m. Est. 1692-1695
Facts and Events
Hugh Young was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Hugh Young's land (NW, 586 acres, 1746) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note additional tract of 200 acres acquired in 1749 is adjoining this tract to the south. Two tracts acquired by Robert Young (230 acres and 530 acres, 1749), brother of Hugh Young, are ajoining each of Hugh Young's tracts, and a tract acquired by James Young, also a brother of Hugh Young is nearby, adjoining Robert Young's 230 acre tract to the south.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
Records of Hugh Young in Augusta County, VA
Information on Hugh Young
Hugh Young and Agnes Sitlington were cousins.
He and his wife (a cousin of his) immigrated to America in 1741. He lived near his brother, Robert, in Augusta Co., VA where they lived out the rest of their lives. They had 3 children. Their son Thomas was killed as a teenager at the Battle of Kerr's Creek. Their daughter, Mary, married John Cartmill. Their son John was an aid to General Washington and was an ancestor to our current day Senator, John McCain. He received a patent for his 200 acres of land in Beverly Manor (later to become Augusta Co., VA) in 1746, three years before his brothers obtained land.... and at least one more piece of land at the same time as brothers Robert and James.
Here are some of the records that pertain to a Hugh in Chalkelys. The ones from 1755 forward might belong to a different Hugh Young.
Page 109.--15th February, 1748. Jane Cook's bond as administratrix of Patrick Cook, with sureties Hugh Young, Robt. Young, John Spear;
Page 32.--25th March, 1749. John Young's estate, Dr. to James C. Young, administrator: To funeral charges, £4. To cash, by Henry Downs, Capt. Danl. McAnare. Capt. John Brown, Hugh Young, Robt. Scott, Robt. Boyd, John Davis.
Page 55.--15th May, 1754. Hugh Young's bond as guardian (appointed) to Mary and John Cook, orphans of Patrick Cook, with sureties Robert Patterson, William Hamilton.
Page 129.--19th November, 1755. James Lockhart's bond as collector of quit rents during his sheriffalty, with sureties John Brown, James Callison, David Moore, Hugh Young, James Neeley, John Lewis, Robert Christian.
Page 259.--2d March, 1753. Alexander Campbell's will--To son (youngest) Alexander, plantation testator lives on; to wife, maintenance; to daughter Florence; to daughter Mary; to daughter Jane. Executors, son William, and William Ledgerwood. Teste: Pat. Cunningham, Robt. Campbell, Walter Davis. Proved, 16th August, 1758, by Cunningham and Davis. Executors qualified with Hugh Young, Pat. Campbell.
Page 289.--7th March, 1759. John Gay's appraisement, by Alex. Galespy, Hugh Young, Samuel Young.
Page 317.--18th May, 1759. Thomas Fulton's estate settlement--Debts paid to Charles Goodall, Saml. Hodge, Robt. Gween, Thos. Weems, Hugh Youn
Page 371.--20th May, 1760. William Shannon's bond (with John Brown, Hugh Young) as administrator of James Young.
Page 493.--Whereas Robert Cowdon has for some time Past reported and said that William Ledgerwood was a convict, he does now Acknowledge it to be False Report and that he had no Grounds for saying so of him. As witness my hand this 30th day of March, 1772.--Robert Cowdon. Teste: Hugh Young, John Young.
Hugh married Agnes STITLINGTON in , co. Antrim, IRE.
1 Jebavy, Sharon Young, Descendants of Sir John Lamont and Mary Young Lamont at http://www.geocities.com/charryoung/early.html, (c2001).
2 Lyman Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia with many extracts forwarded by Sharon Jebavey, (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).
5. Hugh Young b. County Antrim, m. his cousin Agnes Sitlington in County Antrim and migrated to America in 1741. Settling next to his brother Robert in Augusta Co., VA. Hugh and Agnes lived and died in Augusta and are presumed burried in the Glebe Cemetery next to Hebron Presbyterian Church at Staunton where their son John and both of his wives are buried. Hugh and Agnes Sitlington Young had three children:
Husband's Name Hugh YOUNG (AFN:1F1L-QHD) Pedigree Born: Abt 1700 Place: , , County Antrim, Ireland Married: Abt 1725 Place: , , , Ireland Father: Mother:
Wife's Name Agnes SITTLINGTON (AFN:1F1L-QJL) Pedigree
Born: Abt 1700 Place: Ballygowan, Ballynure, County Antrim, Ireland Married: Abt 1725 Place: , , , Ireland Father: Mother:
1. Sex Name M Thomas YOUNG (AFN:1F1L-QKS) Pedigree Born: Abt 1733 Place: , , , Ireland Died: 1763 Place: , , Virginia 2. Sex Name M Hugh YOUNG (AFN:1F1L-QL1) Pedigree Born: Abt 1735 Place: , , , Ireland 3. Sex Name M John YOUNG (AFN:1F1L-QQT) Pedigree Born: 25 Mar 1737 Place: , , , Ireland Died: 5 Dec 1824 Place: