Frederick J Younkin
Private, Co I, 52nd PA Vol. Infantry
26 Sep 1864 - 2 Jun 1865
15, 1824, Upper Turkeyfoot, Somerset County, PA
Died Feb. 23, 1877, Upper Turkeyfoot, Somerset County, PA
He was only 52 years of age when he died.
entered the war relatively late and was assigned to an
He developed breathing problems on Morris Island, S. C.
in December, 1864. In the many
statements given for the Widow's Pension, his friends
testified that he suffered asthma,
rheumatism, spasms, and diarrhea. He was treated by the
regimental surgeon, and later, by
local physicians: Dr. Joseph
Rogers, Dr. David Meyers, and Dr. Ed S Conley.
buried in the Delilah Younkin Cemetery, Upper Turkeyfoot.
Married Delilah Faidley July 2nd, 1848 by Samuel King, Justice
of the Peace.
He was a farmer.
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