Jessie Johnson Young
Born: 1912 in Scottsville, KY
Died: December 14, 2007 in Mason City, Illinois Pen Name: N/A Connection to Illinois: Young lived in Mason City, Illinois. Biography: Jessie Johnson Young was widowed early and made the best of it, raising a young son (now a chemical engineer) by sewing for others and growing much of their own food. She says she chose to be happy and her poems and short stories, while not turning away from the unforgiving aspects of life, celebrate the moments that sustained her.
|And still-- young at heart :
ISBN: 1932278214 OCLC: 76823021 Mayhaven Pub., Mahomet, IL : ©2006.