Hannah Youngs

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Hannah Youngs, daughter of Reverend David Youngs and Bethia Parshall, was born at Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., New York, 13 June 1747.1,2 She died at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey, 15 November 1827,1 and was buried at the First Presbyterian Church of Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey.3,4

Hannah married (1) David Wheeler, son of David Wheeler and Charity Lindsley, 25 May 1769;1,5 she married (2) Captain Enoch Beach, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Hanover, 31 December 1777.6,5,1

Hannah (Youngs) (Wheeler) Beach was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Hanover, and after the death of her second husband, went to live with her son, Stephen Johns Wheeler. A step grand-daughter, born in 1808 and writing in 1890, recalled Hannah, "My remembrance of her is of a lovely Christian lady, rather tall and well proportioned. My half-sister loved to visit grandma, as I did many years later."1

Family 1

David Wheeler b. abt. Sep 1747, d. 6 May 1775
  • David Youngs Wheeler1,5 b. 12 Mar 1770
  • Sarah Piersall Wheeler+1,5 b. 1 Mar 1774, d. 9 Dec 1857
  • Stevens Johnes Wheeler1,5 b. 15 Jul 1775, d. 13 Jan 1845

Family 2

Captain Enoch Beach b. abt. 1737, d. 7 Mar 1814
  • Susan Beach1 b. 12 Jan 1779, d. Sep 1847
  • Catherine Beach1 b. 18 Jun 1783, d. 13 Apr 1821
  • John Beach1 b. 14 Nov 1790, d. 20 Aug 1792
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  1. [S318] Selah Younges Jr., Youngs Family: Vicar Christopher Younges: His Ancestors in England and His Descendants in America: A History and Genealogy (New York: p.p., 1907), further cited as Younges, Youngs Family.
  2. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885(Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 269, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  3. [S1546] Barbara Schaffer, Find A Grave memorial #39302243, added 20 Jul 2009, online http://www.findagrave.com, accessed Dec 2011, further cited as Find A Grave.
  4. [S217] William O. Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Inscriptions on the Tombstones and Monuments in the Grave Yards at Whippany and Hanover, Morris County, N. J.(1894; reprint, Lambertville, New Jersey: Hunterdon House, 1984), 33, further cited as Wheeler and Halsey, Hanover Graves.
  5. [S56] First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers, 253.
  6. [S1325] Jacob Green, W. Ogden Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Church Members, Marriages & Baptisms, at Hanover, Morris Co., N.J. During the Pastorate of Rev. Jacob Green, and to the Settlement of Rev. Aaron Condit: 1746-1796(Morristown, New Jersey: The Jerseyman, 1893), 15, further cited as Green, Wheeler, and Halsey, Church Members, Marriages & Baptisms, at Hanover, Morris Co., N.J.