Person:William Young (29)

William Young
b.Abt 1695
  1. William YoungAbt 1695 - Bef 1747
  • HWilliam YoungAbt 1695 - Bef 1747
  • WMartha Emmons1697/98 - Bef 1722
m. 12 Apr 1717
  1. William Young1717 - 1721
  2. Martha Young1719 - 1721
  • HWilliam YoungAbt 1695 - Bef 1747
  • WSusannah CottonBet 1695 & 1700 - Bef 1736
m. 27 May 1722
  1. Elizabeth Young1723 - 1798
  2. Joseph Young1729/30 - Bef 1769
  • HWilliam YoungAbt 1695 - Bef 1747
  • WHannah Dyer1712 -
m. 26 Sep 1736
Facts and Events
Name William Young
Gender Male
Birth[2] Abt 1695
Marriage 12 Apr 1717 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Martha Emmons
Marriage 27 May 1722 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United Statesto Susannah Cotton
Marriage 26 Sep 1736 Boston, Suff., Massachusettsto Hannah Dyer
Death[1] Bef 25 May 1747 Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871. (American Ancestors, 2014)
    Case 26031: William Young 1747.

    Will of "William Young of Hopkinton ... Cordwainer" dated 16 Apr 1747, proved 25 May 1747, names wife Hannah; friend Rev. Samuel Barrett of Hopkinton; son Joseph [under age, under care of Rev. Samuel Barrett]; daughter Elizabeth. Rev. Samuel Barrett and daughter Elizabeth to be executors.
    (Undated, appraisers sworn 2 Jun 1747, sworn to 18 Sep 1747): Inventory of Mr W'm Young of Hopkinton Dec'd: not totaled, by John Jones, Henry Mellen, Eben'r Kimball.
    (Undated, warrant 18 Mar 1750): Appraisal of real estate of William Young Late of Hopkinton decesed, set off to Hannah Young widow her thirds. Countersigned by Hannah Young, Elisebath Hall, Joseph Young.
    11 Mar 1768: Complaint of Joseph Young that estate of father William Young Late of Hopkinton remains unsettled after repeated complaints.
    14 Sep 1772: Request of Rev. Samuel Barrett for help settling estate.
    15 Oct 1772: Report that widow and daughter Elizabeth cannot agree on third of three commissioners to review accounts.
    4 Jan 1773: Report of commissioners reviewing Mr Barrett's accounting. Some items marked unreasonable, request for proof of one payment.
    23 Mar 1773: Account of Jacob Gibbs in behalf of Rev'd Mr. Sam'l Barrett reasonable, including payments to widow Hannah Young and heirs Mrs. Hall and Joseph Young. Claims of Elisha Hall in behalf of wife Eliz'a as co-executrix reasonable.
    Undated, probably 1772 or 1773, judge's note: shows list of heirs of W'm Young deceased, widow Hannah - deceased, Elizabeth Hall, Joseph Young - deceased.

  2. There are many articles in Source:Utah Genealogical Association. Genealogical Journal (Utah Genealogical Association : Salt Lake City, Utah) indicating that William's parentage is unknown. Vol. 1, p. 67: "William Young ... has managed to keep phis parentage so closely hidden that his present descendants are unable to get behind him. ... four William Youngs in the Old South Church ... Two of them married wives named Hannah ... two of the four Williams following this useful and profitable pioneer occupations [cordwainer]". Vol. 25, p. 127 lists ten Young families that a person should research in attempts to identify William's parents.