(1839-) Born in Biddeford 04/08/1839. Kept Yates House at Biddeford Pool. Managed the Biddeford Opera House, 1906. Daughter married James Rundle. From Yates Genealogy, p.39-40.
Son Henry, age 16, fell from Gooch Island bridge and drowned. From Samuel Merrill diary 04/08/1842.
Son of Benjamin & Elizabeth Bibighaus of Pennsylvania/New Jersey, married to Esther Crowley. Amateur writer & historian, wrote histories of the Pepperell Manufacturing Company and other New England businesses and A History and stories of Biddeford. Home at 5 Amherst Street. Died at age 84 following a lengthy illness. Served as Librarian at McArthur Public Library for 30 years; retired in 1967. Obit BJ 09/08/1970 p.2 c.2. See also BJ 09/15/1970, p.1 c.6.
Yorke, Esther C.
Wife of Dane Yorke, home at 5 Amherst Street. Died in a Biddeford hospital after long illness. Obit BJ 12/22/1969, p.2 c.1.
Youland, William E.
(1854-1917) Came to Biddeford in 1893 and opened Youland & Company Department Store at 184 + 186 Main Street. Active in city government and community groups. See Bickford’s Local landmarks, p.27. Story of his part in development of southern resort in Lakeview, NC, see BWJ 04/22/1910, p.2 c.1-3. Obit BWJ 03/09/1917, p.8 c.4, will & estate see BWJ 03/23/1917, p.8 c.6 and 06/22/1917, p.8 c.2.
Of this town died three weeks ago 08/23/1827. From Samuel Merrill diary, p.114.
Young, Lewis (Captain)
Came home from Boston 2 weeks ago with a fever and died 04/11/1817. From Samuel Merrill diary, p.65.