Person:Hugh Young (3)

Hugh Young
b.Est. 1693-1707 County Antrim, Ireland
m. Est. 1692-1695
  1. Hugh YoungEst 1693-1707 - AFT 1765
  2. Sarah Young1695 -
  3. John YoungAbt 1700 - ABT 1783
  4. Jane Youngest 1710-1715 - Aft 1752
  5. Robert Young, Sr.1711 - 1762
  6. James Young, of Beverley Manor, Augusta County, VAAft 1711 - bef 1790
  7. Rebecca Youngabt 1712/13 -
  8. William YoungEst 1717-1722 - 1818
  1. Thomas YoungABT 1733 - 1763
  2. Hugh YoungABT 1735 -
  3. Capt. John Young1737 - 1824
  4. Mary Young1743 -
Facts and Events
Name Hugh Young
Gender Male
Birth? Est. 1693-1707 County Antrim, Ireland
Alt Birth? WFT Est 1693-1707 County Antrim, Ireland
Death? AFT 1765 Augusta County, Virginia

Hugh Young was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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:

  • Hugh Young acqired 586 acres in "Beverley Manor" in 1746, as shown on the J.R. Hildebrand Map. According to research done by James Kimball Young, the original grant, showing the acquisition for "586 acres for 17 pounhds, 11 shillings, and 7 pence on 10 March 1746 and recorded on 14 Apr. 1747" was still in existence in 1933, but has since been misplaced or lost.
  • Page 547.--28th February, 1749. Same (Grant from William Beverley) to Hugh Young, farmer, 200 acres in Beverley Manor, joining his former survey. Pat Martin's line. Corner Pickin's old place; William McClintock's line. Teste: John Brown.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 376.—20th May, 1776. Hugh Young and Agness to their son, John Young. Teste: James Hughes. (# of acres not listed)

Records in Augusta County, VA

  • 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 Young.
  • 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.

Information on Hugh Young

Hugh Young and Agnes Sitlington were cousins.

Hugh YOUNG 1 Born: , co. Antrim, IRE Marriage: Agnes STITLINGTON , co. Antrim, IRE Died: After 1765, , Augusta Co., VA 2

General Notes:

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.

Hugh married Agnes STITLINGTON in , co. Antrim, IRE.



1 Jebavy, Sharon Young, Descendants of Sir John Lamont and Mary Young Lamont at, (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: