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158+ Younkin-Younken-
Youngkin Civil War Soldiers

 

Beginning with the exhaustive work of the late Donna (Younkin) Logan, added to more recent efforts by the founder of this website, a comprehensive effort is underway to identify and publish the stories 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 (11 known)

Wounded (20 known)

Prisoner of war (7 known)

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.
88th Pennsylvania Infantry
Birch, Samuel A.

16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Boling, Sanford M.
Married Hester Anne Younkin - family of Henry Younkin
122nd Ohio Infantry
Bouscher, Henry* Son of John W. and Phoebe (Younkin) Bouscher/Boucher 81st Illinois Infantry
Bouscher, Isaiah* Son of John W. and Phoebe (Younkin) Bouscher/Boucher 81st Illinois Infantry
Brooks, George W.
Married Clara (Christner) Kooser - family of Catherine (Younkin) Christner
16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Cremer, Richard

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

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

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

37th Pennsylvania Infantry
Dorsey, Cornelius

4th West Virginia Cavalry
Dumbauld, Frederick

142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Elder, Dr. James G. Married Susan King - family of Sarah (Younkin) Weimer King 54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Enos, John

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

188th Pennsylvania Infantry
Finnegan, John

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

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

107th Pennsylvania Infantry
Hartzell, Elias

1st West Virginia Infantry
Son of George and Mary (Younkin) Hartzell
17th West Virginia Infantry
Hartzell, John***

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

Married 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

85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Imel, Samuel H.
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Imel, William F.*
8th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry
Johnson, Samuel
[?]
Kantner, Joseph H. Married Anna M. Younkin 149th Pennsylvania Infantry
Kellerman, James Lewis**
138th Pennsylvania Infantry
King, John P.
Married Amanda Whipkey - family of Joseph H. and Sarah (Younkin) Whipkey
[?]
Knable, Samuel

Married Catherine A. “Katie” Pyle - family of Charles Younkin
51st Indiana Infantry
Married Mary Smith - daughter of Eli and Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Smith
54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Kreger, Jacob**

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

140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Liston, Henson Smith

Married Candace Pringey - family of Margaret "Peggy" (Younkin) Pringey
6th West Virginia Cavalry
Lybarger, Jacob
63rd Illinois Infantry and 27th Illinois Infantry
Martin, Jacob Tucker**
Married Abigail Sarah Pringey - family of Margaret "Peggy" (Younkin) Pringey
7th West Virginia Infantry
Martin, James K.

3rd Potomac Home Brigade
Son of Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
82nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry and 20th Veterans Reserve Corps
Son of Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
67th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May
138th Pennsylvania Infantry and 2nd Potomac Home Brigade, Maryland
Son of Henry and Mary “Polly” (Younkin) Minerd
1st West Virginia Cavalry
Son of Henry and Mary “Polly” (Younkin) Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Married Candace Rush
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of John and Sarah (Ansell) Minerd
171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of John and Sarah (Ansell) Minerd
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Burket and Susan (Hartzell) Minard
33rd Virginia Infantry (Confederate) and 48th New York Infantry (Union)
Myers, Daniel Henry

15th Kansas State Militia
Myers, John Henry

54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Nesmith, Jordan M.

37th Pennsylvania Infantry
Nicklow, Freeman Ellen "Nellie" Firestone 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Phillippi, Herman

171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Phillippi, Jacob
142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Powell, Lewis

Married Christina Howenstein - family of Lucinda (Dull) Hauenstine
78th Ohio Infantry
Pringey, Frederick*
3rd Potomac Home Brigade Infantry, Company G
Pringey, Herman

3rd West Virginia Infantry
Pringey, John E.
14th West Virginia Cavalry
Randall, Seneca R.

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

171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Ross, Joseph R.

Married 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.
Married Sarah Dull
1st Battalion, Pennsylvania Infantry
Rush, John K.
168th Pennsylvania Infantry
Sanner, Alexander**

62nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Aaron Schrock and stepson of Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Schrock
133rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Aaron Schrock and stepson of Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Schrock
133rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Aaron Schrock and stepson of Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Schrock
Ramsey's Battalion, Pennsylvania Infantry and 5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Shoemaker, Edward
Son of John and Catherine (Younkin) Shoemaker - family of John C. Younkin
22nd Iowa Infantry
Shoemaker, Oscar**
Son of John and Catherine (Younkin) Shoemaker - family of John C. Younkin
22nd Iowa Infantry
Showman, Alexander**
54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Showman, Harrison
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Sims, Thomas
Married Elizabeth Tener - family of Samuel Younkin
24th Iowa Infantry, Company D
Spangler, Franklin D.
Married Caroline "Carrie" Schrock - family of Daniel and Mahala (Younkin) Schrock
54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Swarner, Henry
1st Battery, Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Sweitzer, Jesse

29th Pennsylvania Infantry
Tansey, William Parker
Married Margaret Younkin - family of Rudolph "Ralph" Younkin
24th Iowa Infantry, Company D
Tipton, Noah
61st Pennsylvania Infantry
Tressler, Samuel

Married Catherine “Katy” Younkin - family of George Washington "Wash" Younkin
99th Pennsylvania Infantry
Trimpey, John S.

142nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Watson, Calvin G.

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

81st Illinois Infantry
Wigle, William Henry Harrison
Married Mary Catherine Younkin - family of Isaac Younkin
89th Indiana Infantry
Wiltrout, Adam Son of James and Ellen "Nellie" (Younkin) Wiltrout 14th Wilsconsin Infantry
Wiltrout, Samuel Son of James and Ellen "Nellie" (Younkin) Wiltrout 11th Wisconsin Infantry
Wright, Lyman Married Samantha Jane Weimer - family of Sarah (Younkin) Weimer King 1st Iowa Infantry, 35th Iowa Infantry, 15th Veteran Reserve Corps
Son of Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin
5th Iowa Cavalry
Younkin, Aaron
Possibly son of  Simon & Anna (Bishop) Younkin
[?]
Son of Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin
124th Illinois Infantry
Son of Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin
11th Kansas Cavalry
Son of Jacob J. and Dorcas (Hartzell) Younkin
171st Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Benjamin Franklin
Son of Samuel and Rachel (Deitz) Younkin
[?]
Younkin, Charles
Son of 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**
20th Indiana Infantry
Son of Charles L. and Nancy (Henry) Younken
1st West Virginia Cavalry
Younkin, Elijah B.
[?] - married Caroline Lambert
207th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Foster H.
1st Battalion, Pennsylvania Infantry
Youngkin, Frank
[?]
[?]
Son of Charles and Jane (Johnson) Younkin
6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Son of Jacob and Sarah “Salome” (Weimer) Younkin Jr.
52nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of George and Nancy (Johnson) Younkin
97th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Henry
Son of 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
Son of John M. and Laura (Minerd) Younkin
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Charles L. and Nancy (Henry) Younken
140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin
Kansas State Militia
Youngkin, Jerome
Son of Abraham and Sarah (Montgomery) Younkin
21st Ohio Infantry
Youngkin, Joel R.
Capt. Evans Company, Illinois Cavalry
Youngkin, John Cyrus Killian
Son of John Frackenthal and Harriet (Danforth) Youngken
[?]
Younkin, John F.
13th Indiana Cavalry
Younkin, John F. (1)
[?]
[?]
Younkin, John F. (2)
[?]
[?]
Younkin, John Franklin
24th Iowa Infantry, Company D
Son of Yankee John and Nancy (Hartzell) Younkin
29th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, John H.
[?]
[?]
Younkin, John W.
[?]
[?]
Son of Jacob “of John” and Eleanor (Chambers) Younkin
85th Pennsylvania Infantry
Youngkin, John
Connected with Hannah Ritter (?)
[?]
Younkin, John Deitz
Son of Samuel and Rachel (Deitz) Younkin
135th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, John T.
Son of Isaac and Margaret (Penrod) Younkin
[?]
Younkin, John (a.k.a. Jonkins)
Connected with Helena "Lena" Fuchs (?)
[?]
Younkins, Lewis*
Son of William & Mary (Spiker) Younkins
4th West Virginia Infantry
Younkin, Michael**
20th Indiana Infantry
Younkins, Michael
Married Elcy Bowser
78th Pennsylvania Infantry
Son of Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin
11th Kansas Cavalry
Younkin, Norman D.*
16th Iowa Infantry
Younkin, Reuben A.*
Son of Aaron & Mary “Polly” (George) Younkin
153rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Ross F.
30th Indiana Infantry
Younkin, S.W.
[?]
7th Tennessee Cavalry (Confederate)
Son of George and Nancy (Johnson) Younkin
12th West Virginia Infantry
Younkin, Samuel
Connected with Lizzie [?]
[?]
Son of Henry F. and Mary (King) Younkin
116th Pennsylvania Infantry
Younkin, Simon
Married Anna Bishop
2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Younkin, Singleton “Sink”**
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
Son of Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin
112th Illinois Infantry
Younkin, William C.
[?] - married Elizabeth Adams
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Son of 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 2017-2019 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.