Emily Ann Saunders (alternate spelling Sanders) Young was born on December 16, 1844, in London, England, the daughter of Charles Saunders. She came to America on a sailing vessel in 1848. In February 1863 at Sabrecka, Nebraska, she married Dewitt Clinton Young, who had been a government scout on the Oregon Trail. They moved to San Bernardino County, California, before they joined a wagon train and traveled to Willows Ranch in Williamson Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, in 1878.Read More
Mary “Elizabeth” (Aughey) Young Collinson was born in Canada October 31, 1840. The exact place of birth and her parents are unknown.
At a young age she married Joseph Young, and they had five children-- four boys and one girl. Reportedly only two children survived to adulthood. George Henry was born March 1868 and Leonard Bingham was born April 1872 in London, Ontario, Canada.Read More
May Elenor (Imus) Davis Brown Young, daughter of Edwin and Rose (Hunt) Imus, was born on January 7, 1878, on the Goodwin Homestead at the fork of Walnut and Apache creeks, about fifty miles northwest of Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. Edwin and Rose were one of the first ranching families to settle in Mohave County. They homesteaded the site of old Camp Willow.Read More
Florence “Pat” Hearne (Brookhart) Yount was born on March 5, 1909, in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Jennie (Hearne) and Smith Wildman Brookhart, who served in the U.S. Senate. Interested from an early age in science, Pat received the support of her family when she decided to pursue a medical career. She attended the George Washington University Medical School in Washington, D.C., where she was one of five women in a class of eighty-eight.Read More
Evelyn Lenora (Mackin) Grayner Del Marsh Zuchero was born November 19, 1902, in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, the daughter of Peter and Alvina (Bennett) Mackin. "We Mackin children," she recalled, "used to walk the two miles to and from school each day, often times through snow and cold."Read More