Teacher, clergyman. Born– September 22, 1855, in Monroe County, Ind. Parents– Sylvester Young and Alazannah (Blair) Hall. Education– Hiwassee College, 1869-1872; Loudon High School, 1872-1876; Cumberland Presbyterian University, A.B., 1878. Married– Emma Celicia Gardner on July 23, 1882, at Montevallo. Children– Three. Taught school in Shelby, St. Clair, Dallas, and Jefferson Counties (Ala.). Served as pastor for Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Tennessee and Alabama. Ordained by Presbyterian Church of the United States of America.
Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3.
History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Alabama Prior to 1826. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Society, 1904.