William Young

27 May 1764–10 June 1843 (Age 79)
Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of William

When William Young was born on 27 May 1764, in Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Job Young, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Barnes, was 19. He married Miriam Hannah Parker on 21 October 1790, in Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 10 June 1843, in Wilmot, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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William Young
Miriam Hannah Parker
Marriage: 21 October 1790
Susannah Young
Miriam Amelia Young
William Young
Edward Thorne Young
Job Young
Silas Young
Maria Young
Margaret Young
Hannah Lavenia Young
Sytira Young
Caroline Young
George Fox Young
Deborah Young
Thomas Elwood Young

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21 October 1790
Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada


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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)

  • William Young in entry for William Young, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • Wm Young in entry for William Young, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • William in entry for Miriam Young, "Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"

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