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140 Younkin-Younken-
Youngkin Civil War Soldiers

Beginning with the late Donna (Younkin) Logan in the 1990s and early 2000s, added to efforts by the founder of this website, a comprehensive effort is underway to identify and publish the story of each and every Younkin-Younken-Youngkin soldier and spouse who served in the Civil War.

Legend:

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Lost his life in the service from wound or disease

Wounded

Prisoner of war

Younkin Soldier
Younkin Parents/Spouse
Regiment(s)
Andrews, Albert

21st Pennsylvania Infantry
Andrews, Marcellus**
1st West Virginia Cavalry
Barnett, Jesse Lazear**
7th West Virginia Infantry
Beltz, Samuel G. Louisa May 88th Pennsylvania Infantry
Birch, Samuel A.

16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Brooks, George W.
Clara (Christner) Kooser - family of Catherine (Younkin) Christner
16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Cremer, Richard

Rebecca J. Cremer - family of John C. Younkin
3rd Iowa Cavalry
Cremer, Theodore

David P. and Elizabeth (Younkin) Cremer - family of John C. Younkin
1st Iowa Cavalry
Cunningham, George

Sarah King - family of Barbara (Younkin) King
5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Dean, William

Catherine (Minerd) Nesmith
37th Pennsylvania Infantry
Dorsey, Cornelius

4th West Virginia Cavalry
Dumbauld, Frederick

142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Enos, John

Martha “Jane” Phillippi - family of Mary Ann (Younkin) Phillippi
88th Pennsylvania Infantry
Enos, Perry

Joanna Minerd
188th Pennsylvania Infantry
Finnegan, John

18th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Hannah (Ansell) Miner & stepfather John Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
George and Catherine (Younkin) Firestone
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Forquer, LeRoy

Sabina Dull Rush - family of Frederick Dull
4th West Virginia Cavalry
Gorsuch, Richard Mason
1st Potomac Home Brigade
Hall, John K.

107th Pennsylvania Infantry
Hartzell, Elias

Simon and Eva Ann (Whipkey) Hartzell
1st West Virginia Infantry
George and Mary (Younkin) Hartzell
17th West Virginia Infantry
Hartzell, John***

12th West Virginia Infantry
George and Mary (Younkin) Hartzell
1st West Virginia Infantry
Herwick, Thomas Gordon

Ella Nevada “Ellen” Kooser - family of Catherine (Younkin) Christner
110th Pennsylvania Infantry
Howe, Zimri

Emily Ogle Younkin - family of Dr. Jonas Younkin
2nd Iowa Infantry
Husband, Elijah

Illinois Marine Regiment
Imel, James Frederick

John Henry and Rebecca (Younkin) Imel
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Imel, Samuel H.
John Henry and Rebecca (Younkin) Imel
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Imel, William F.*
8th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry
Johnson, Samuel
[?]
James Lewis Kellerman Mary Ann May - family of Leonard and Maria Catherine (Younkin) May 138th Pennsylvania Infantry
King, John P. Amanda Whipkey - family of Joseph H. and Sarah (Younkin) Whipkey [?]
Knable, Samuel

Catherine A. “Katie” Pyle - family of Charles Younkin
51st Indiana Infantry
Kreger, Jacob**

Susanna (Dumbauld) Younkin - family of Elizabeth (Younkin) Dumbauld
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Lindley, Cyrus***

140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Liston, Henson Smith

Candace Pringey - family of Margaret "Peggy" (Younkin) Pringey
6th West Virginia Cavalry
Martin, Jacob Tucker**
Abigail Sarah Pringey - family of Margaret "Peggy" (Younkin) Pringey
7th West Virginia Infantry
Martin, James K.

3rd Potomac Home Brigade
Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
82nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry
Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
67th Pennsylvania Infantry
Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry
Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry and 2nd Potomac Home Brigade, Maryland
Henry and Mary “Polly” (Younkin) Minerd
1st West Virginia Cavalry
Minerd, Ephraim**
Henry and Mary “Polly” (Younkin) Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Minerd, James Jr.** Candace Rush 85th Pennsylvania Infantry
John and Sarah (Ansell) Minerd
171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Miner, Martin

John and Sarah (Ansell) Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Burket and Susan (Hartzell) Minard
33rd Virginia Infantry (Confederate) and 48th New York Infantry (Union)
Myers, Daniel Henry

Catherine “Cassie” Younkin
15th Kansas State Militia
Myers, John Henry

54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Nesmith, Jordan M.

37th Pennsylvania Infantry
Phillippi, Herman

Samuel and Mary Ann “Polly” (Younkin) Phillippi
171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Phillippi, Jacob
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Powell, Lewis

Christina Howenstein - family of Lucinda (Dull) Hauenstine
78th Ohio Infantry
Pringey, Herman

3rd West Virginia Infantry
Pringey, John E.
Joseph and Margaret Rebecca (Younkin) Pringey
14th West Virginia Cavalry
Randall, Seneca R.

Carrie Myers - family of Rachel (Younkin) Myers
100th Illinois Infantry
Rose, Andrew Jackson** Susanna Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Rose, Charles

171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Ross, Joseph R.

Minerva Hartzell - family of Jonas Hartzell
17th West Virginia Infantry
Rowan, Samuel K.

