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Frederick Young

 (born 1859)
Frederick Grant Young was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Frederick Young is known for still life painting.

Frederick Young

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Born 1859 in Massachussetts as Alfred O'Connor, his name was changed to Frederick Grant Young, as a result of an adoption and at the age of 19, as recorded in a decree dated May 27, 1878. 

Frederick Young was living in Boston as noted in the 1880 census.  In 1894 he is listed in the Haverhill, Massachusetts directory with his home city shown as Groveland, Massachusetts and listed as artist.   By that time he was also known to have traveled to England and Belgium.

In the newspaper Richfield Springs Daily of Richfield, New York, dated August 20, 1894, Fred Grant Young is noted as having a studio in the Spring House Annex.  He also had recently published a book of 9 short stories titled Day Dreams and Night Mares.

Submitted by Edward Bentley, Art Researcher from Lansing, Michigan

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About  Frederick Young

Born:  1859 - Massachusetts
Known for:  still life painting