m. ABT 1730
Facts and Events
John Young was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Information on John Young
John YOUNG Born: Abt 1730, , , IRE Christened: 19 Jul 1741, Gilbert Campbell's House, Augusta Co, VA 1 Marriage: Agnes Elizabeth DAVIS Died: After 1762, of Augusta Co., VA 2 3
John was deeded 295 acres of land by his father Robert in 1755 and 265 more in 1759. (CL-562) He had a son James and 3 daughters.
The following records from Chalkley might apply to this John Young: Page 72.--19th January, 1776. James Anderson's will--To wife, Jean; to son, John, 5 shillings; to son, George, 5 shillings; to son, James, 5 shillings; to daughter, Agnis, 5 shillings; to daughter, Jane, 5 shillings; to son, Samuel, whole estate; to son Samuel's son, James, 200 acres, infant. Executors. George Moffett and John Young. Teste: John Blair, Isaac Carson. Peter Challe. Proved, 15th June, 1779, by Blair and Carson. Executors refused, administration granted Samuel.
Page 166.--14th July, 1776. James Gamble's will--To wife, Agness, tract cor. Alex. Blair; cor. the land that was Alex. Craig, Sr.'s; the spring house that belonged to Alex. Craig, Jr.; cor. John Young; cor. James Anderson; to son, Robert, tract cor. Alex. Blair, cor. Alex Craig, Sr.; to son, John, land on both sides Middle River; to daughters, Sarah, Agness, Elizabeth, Esther. Executors, John Poage and beloved brother Thomas Bell and son Robert Gamble. Teste: James Bell, William Frame, William Young. Proved, 15th May, 1781, by the witnesses, and Robert Gamble qualifies. 3
John married Agnes Elizabeth DAVIS.
2. John Young b. County Antrim, Northern Ireland before 1740 m. Agnes Elizabeth Davis, remained in Augusta Co., VA, had four children: Susanna b. 1750, m. James Gilliland June 13, 1768 in St. James Church, Lancester, PA, he d. 1810, she d. June 12, 1842 in VA (Rockingham Co.?); Agnes Elizabeth m. George Lemmon; and Janette/Jane b. Sept. 16, 1755 m. Capt. Joseph Haynes Oct 9, 1779, she d. June 23, 1827.; and James who d. in Alexandria, VA.