6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Rush, Alexander

14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Rush, Jacob J.
Sarah Dull - family of Frederick Dull
1st Battalion, Pennsylvania Infantry
Rush, John K.
168th Pennsylvania Infantry
Sanner, Alexander**

62nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Shoemaker, Edward
John and Catherine (Younkin) Shoemaker - family of John C. Younkin
22nd Iowa Infantry
Shoemaker, Oscar**
John and Catherine (Younkin) Shoemaker - family of John C. Younkin
22nd Iowa Infantry
Showman, Alexander**
54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Showman, Harrison
David and Jane (Younkin) Showman
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Swarner, Henry
Barbara Jean Younkin
1st Battery, Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Sweitzer, Jesse

29th Pennsylvania Infantry
Tipton, Thomas "Noah"
138th Pennsylvania Infantry and 11th Minnesota Infantry
Tressler, Samuel

Catherine “Katy” Younkin - family of Frederick J. Younkin
99th Pennsylvania Infantry
Trimpey, John S.

142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Watson, Calvin G.

Martha “Ellen” Youngkin - family of John Harrison Youngkin
48th Illinois Infantry
Whipkey, Martin***

81st Illinois Infantry
Wigle, William Henry Harrison
Mary Catherine Younkin - family of Isaac Younkin
89th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, Aaron Schrock Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin 5th Iowa Cavalry
Younkin, Aaron Possibly Simon & Anna (Bishop) Younkin [?]
Younkin, Alexander Campbell Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin 124th Illinois Infantry
Younkin, Alfred* Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin 11th Kansas Cavalry
Younkin, Balaam Jacob J. and Dorcas (Hartzell) Younkin 171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Benjamin Franklin Samuel and Rachel (Deitz) Younkin [?]
Younkin, Charles
Phsan (sp?) and Anna (Schweitzer) Younkin
U.S. Navy, Arkansas and Housatonic
Younkin, Charles [?] 6th U.S. Cavalry
Younkin, Charles F. [?] 21st Kansas Infantry
Younkin, Christopher** Isaac and Rebecca (Walter) Younkin 20th Indiana Infantry
Younken, Daniel H. Charles L. and Nancy (Henry) Younken 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Younkin, Elijah B. [?] - married Caroline Lambert 207th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Foster H. Jacob J. and Dorcas (Hartzell) Younkin 1st Battalion, Pennsylvania Infantry
Youngkin, Frank [?] [?]
Younkin, Benjamin “Franklin” Charles and Jane (Johnson) Younkin 6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Younkin, Frederick J. Jacob and Sarah “Salome” (Weimer) Younkin Jr. 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, George A. George and Nancy (Johnson) Younkin 97th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Harrison K.** Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin 85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Henry Isaac and Mary (Penrod) Younkin 126th Ohio Infantry
Youngkin, Isaac May have married Anna E. Stuber 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Younkins, Jacob
[?] - presumed son of Jacob and Elizabeth Younkins
78th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Jacob M.* John M. and Laura (Minerd) Younkin 85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younken, Jefferson Charles L. and Nancy (Henry) Younken 140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Jeremiah Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin Kansas State Militia
Youngkin, Jerome Abraham and Sarah (Montgomery) Younkin 21st Ohio Infantry
Youngkin, Joel R. Jacob J. and Dorcas (Hartzell) Younkin Capt. Evans Company, Illinois Cavalry
Youngkin, John Cyrus Killian John Frackenthal and Harriet (Danforth) Youngken [?]
Younkin, John F. Isaac and Rebecca (Walters) Younkin 13th Indiana Cavalry
Younkin, John F. (1) [?] [?]
Younkin, John F. (2) [?] [?]
Younkin, John Franklin Samuel & Catherine (Godlove) Younkin 24th Iowa Infantry
Younkin, John H. Yankee John and Nancy (Hartzell) Younkin 29th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, John H. [?] [?]
Younkin, John W. [?] [?]
Younkin, John X. Jacob “of John” and Eleanor (Chambers) Younkin 85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Youngkin, John Connected with Hannah Ritter (?) [?]
Younkin, John Deitz Samuel and Rachel (Deitz) Younkin 135th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, John T. Isaac and Margaret (Penrod) Younkin [?]
Younkin, John (a.k.a. Jonkins) Connected with Helena "Lena" Fuchs (?) [?]
Younkins, Lewis* William & Mary (Spiker) Younkins 4th West Virginia Infantry
Younkin, Michael** Isaac and Rebecca (Walters) Younkin 20th Indiana Infantry
Younkins, Michael Married Elcy Bowser 78th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Moses Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin 11th Kansas Cavalry
Younkin, Norman D.* Elijah and Abigail (Dwire) Younkin 16th Iowa Infantry
Younkin, Reuben A.* Aaron & Mary “Polly” (George) Younkin 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Ross F. Isaac and Rebecca (Walters) Younkin 30th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, S.W. [?] 7th Tennessee Cavalry (Confederate)
Younkin, Samuel Freeman*** George and Nancy (Johnson) Younkin 12th West Virginia Infantry
Younkin, Samuel Connected with Lizzie [?] [?]
Younkin, Silas** Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin 116th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Simon Married Anna Bishop 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Younkin, Singleton “Sink”** Isaac and Rebecca (Walter) Younkin 89th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, Uriah Married Louisa DeArmy 6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Younkin, Walter, a.k.a. Walter Roberts [?] 30th U.S. Infantry
Younkin, Walter B. [?] 14th U.S. Infantry
Younkin, Walter S. Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin 112th Illinois Infantry
Younkin, William C.
[?] - married Elizabeth Adams
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Younkins, William Henry Sr. Charles L. and Nancy (Henry) Younken 4th West Virginia Cavalry
Younkins, William* [?] 53rd Ohio Infantry
Younkin, William Married Harriet A. Smith 36th Ohio Infantry

Copyright 2017 Mark A. Miner

Reproduction forbidden without permission in writing.

With appreciation to late Donna (Younkin) Logan for her exhaustive paper archaeology work at the National Archives to identify soldiers whose last names were some form of "Younkin" -- and to the late Digby Baltzell for planting the seeds of inspiration for this type of study.