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

Rebecca Young

Female Abt 1740 - Bef 1785  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Young 
    Born Abt 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1785  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022316  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Young,   b. 1706, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F10302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ninian Beall Magruder,   b. 22 Nov 1735, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1809, Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Bef 1760  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F09645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not named in mothers 1785 will
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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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