Person:John Young (182)

John Young
b.ABT 1730 Ireland
m. ABT 1730
  1. John YoungABT 1730 - AFT 1762
  2. Samuel YoungABT 1732 - AFT 1790
  3. James Young1737/38 - 1796
  4. Mary YoungABT 1740/41 -
  5. Robert Young, Jr.BEF 1742/43 -
  6. William Young1745 - AFT 1826
  7. Margaret Young1746 -
  8. Hugh Young1747 - AFT 1766
  9. Joseph YoungABT 1751 - 1829
m. est. 1750
  1. Susannah Young1750 - 1842
  2. James Youngest 1751-1759 -
  3. Janette 'Jane' Young1755 - 1827
Facts and Events
Name John Young
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1730 Ireland
Baptism? 19 JUL 1741 Gilbert Campbell's House, Augusta Co, Virginia
Marriage est. 1750 to Agnes Elizabeth Davis
Death? AFT 1762 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 497.--15th March, 1755. Robert Young, plantationer, to John Young, plantationer, £40, 234 acres in Beverley Manor purchased by Robert of Beverley, 27th February, 1749, on Back Creek; corner Hugh Young; John Trible's corner; corner Wm. McFeeters; James Young's corner. Delivered: James Young, March, 1758.

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

General Notes:

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.


1 Dr. Robert Frey to L.Dudick Email letters dated Feb/Mar 1999 at
2 Jebavy, Sharon Young, Email dated 2001 at
3 Lyman Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia with many extracts forwarded by Sharon Jebavey, (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).

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.