a director in February 1890, and in 1898 upon the resignation of J. M Welsh, its first president, becoming president of that institution, continuing as such down to the time of his death. He was elected to the board of directors of the San Joaquin Valley Bank in the year 2897, occupying continuously thereafter important financial positions with that institution, and was its president at the time of his death, being its oldest official in point of service. He was also vice-president and chairman of the finance committee of the San Joaquin Valley National Bank.
He was a communicant of the Episcopal church and had served on the vestry since the year 1891.

The people of Stockton feel keenly the passing of Dr. Young, so well established was his reputation for honesty and the consideration and interest which he always showed an took in others, whether they needed encouragement, counsel or aid, and it can be well said that his predominating characteristic was his fearless denunciation of the wrong.

Dr. Young was a member of the Elks, the Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias. He took great interest in the activities of these fraternal organizations.

A genial gentleman, embodying in spirit and personality, the highest qualities of an American gentleman, has by the death of Dr. J. D. Young been lost to Stockton.

Dr. Young was a successful man. As a physician and alienist, his work at the state hospital gained wide recognition. As a business man he achieved success, being president of the savings department of the San Joaquin Valley Bank. In a social way he numbered his friends as legion. Back of the charm of his manner was great strength of character. His integrity, his kindness of heart and his sympathy with all that is good and true in life made him a marked man despite his aversion to public notice. In no way did he stand forth more conspicuously than in his patriotism. He was jealous of his country's honor and was quick to resent even the spoken word of harsh criticism. Dr. Young's health had been failing for months, and the fact was obvious to his friends. Bus as weakness and gloom fell, he lost none of his vigor in behalf of his convictions, none of his affection for his friends. Along his life's pathway he dropped many good deeds, and in every instance his conscience was his only master. He was of that great stock which North Carolina has given to the world, and in which the tar heel state has full right to maintain a prideful interest. But he was more. He was a Californian, loyal and devoted to his adopted state. He gloried in the history and destiny of his home. His friendly face will be missed, but his invisible presence will brood long over the circles in which he as a beloved figure.

Per Ralph Yardley cartoon for the Stockton Record - publication date unknown - Porter Roberts, Abby Hammond, J D Young and Samuel Langdon were all part of the same social set - and played tennis together.

Eleanor Levering "Nellie" ROBERTS and Junius Davis YOUNG had the following children:



Eleanor Levering YOUNG was born on 12 June 1890 in Hannibal, Marion, MO.832 She lived in 430 W Flora in 1920.833 On 3 December 1923 she became a member of Daughters of the American Revolution834 Eleanor lived in 400 W Flora, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA in 1925.835 She died on 23 August 1966 at the age of 76 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.832,836 She was buried on 27 August 1966 in Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.836 Eleanor has reference number 639. RITES TOMORROW for ELEANOR YOUNG

Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Eleanor Young, a prominent local clubwoman, who died Tuesday in her home after a short illness. She was 76.

Miss Young, a lifetime Stockton resident, lived at 400 W. Flora. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Young, who died almost 50 years ago. Dr. Young was a staff member at Stockton State Hospital.

Miss Young was a charter member and third president of Junion Aid, and a lifelong active member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

For the past three years Miss Young was honored by the Lambda Theta Pi sorority as its member of longest standing in Stockton.

Miss Young was a director of the Camp Fire Girls Council and the Red Cross, and a member of the Toyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a charter member of the Camp Fire Girls.

She was also a member of the Salvation Army, Children's Home, and St. Joseph's Hospital auxiliaries, and the Nineteenth Century Club. She was a Red Cross Gray Lady. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Colonists.

Survivors include three sisters in Southern California.

Final rites will be at 11:30 a.m. in St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Peter Barker officiating. Private burial will be in Rural Cemetery. B. C. Wallace is in charge of arrangements.



Celeste Langdon YOUNG was born on 15 December 1892 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.837 On 1 March 1910 she became a member of Stockton tennis club838 She died on 31 December 1972 at the age of 80 in Los Angeles, LA, CA.839 Celeste was buried after 31 December 1972 at Rural Cemetery in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.840 She has reference number 640.



Julia Porter YOUNG612 was born on 21 August 1894 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.612,841 On 1 March 1910 she became a member of Stockton tennis club838 She died on 1 October 1963 at the age of 69 in Everett, Snohomish, WA.841,842 Julia has reference number 638.



June DeRosset YOUNG was born on 6 August 1897 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.843 She died on 27 December 1984 at the age of 87 in Los Angeles, LA, CA.844 She has reference number 642.



Edwa Dorsey YOUNG was born on 27 March 1899 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.845 She lived last Soc Sec residence in Menlo Park, San Mateo, CA before 1976.846 She died on 30 August 1976 at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, LA, CA.847 Edwa has reference number 637.