Andrew Young

3 January 1825–
Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Young was born on 3 January 1825, in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Young, was 39 and his mother, Marion Selkirk, was 43. He married Cecilia Peacock Dunlop on 13 November 1847, in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland in 1841. In 1841, at the age of 16, his occupation is listed as coal miner in Midlothian, Scotland.

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Andrew Young
Cecilia Peacock Dunlop
Marriage: 13 November 1847
David Young
Christian Young
Margaret Young
Jemima Young

Spouse and Children

13 November 1847
Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom


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Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 7

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 32

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

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 (2)

  • Andrew Young in entry for Jemima Young, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Andrew Young, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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