Looking to make contact with any descendants of Ira YOUNG (1858 Hamilton - Muskoka 1940) and his wife Annie BOLTON (1863 Hamilton to 1906 Muskoka).
Ira YOUNG was the brother (full or half brother) of my Great Grandmother Celestia Jane YOUNG (1849 - 1937).
Muskoka places known to be associated with Ira and family were MacTier (burials in the church); Barnesdale; and "Staney Brae" (Stoney Hill in Scottish).
Ira and Annie's children:
1. Thomas Henry YOUNG b. Barton Twp on 17 Aug 1884, died 7 Oct 1956.Married in Wood Twp (Parry Sound) on 16 Apr 1907 to Anna Beatrice STROMBERG, daughter of Nils STROMBERG and Ellen NELSON.
2. William John YOUNG b.1887, died died 20 Sept 1949.
He was married in Parry Sound on 23 March 1910 to Sarah M. WOODRUFFE b. ~1891, daughter of E.J. WOODRUFFE and E.J. GOSTICK(?).
3. Gladys Irene YOUNG born in Hamilton 20 Oct 1891. Married Frank HERRINGTON. Frank died 1 Nov 1967.
In 1940, Gladys and Frank were living in Tisdale, Saskatchewan.
4. Ira Frederick YOUNG born in Hamilton 8 May 1894. Lived in Parry Sound. Died at the age of 22 in France on the first day of the Canadian attack on Vimy Ridge during WW I.