Richmond Young

18 November 1824–24 January 1907 (Age 82)
Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Richmond

When Richmond Young was born on 18 November 1824, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Thomas Young Jr., was 44 and his mother, Polly Phillips, was 49. He married Mary Ann Stone about 1852, in Holland, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 24 January 1907, in Holland, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Richmond Young
1824–1907
Mary Ann Stone
1835–1898
Marriage: about 1852
Ellen Young
1853–1857
Charles M. Young
1855–1887
Henry Young
1857–1857
George Young
1858–1934
Young
1860–1860
Andrew Young
1861–
Frank Young
1863–
Melvin Young
1866–1934
Nettie Young
1868–1890
Frederick Young
1870–1930
Eugene Young
1871–1926
Harriet Young
1873–1947
Jennie Young
1874–
Frelove Young
1876–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1852
Holland, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(14)

    Female1853–1857Female

    Male1855–1887Male

    Henry Young

    Male1857–1857Male

    George Young

    Male1858–1934Male

    Young

    Male1860–1860Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Young Jr.

    Male1780–1845Male

    Polly Phillips

    Female1774–1843Female

siblings

(11)

    Ranssaleer Young

    Male1806–1878Male

    Calotus Young

    Male1807–Male

    John Ashley Young

    Male1810–1887Male

    Polly Young

    Female1812–Female

    Freelove Young

    Female1813–1815Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 5

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Richard Young, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richmond Young, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Richmond Young, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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