John Young

11 December 1804–1 April 1900 (Age 95)
Rowan County, North Carolina

The Life of John

When John Young was born on 11 December 1804, his father, Jacob Young, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Rickard, was 23. He married Martha " Betsey" Bradley about 1821, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 April 1900, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

John Young
1804–1900
Martha " Betsey" Bradley
1801–1904
Marriage: about 1821
Sussana Young
1822–1893
Febey Young
1827–
Betsy Young
1828–1928
Godfrey Young
1830–1855
Hiram Young
1832–1861
Peter B. Young
1834–1863
Jacob B Young
1836–1900
Margaret Elizabeth Young
1837–1906
Manoah Young
1839–
Mahala Young
1840–
Feney Young
1841–

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1900Male

    Martha " Betsey" Bradley

    Female1801–1904Female

MARRIAGE
about 1821
North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Sussana Young

    Female1822–1893Female

    Febey Young

    Female1827–Female

    Betsy Young

    Female1828–1928Female

    Godfrey Young

    Male1830–1855Male

    Hiram Young

    Male1832–1861Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

Age 13

Historical Boundaries 1817: Pike, Indiana, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Young, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Young, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Butler in entry for David Young and Elizabeth Hawkins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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