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William Young

Male Aft 1677 - 1719  (< 40 years)


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  • Name William Young 
    Birth Aft 1677  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 17 Mar 1719  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32552  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father William Young,   b. Bef 1645, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jan 1698, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Williamson,   b. Abt 1683, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1751, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1699  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Williamson Young,   b. Bef 1705, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jul 1750, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Henry Young,   b. Bef 1709, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jul 1750, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 41 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Young,   b. Abt 1711, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1737, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Catherine Young,   b. Abt 1713, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1718, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 6 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Mary Young,   b. Abt 1715, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1718, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 4 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. John Young,   b. Abt 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1749, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 32 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F21166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Title Young [Younge], William.
      Publication 1718.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note Page 87-89. Will pro. 17 Mar. 1718.
      Page 105-112. Inv. & appr. rec. 18 Aug. 1719.
      Page 211-212. Inv. & appr. rec. 20 Sept. 1720.
      Note Wills, etc., No. 3, 1717-1721 (Reel 40)
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 87-89.
      Will of William Younge of Essex County, So.Farnham Parrish, being sick and weak in body, dated 19 Dec. 1718.
      My track or dividend of land whearon I now live be equally. divided between my two sons William Younge and Henry Younge beginning at the small hickories.on Rappahanock River side in a neck of woodland ground over a small creek my dwelling house and quarter standing at the head of the said neck and so along a line of marked trees made and marked by me (before Richd. Bush, Richd. Carter, John Coutance and John Ewing) to the abovesaid creake to the head line of the said dividend of 398 acres, being formerly granted to Henry Soanes. The one moiety or equal part whereon my house I now live in stands I give to my son William Younge, the other part to my son Henry Younge, not debarring my wife of her right of dower.
      My dear and loving wife Katharine Younge, the best bed and furniture in my house and £5 sterling.
      All my Negroes and my personall estate be appraised by three honest men chosen by my executors....
      My son John Younge shall have all that track or dividend of land which was bequeathed unto me by James, Marsh, deceased.
      After my Negroes and personal estate is appraised it be equally divided between my wife (she having her legasie first paid) and six children named William Younge, Elizabeth Younge, Henry Younge, Mary Younge, Kate Younge and John Younge, my wife to enjoy her part dureing her naturall life and then to be equally divided amongst my six children.
      The child which my wife is now bigg with if it should be a male child, all that track or dividend of land which I bought of William Smith being 156 acres joyning unto my land, but in case should be a female then to be equally divided between my two sons William Young and Henry Younge.
      My wife keep the children and their estates untill they come to age to take their own estates.
      My loving wife executrix and my son William Younge and my son Henry Younge executors.
      Unto my cozen Richard Carter my horse named Wanton.
      Will Young
      Wit: Benja. Morris, John Hayes, John Goare', Richd. Carter. 17 March1718 [1719]. Presented in Court by Katherine Young. Proved by Benja. Morris, John Hayes and Richd. Carter.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 211-12. Capt. Wm. Young. Additional inventory.
      Receipts from Richard Carter, Richard Jones, Wm. Smith, James Webb, James Turner, Thomas Dean, Capt. Covington, John Goare, John Camell, Wm. Gatewood, Mr. Cleaton, Mr. Fantleroy.
      Signed by Catherine Young.
      20 Sept. 1720. Returned.
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      === father
      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 139-140
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, I WILLIAM YOUNG of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex bequeathing my body to be decently buried (by mine Exr. or Exrs. hereafter specified) and my Soul to God that gave it in sure & certain hope of a resurrection to eternall life through Jesus Christ our Lord & Saviour do make constitute ordaine & declare this my last Will & Testa,mt., & none other, I being of a capable minde & disposeing memory blessed be God. And now for the settling of my temporal Estate & such goods chattells & debts (as it hath pleased God) far above my merits to bestow upon me, I do order give & dispose ye same in manner & form as followeth.
      Imprs: I give & bequeath unto my Daughter, CATHERINE YOUNG, the full & just sum of Fivetie pounds Sterling to be paid about Twelve months after ye sd CATHARINEs Marriage;
      Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughter, ELIZABETH YOUNG, ye full sum of One hundred pounds Sterling to be paid at two equall payments thus fivetie pounds at the expiracon of ye first year after she is marryed & fivetie pounds after ye expiracon of ye next year after the sd. Marriage;
      Item. I give and bequeath unto these five (my Daughters) ANN COVINGTON, SARAH MOTTRAM, MARY CONTANCEAN & CATHARINE YOUNG all that money & goods of mine that lies in England or elsewhere out of Virginia to be equally divided betwixt ye sd Daughters, & likewise Twenty four thousand pounds of sweetscented tobacco & caske to be equally divided betwixt them and paid by my Sonne, WILLIAM YOUNG, at Eighty thousand per annum and that ye whole payment be ended or compleated within three yeares: And furthermore tis my desire that my four sd. Daughters (out of ye production of ye monies & tobaccoes aforemenconed) do contribute buy & deliver unto MARY, the Wife of RICHARD CARTER, a Negro either man or woman according to her own election & acceptacon and this is to be paid & compleated within three years after my decease
      Item I give and bequeath all ye rest of my estate both personal! and real moveable & immoveable unto my said Sonne, WILLIAM, and his heirs forever, he paying & dischargeing ye afore specified Legacies
      Item. I constitute or appoint my sd, Sonne, WILLIAM, one of my Exrs, as also RICHD, COVINGTON, SPENCER MO1TRAM & PETER CONTANCEAU, to be Ws, with my sd. Sonne to see this my Will p:formed & kept till he shall arrive to ye age of Twenty one years & thus acknowledging this to be my last Will & Testament; In Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand & subfiied my settle this thirtieth day of November Anno Salutis one thousand six hundred ninety & seven
      Signed & sealed in ye pr:sence of us
      ROBERT LUMPKIN, WILL: YOUNG
      JOHN BALL,
      RICH: _ COLLECT
      Prov'd in Essex County Court by ye oathes of JNO: BALL & ROBT. LUMPKIN ye 10th day of Janry: 1697
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 105-12. Capt. Wm. Young. Inventory. 29 May and 6 June 1719. Made pursuant to order of 20 May 1719. Presented: by Madam Catherine Young. Total valuation [£1170.5.7] including 25 Negroes valued at £637. Signed by. Catherine (X) Young.
      Leo. Hill
      Isaac Webb
      Pr. Godfrey
      18 Aug. 1719. Returned.

