Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

James Young

Male 1676 - 1757  (81 years)


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  • Name James Young 
    Birth 1676 
    Gender Male 
    Death 28 May 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108099  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Maryland Young 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Young,   b. Bef 1685, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1701  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Young,   b. Abt 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 40 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. James Young,   b. 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1763, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Young,   b. 1710, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 67 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F6086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      YOUNG, JAMES, Prince George's Co. 11 Jun, 1747-48
      14 May, 1757
      28 May, 1757
      Children, Elizabeth Foard, James Young, Jr.
      Ex: James Young, Jr.
      Wit: William, Luke and Elizabeth Marbury. 30.319
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      Ford, Abraham, Prince George's County, 5th Mch., 1708; 18th June, 1709.
      To Henry, son of George Britt, Chas. County, personalty.
      To wife Christian, extx., tract '"Lunster" and all personal estate during widowhood, and if she marry to pass to son-in-law Thomas Pickrall at majority and his hrs. Sd. Thomas dying without issue, estate to pass to Abraham, son of Elizabeth Dawson.
      Guardians to son-in-law afsd., Henry Gutridge and James Young.
      Test: James Young, Henry Guttridge. Part 2-12. 138.
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      Jeremiah Macknew 36C.161 I Page 34.11.3 Mar 26 1716
      Appraisers: James Young, John Lenham.
      Creditors: William Marlow.
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      David Pattan 5.64 A Page £40.14.6 £26.14.8 Nov 15 1722
      Received from: Stephen Brown, Thomas Pickren, Thomas Gant, John Reed, Ch. Telfer, Anne Thomas, James Robeson, James Stoddart, Isaac Cisell, William Sanders, Fran. Hardstone, William Thomas, William Smith, John Ward, Edmond Pusle, Samuell Thack.
      Payments to: Edmond Offut, Samuell Magruder, George Alder, Thomas Stump, James Young, Thomas Clagett, Patrick Hepburn, Thomas Bordley, Thomas Edlen & Edward Edlen.
      Mentions: all persons (unnamed) concerned with this estate live in North Britain.
      Administrator: James Young.
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 118c: Six Year Lease, 12 Oct 1702
      From: John Ramsey, carpenter of Prince George's County
      To: William Linthorne, planter of Prince George's County
      For 600 pounds of bright picked and culled and every way well conditioned leaf tobacco in cask and also for diverse other good causes and valuable considerations Ramsey's Delight a 100 acre parcel being part of a larger tract laid out for John Cousens called Lundey; located on the west side of North Branch of the Patuxent in Prince George's County; a six year lease to William and his wife Elizabeth Linthorne for a rent of one capon at 12 o'clock on the Feast of Nativity; they may have one bought servant but no freeman; they may make no waste of timber and shall plant fruit trees; Ramsey may at any time build a house on the property for himself and his daughter; forfeiture 5,000 pounds of tobacco
      Signed: John Ramsey and Wm. Linthorne (mark)
      Witnessed: James Young and Nicholas Baker
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Old Series, 5, folio 364
      Indenture, 1 May 1714
      From: Thomas Gatten, carpenter of Prince George's County
      To: James Young, planter of Prince George's County
      For 45£a parcel of land called Hickory Plaines bounded by Apple Hill; containing 300 acres
      Signed: Th° Gatton (seal)
      Witnessed: Will Tannehill, Jn°. Bradford
      Memo: Thomas Gatton and Elizabeth his wife acknowledged deed
      Alienation: James Young paid 12s
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Old Series, 5, folio 415
      Indenture, 9 Aug 13th year of the Reign of Queen Anne
      From: James Hagan and Elizabeth his wife of Charles County
      Joseph Routhorn and Mary his wife of Charles County
      To: Thomas Fletchall of Prince George's County
      In 1685 Lord Baltimore issued a patent in the 12th year of his dominion to William Langworth
      late of Charles County, son and heir of John Langworth; land called Widow's Mite lying in
      Charles County now Prince George's County of 600 acres; Elizabeth Hagan and Mary Routhorn
      were daughters and co-heirs of William; for 12,000 pounds of tobacco do sell to Thomas Fletchall;
      Widow's Mite located on the east side of the Anacostin River and the branch or inlet called Tiber;
      bounded by Richard Piner
      Signed: James Hagan (seal), Eliza. Hagan (mark & seal), Joseph Routhorn (seal), Mary Routhorn
      (mark and seal)
      Witnessed: Ed. Edelin, James Young
      Acknowledged by Elizabeth and James Hagan, Mary and Joseph Routhorn before William
      Tanyhill and John Bradford
      Enrolled: 27Nov1714
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      1733-1739 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber T, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 335
      Recorded at request of Joseph Young, 27 Nov 1735:
      27 Nov 1735; Indenture between James Young, planter, and Joseph Young, his oldest son; for love and affection and 5s; part of Hickory Plain; bounded by Applehill; containing 100 acres; /s/ James Young;
      wit. Lingan Wilson, Thos. Brooke, Jr.; ack. James Young
