Source: North Manchester Journal, April 3, 1913


Mrs. S.P. Young passed away at her home in this city Thursday of last week after an illness that had lasted for several months. The funeral service was held Sunday morning at the United Brethren church, conducted by Rev. O.B. Wells, and was largely attended. The burial was in Oak Lawn cemetery.

Amanda Shupp was born near Bucyrus, Ohio, August 8, 1835, and died March 27, 1913, aged 77 years, 7 months and 19 days. She was married to S.P. Young, April 6, 1854, and they moved to North Manchester in 1861, residing here ever since. At the age of seventeen she united with the Methodist church, and remained in that denomination until 1896, when she changed her membership to the Untied Brethren church. She was a charter member of the lodge of Daughters of Rebekah in this city. She leaves besides her bereaved husband, one step daughter, Mrs. James Peek, of Springfield, Missouri, and a foster son, George W. Shupp, to whom she had been a mother since his own mother died when he was about two years of age. Also, a brother, J.W. Shupp, of Portland.