Macilda Young

1809–1860 (Age 51)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Macilda

When Macilda Young was born in 1809, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Johnston Young, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Sally Thomason, was 33. She married Silas Alexander on 6 November 1832, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1860, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Silas Alexander
1791–
Macilda Young
1809–1860
Marriage: 6 November 1832
Mary M Alexander
1835–
John Garrison Alexander
1836–1912
W F Alexander
1836–
Rev Charles Granderson
1838–1912
Silas F Alexander
1841–
Marquess L Alexander
1843–
Masilda Catherine Alexander
1845–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1832
Allen, Kentucky, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

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.

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)

  • M J Young in household of Johnson Young, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Macilda Alexander in household of Silas Alexander, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander in household of Alexander, "United States Census, 1850"

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