Michael Cadet Young

29 April 1700–after 22 December 1769
Enfield, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Michael

When Michael Cadet Young was christened on 29 April 1700, in Enfield, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, François "Francis" Cadet, was 35 and his mother, Marie Marthe LeGros, was 29. He married Temperance Sadler about 1730, in Henrico, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died after 22 December 1769, in Saint Andrews Parish, Brunswick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint Andrews Parish, Brunswick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Cadet Young
Temperance Sadler
Marriage: about 1730
Francis Cadet Young
Michael Cadet Young, Jr.
LeGros Young
William Young
John Young
Thomas Cadet Young

Spouse and Children

about 1730
Henrico, Virginia, British Colonial America


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname from Old Occitan cadet, ‘small dog’, or perhaps from Gascon capdet, a term designating the youngest member of a family (however, this term is not recorded in French until the 15th century).

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

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1769. GenForum-- Michael Cadet Young Letters 1769 to Thomas Cadet Young Posted by: Janice McAlpine </cgi-genforum/email.cgi?196070672> (ID *****0672)Date: April 27, 2006 at 08:31:40 of 16136 I recent …

Sources (3)

  • Michael Cadett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Michael Cadet Young, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Micael Cadet in entry for Francis Cadet, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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