Joseph Young (1843-1926) was a Methodist minister in Ontario. He was born in August Township, Canada West (Ontario), and studied at Albert College (Belleville). He was first received on trial as an exhorter and local preacher by the Cannington official board in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was ordained in 1869. His active ministry was divided between Bay of Quinte and Toronto Conferences (Aultsville (1869-1871), Lyn, Brockville (1872), Ottawa District (1873-1876), Picton & Hallowell (1877), W.C. Hallowell (1878), Kingston District (1879-1881), W.C. Cobourg (1882-1884), Thornbury (1905-1909), Marksdale (1909-1912). He retired in 1912 but continued to serve mission churches for many more years, such as Hobbs Memorial and Glenmount Churches in Toronto. He died July 30th, 1926.