Asa Young

about 1830–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Young was born about 1830, in Virginia, United States, his father, William D. Young, was 31 and his mother, Matilda Davis, was 27. He married Ann Smith on 24 February 1859, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Harrison, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Lewis, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Asa Young
1830–
Ann Smith
1836–
Marriage: 24 February 1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1859
Lewis, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William D. Young

    Male1799–1857Male

    Matilda Davis

    Female1803–1879Female

siblings

(9)

    George Young

    Male1824–Male

    Glen Young

    Male1827–Male

    Lucinda Young

    Female1829–Female

    Male1830–Male

    Aaron Bell Young

    Male1832–1915Male

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 14

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 31

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Asa Young in household of Matilda Young, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Asa Young in household of Aaron B Young, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Asa Young, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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