Daniel Young

13 December 1761–30 September 1850 (Age 88)
Albany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Young was born on 13 December 1761, in Albany, New York, United States, his father, Colonel Henry Young, was 24 and his mother, Marytje "Mary" Litcher, was 18. He married Dorcas Oliver Conger on 2 March 1790, in Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 30 September 1850, in East Lake, Athol, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Cherry Valley, Prince Edward, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada.

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Daniel Young
Dorcas Oliver Conger
Marriage: 2 March 1790
Guy Henry Young
David C Young
David Conger Young
William Young
Rachel Wilson Young
John Conger Young
John C Young
Gloranah Young
Rosanna Young
Daniel Young
Dorcas Young
John H Young
Polly Young

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  • Marriage
    2 March 1790Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    Age 15
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 15
    New York is the 11th state.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 25
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Daniel Young in entry for David Young and Ann Johnson, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
    • Daniel Young, "Find A Grave Index"

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