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      1699-1702 Essex Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: Page 115)
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 11th of March 1701/2
      - The suite betweene HENRY SMITH, Admr. of MARY, his late Wife deced, who was the Widow of RICHARD CARTER deced, Plt. and WILLIAM YOUNG, RICHARD COVINGTON and PETER CANTANCDAN, Surviveing Exrs. of Mr. WILLIAM YOUNG deced, Defts. at the Defts. request referred to the next Court
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      1699-1702 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 33
      Essex County Court 11th of April 1700
      - Certificate according to Act of Assembly is granted to WM. YOUNG for Two hundred acres of Land due for ye importacon of Four persons into this Colony by name PATRICK BALL, JNO: CILMON, KATH: FITZGERRALD & JOHN UIN
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      1699-1702 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 80
      Essex County Court 10th of May 1701
      - It appearing that a bastard Child path been borne on the body of KATH: FITZGERRALD, Servant woman to Mr. WM. YOUNGE & in regard to the loss & trouble her sd Master has sustainld by her haveing the sd bastard, its ordered that she serve one year after her time by Indenture or custome is expired according to Law
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 297
      11. Nov. 1706. Bond of Thomas Meriwether unto William Young and Katherine his Wife, executrix, and Robert Bird and Frances his wife, executrix also of the last will of Edwd. Thomas late of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County £447 sterling.. Judgment granted in Essex County Court against Thomas Meriwetheter for £223.10. Meriwether, had an appeal granted him to the next General Court, giving security, Francis Meriwether.
      Thomas Meriwether
      Francis Meriwether
      Wit: Richard Buckner, John Hawkins.
      11 Nov, 1706. Acknowledged
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 434-36.
      28 March 1707.. William Young of Farnham Parish, Essex County, Gent. and Katherine his wife one of the daughters of Henry Williamson, late of, same parish, to Thomas Meriwether, of same, Gent. For £100. Moiety or half part of all the lands and plantations devised by the last will of Henry Williamson unto his daughter Elizabeth Meriwether, deceased and in case of her death to the said Katherine Young and Frances Bird his two other daughters, which said moiety being about 400 acres.:
      Will Young.-
      Katherine (X) Young
      Wit: Francis Meriwether, Mary (Mary) Webster .
      11 July, 1707. Acknowledged.by William Young and Katherine Young wife to the said William.
      25 March 1707. Bond of William Young of Farham Parish, Essex,. County, Gent. , to Thomas Meriwether of same. For £200. To make conveyance.
      Will Young
      Wit: Francis Meriwether, Mary (Mary Webster
      11 July 1707. Acknowledged.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 27-28.
      11 Oct. 1706. Whereas several laws have confirmed to this county 50 acres for a town and John Catlett,
      Richard Covington, Thomas Meriwether and William Tomlin, Gent., are by order of Essex County Court appointed feoffees in trust, Richard Covington and Thomas Meriwether to William Young. For 170 pounds of tobacco. One half acre or lott in the Burgh of Tappahannock, numbered four.
      Rent, one ounce of flax seed and two ounces of hemp seed on 10 October annually.
      Richard Covington
      Tho. Meriwether
      Wit: Ja. Alderson, Rice Jones.
      10 Oct. 1707. Acknowledged.
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      1706-1713 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 655
      Northumberland County Court - March 17, 1710
      Ordered that the Sheriff Summon Mr. WILLIAM YOUNG Guardian in Soccage to JOHN CANTANCEAU a Minor and Orphan of PETER CANTANCEAU Gent. late of this County deceased to make his appearance at the next Court to give in Security as the Law directs for the said Orphan's Estate.

