John Young was born in Scotland 1833. As a nine year old boy John sailed with his parents, William & Margaret Young and two sisters aboard the "Thomas Sparks".
They stopped for a year in Wellington, New Zealand and then in 1844 arrived in Launceston, Tasmania. Read more about the journey at William & Margaret Young

John Young married Sarah Spence in Launceston 1859 and had 12 children.
The following is a wonderful selection of photos showing John Young,
his twelve children and some of his grandchildren

photo courtesy Jillian Stubbs

John Young

photo courtesy Rosemary Turner

Sarah Young



All the following photos were kindly provided by Roxley & Eileen Day
of Sheffield, Tasmania. Roxley is the Grandson of Annie Young & Harry Day and a
Great Grandson of John Young & Sarah Spence.

John Young at his barn with workers using the Thrashing Machine



John Young with daughter Elizabeth Heathcote (nee Young)



Annie Young



Annie Young married Harry Day
in Sheffield 1894



Harry & Annie Day with their two eldest children
Archi & Leila



Annie Day
(nee Young)


Annie Day holding baby Gordan Day



Archibald Young



Frank Young



Mary Young with husband J.T King
and daughters Edith & Alice



Edwin Young with wife Catherine
and children Zela, Effie & baby Ralph



David Young



David Young


Montague Young on right



Montague Young's daughters
Lilly & May



Montague Young's son Roland


Nellie Young married Frank French
Their home in Wilmot



Zela Young
daughter of Edwin & Catherine Young


Roxley Day with dad James Maxwell Day
"Beracah" 1942



4 Generations

baby: Ivor Young
father: Fred Young (standing)
grandfather: Archibald Young (seated left)
great grandfather: John Young (seated right)


The 1918 Reunion

The brother's Young

Edwin, Kirkwood, Frank, David
Archibald, John, Montague




The Children of John Young & Sarah Spence

Alice, Nellie, David, Kirkwood, Frank, Edwin, Annie
Archibald, Elizabeth, John, Mary, Montague




All photos courtesy of Roxley Day


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