John Freeman Young (1820-1885)
Born: October 30, 1820, Pittston, Maine.
Died: November 15, 1885, New York City.
Buried: Old City Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida.
Young attended Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut; Wesleyan Seminary, Readfield, Maine; and the Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia. Ordained a Protestant Episcopal minister, he served in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and New York, and became the second bishop of Florida in 1867. His works include:
Carols for Christmas Tide (New York: Daniel Dana, Jr., 1859)
Hymns and Music for the Young, 1860-61… Go to person page >