      === bondsman
      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 48. Bond. £500 Sterl. 8 May 1712. John Seager Admr. Est. of Winefred Webb, decd.
      Wit: signed John Seager
      Robert Jones Will Young
      Zach Lewis Benj ffisher
      Recorded 8 May 1712.
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 458. Deed. 21 June 1715. "John Massey eldest son and heir of John Massey late of Essex County decd" sells to Wm and Katherine Young, Robert and ffrances Ransom, 150 acres in So. Farn. Par., "it being formerly Exchanged by my dec'd father with Capt Edward Thomas" for another paroel of land 30 Sept. 1689.
      Wit:
      Wm Montague Senr Signed John Massey
      Benja ffisher
      Jno Billups Rec. 21st Feb. 1715/6.
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 458. Lease and Release. 20 - 21 Feb. 1715/16. "William Young of Southfarnham parish in the County of Essex Gent and Katherine his wife, and Robert Ransom of St Stephens parish in the County of King & Queen Gent and ffrances his wife sell Peter Richeson of Abington parish in the County of Gloucester Gent a plantation and appurtenances of 306 acres in South Farnham parish. Tho aforesd Wm Young and Katherine his wife and Robert Ransone and, ffrances his wife in right of them the sd. Katherine and Frances are seized in fee of this 306 acres, adj. the Dragon Swamp at the lower end of Essex Co which was formerly the land of Edward Thomas late of Essex Co., and known as Thomas's Quarter,which land the sd Edward Thomas by his will proved 10 Nov. 1699 was given to Elizaboth Merewether, and which at her death descended to them.
      Wit:
      John Evans Signed Will Young
      Wm Smith Katherine x Young
      Wm x Hudson Robert Ransom
      ffra: Ransom
      Rec. 21 Fob. 1715/16
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 485. Power of Atty. 14 Feb. 1715/16. William Hudson and Rebecca his wife and Edward Hudson son of sd William of So. Farn, Par., to Wm Young to ack. deed of Lease and Release and bond to John Evans for 160 acres of land.
      Wit: Signed Willm x Hudson
      Richd Ireland Rebecca x Hudson,
      Paschal Greenhill Edward Hudson
      Wm Smith
      Rec. 22 Feb. 1715/16
      === exe
      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 523. Will of Timothy Driscoll of Essex Co Dated 14 Sept. 1715. Prob. 15 May 1716.
      bequeve my sole to the Lord that gave it me"
      To wife Katherine Driscoll "my whole Estate Reighall personall dureing her neightorall Life". At her death or if she remarry as follows:
      To James Marsh a negro boy, if he d.s.p. to Wm Young Junior.
      To "Timothy Driscoll Juner Godson to the sd Timothy Driscoll Sen'or" four negroes. If he d.s.p. a negro to Richard Carter and three negroes to James Coatleland.
      To James Marsh 1/3 of Crop for 8 years, money, etc.
      To Timothy Driscoll personal estate.
      William Young sole exor.
      Wit:
      Richard Carter Signed Timothy Driscoll
      Sarah x Harwar
      James Marsh
      15 May 1716 proved by oaths of Wm Young, Gent., Exor., and Richard Carter and James Marsh Evidences.
      15 Jan. 1716/17 further proved by Sarah Hamar.
      === exe
      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 525. Bond. 15 May 1716. £400. Sterl.. Wm. Young as Exor of Timothy Driscoll, deceased. Essex County Justices listed in this bond are: ffrancis Gouldman, Joseph Smith, Henry Robinson, Wm Daingerfield, The Waring, Augt. Smith and Tho Cattlet.
      Wit: Signed Will Young
      Ralph Gough Richd Covington
      Salvator Muscoe
      Rec, 15 May 1716.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 5. Will of James Marsh of Essex County, dated 11 Jan. 1717/18.
      To William Young, Senr., my execiqtr all that tract of land that now I live on with houses and orchards thereunto appertaining.
      To John Goare all my estate after my just ,debts
      William Young my whole excutr.
      James (X) Marsh
      Wit: John Hayes, John (J 0) Callicote, Elizabeth (E) Joans.
      18 Feb, 1717 [1718]. Presented in Court by Wm. Young. Proved by John Hayes, John Callicote and Elizabeth Joans.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 135-38. John Waters. Inventory. 8 May 1712. Presented by Capt. Wm. Young and Katherine Price, the relict of Jno. Waters, executors. Made persuant to order of 13 March

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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 233-37.
      19-20 Sept. 1720. Catherine Young of South farnham Parish, Essex County, widow, and Frances Ransome, widow and relict of Robert Ransome, dec., late of King and Queen County, to John Bush of South farnham Parish, planter. Lease and release; for 4000 pounds of sweet scented tobacco. 500 acres, part of 714 acres formerly granted to Mr. Edward Thomas by pattent 23 April 1688, it being part of the residue after 200 acres formerly conveyed to John Massey is allowed for ... in Southfarnham Parish
      Catherine (X) Young
      Frances (F R) Ransom
      Wit: Pr. Godfrey, Richd. Covington; Jno. (H) Hoskins.
      20 Sept 1720. Acknowledged by Katherine Young and Frances, Ransone

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