John Yingling, Jr.

Born: circa 1750 - Piney Creek Hundred in present Carroll County, Maryland
Died: April 11, 1836 - Piney Creek Hundred, Maryland
Buried: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland
 
Service: John Yingling, Jr. served on the patriot side during the Revolutionary War. John was an Associator in Frederick County in 1775.
 
Family: John was the second son of John Yingling (1719-1774), and the seventh child of 14 born in this family. He married Catherine, who died about six months after the birth of their last son. His lengthy Will was probated in Frederick, Maryland. John owned land containing 153 acres with a log dwelling, log barn, and a springhouse with a never-failing spring near the dwelling and a large orchard with excellent fruit. It is also noted that his son, John Yingling III, joined the patriotic forces and marched in the defense of Baltimore and participated in the Battle of North Point during the War of 1812.
 
Source: The Maryland Historical Magazine Vol. XI, Baltimore 1916