Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Young

Male 1706 - 1779  (73 years)


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  • Name William Young 
    Born 1706  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Nov 1779  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016362  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father William Young,   b. 1675,   d. 27 Jun 1733, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Mary Bishop,   b. 1692, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1705/06  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Birckhead,   b. 17 Jun 1710, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Young,   b. 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. William Young,   b. Aft 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1791 and 5 Oct 1793, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years)
     3. Abraham Young,   b. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     4. Eleanor Young,   b. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Susannah Young,   b. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     6. John Young,   b. Aft 1730,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     7. Rebecca Young,   b. Abt 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     8. Sarah Young,   b. Bef 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
     9. Elizabeth Young,   b. Between 1758 and 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F10317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 63
      William Young, 70: 30: 22:
      Elianor Young, 68: 35
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      Folio 120 WILLIAM YOUNG PG 05/20/1779 11/16/1779
      "tho weak in Body
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Eleanor Young --wife
      -to have testator's dwelling plantation beginning at the beginning tree of the said land and running thence to the end of 250 perches thence. . crossing the land thence . . . to have for her natural life
      -to have the remainder of the personal estate for her natural life and to dispose of as she pleases.
      2. William Young --son
      -at widow's decease to have the land left to her
      -to have 1/2 of a tract of land called "Wilson's Delay" cont. 204 acres
      -to have Negro boy "Tom" -to have Negro girl "Henne"
      -named executor of the will along w/ testator's son Abraham
      3. Abraham Young --son
      -should William die w/out heirs, then to have the land left to testator's widow after her decease
      -to have the remainder of the tract of land called "Knock" along w/ all that tract or parcel of land he is now possessed of lying on Wats Branch called "Partnership"
      -to have Negroes "Adam" "Cate" "Ana" and "Isaac"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn., 2 cows and calves
      4. John Young --son
      -to have the remainder of "Wilson's Delay" cont. 204 acres and the division between the two halves to remain the same
      5. Elizabeth Wheeler --daughter
      -to have Negroes "Rachel" "Bob" and "Sarah"
      -to have 25 pounds in cash
      6. Eleanor Wallace --daughter
      -to have Negro boy "James" which she now has in her possession
      7. John Wallace --son
      -to have Negro boy "George"
      8. Mary Wallace --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Dafnie"
      9. Rebekah Magruder --daughter -to have 5 shillings
      10. Susannah Wallace --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings
      11. Sarah O'Neal --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings
      12. William Conn --grandson
      -to have the sum of 25 pounds
      13. Eleanor (Conn?) --granddaughter (sister of William)
      Jane (Conn ?) --granddaughter (sister of William)
      -to have the sum of 10 pounds each
      14. Walter Evans, Jonathan Slater
      -to help widow divide the estate should any differences arise
      Witnesses: Walter Evans, William Cossey (mark), Henry Berkley
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      YOUNG, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co. 22 Sep, 1755; 8 Sep, 1760
      To children: William, John, Hugh and Margaret Young, stock.
      To dau. Margaret Young the land I bought of Samuel Magruder, called Good Luck, whereon I now live.
      To sons John and Hugh Young, land I bought of Samuel Collard and wife, lying In Frederick County, called Duke's Wood, 530 A, I give my 4 children: William,, John, Hugh and Margaret Young, to be equally divided between them remainder of estate. My young son Wm. Young, not of age, or that he is an incapable person, his pt. left In hands of his bro. John, who will assist him at a living.
      Ex: Son John.
      Wit: William Willett, John Clagett, James Gibson. 31.52
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      YOUNG, MARGARET, Prince George's Co. 7 Jan. 1775 17 Feb, 1775
      To bros: John Young and Hugh Young, tract part of "Good Luck" which my father bought of Samuel Magruder and willed to me to them equally,
      To bro, William Young, wearing apparel.
      To bro, Hugh Young, ex., residue of my estate,
      Wit: Lewis Jones; Robert Shurlock; James Gibson, 40, 328
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      YOUNG, HUGH, Prince George's Co. 25 June 1775; 31 July 1775
      To bro. John Young, ex., part of tract in Frederick County willed to me by my father William Young, called "Duke Wood," and tract willed to me by my sister Margaret Young, called "Goodluck," also all slaves, stock, furniture, provided he give to our brother Wm. Young a handsome living for life.
      To James Gibson, Stock.
      Wit: John Cross; William Keadle; Henry Law. 40, 424
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 106. At the request of William Young the following Deed was enrolled November 4, 1784
      Indenture made November 1, 1784; Peter Young of Montgomery County, Maryland son of William Young, Jr., deceased in consideration of 450 pounds specie paid by William Young son of William Young, Sr., has sold all his rights to a tract lying in PGCo called the "Nock" containing 175 acres and beginning on the north side of the Eastern Branch at a white oak it being the southwest corner tree of land laid out for Andrew Clark. Signed Peter Young in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Abraham Boyd

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