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      1739-1743 Land Records of Prince George's County MD {TLC} - Liber Y, Page 131
      25 Mar 1740; Recorded at request of William Marbury:
      22 Mar 1739; Deed of Partition between Eusebins Marbury, planter, of the 1st part; Eleazar Marbury, planter, of the 2nd part; Luke Marbury, planter, of the 3rd part; and William Marbury of the other part; Francis Marbury, Gent., dec'd, was seized of part of Apple Hill, part of Long Court, Hazard, Inclosure, Prevention and part of Littleworth; mentions lands at Akakeek called Marbury's Chance, Caroll's Kindness and Little Troy; remainder of lands to be equally divided between sons Eusebins, Leonard, Eleazar, Luke and William; will mentions James Young and several [unnamed] daughters; regarding William's portion of lands; /s/ Eusebins Marbury (mark), Eleazar Marbury (mark), Luke Marbury; wit. ]no. Addison, Jose. Newton
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      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 346
      Petition of Gabriel Parker of Calvert Co. 4th Tues. of Aug last: Memorandum from Charles, Lord Baltimore to the Justices regarding boundaries of Piscataway Forrest; oaths follow:
      Deposition of Thomas Edelin, age ca 56; mentions 21-22 years ago, Piscataway Forrest, Robert Middleton and Hickford Leman
      Deposition of Francis Marbury, age ca 66; swore same
      Deposition of Francis Wheeler, age ca 55; mentions 20 years ago, William Hutcheson
      Deposition of John Middleton, age ca 55; swore same
      Deposition of Francis Wheeler, afsd., at 2nd location
      Deposition of Francis Marbury, afsd., at 2nd location
      Deposition of James Young, age ca 54; mentions Wm. Hutcheson, Col. Belt and Robert Middleton
      Deposition of George Noble; mentions Robert Middleton and Wm. Hutcheson, Francis Wheeler and Thomas Edelin
      Deposition of Hickford Lemon, age ca 56; mentions George Noble, John Hawkins, 22 years ago, Wm. Hutchison, Robert Middleton and Thomas Edelin
      /s/ George Noble, John Hawkins
      Enrolled 28 Nov 1728
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      Prince George's Land Records 1743-1746 - Liber BB - Page 19.
      Sep 10, 1743 from James Young of PG, planter, to William Foard of PG, tailor, for the good will that Young has for Foard and for 5 shillings, Young grants Foard all that part or parcel of land called Glastonbury, lying in PG, bounded by a parcel of land called Woolfpitneck, containing about 93 acres. Signed - James Young. Wit - Pet. Dent*, Thos Marshall*. Mary, the wife of the sd James, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Oct 10, 1743.
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      1739-1743 Land Records of Prince George's County MD {TLC} - Liber BB1, Page 470.
      Oct 25, 1745 from John Hopkins Sr of PG, planter, to Thomas Attkey of PG, planter, for 4500 lbs of good, merchantable tobacco, 20 shillings, & one 4-year old steer, all that tract of land called Young's Direction, in PG, bounded by the south side of a small branch called James Youngs Spring Branch near the mouth of the sd Branch, containing about 100 acres. Signed - John Hopkins. Wit - James Hopkins, James Wallace Jr, Nath Wickham*, Luke Marbury*. Elizbeth, wife of the sd John Hopkins, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Nov 19, 1745.
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      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 57. At the request of Henry Hill, the following Land Commission was recorded abt May 4, 1752;
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Henry Hill preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in March in the 35th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on the 30th day of March Anno Domini 1750/1. In these words following, Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore Vizt; to Messrs John Hawkins, Jr., Thomas Charters, Sr., William Thomas and William Marbury of PGCo gentleman, whereas Henry Hill is seized of "Potomack Landing", "Forrest", "Exchange" and "Hill's Second Thought" , and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Edward Sprigg gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tracts of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tracts. Witness Edward Sprigg, gentleman, March 30, 1750/1. Issued March 30, 1750/1, Joseph Sim, Clk
      Advertisement by virtue of a commission from Prince George's County Court and parting us the subscribers to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the tracts in possession of Mr. Henry Hill we hereby give public notice that we intend to meet at the house of the aforesaid Mr. Hill's on Thursday the 31st day of May next ensuing. As witness our hands and seals this 31st day of March 1750/1, John Hawkins, Jr., William Thomas, William Marbury
      Being now at a small bounded white oak tree standing on the south side of Piscattaway Branch we took the following dispositions
      Thomas Morris being first sworn aged 44 years declares that about 20 years ago his father Morris [sic Maurice] Morris now deceased brought this deponent to the aforesaid tree which he now has his hand on and told him it was a bounded tree of a tract belonging to Mr. Clement Hill called "Potomack Landing" and further saith not given under my hand May 31, 1752, Thomas Morris
      James Young, Sr., being sworn as aforesaid and at the aforesaid place aged 75 years declares several years ago Mr. Clement Hill, now deceased, told him that the beginning tree of the tract called "Potomack Landing" stood at the mouth of a small branch that falls into Piscattaway Branch. Given under my hand May 31, 1752, James Young, Sr.
      Being now on the barrens near James Ranter's land and at a bounded red oak Thomas Hagan, Sr., aged 27 years being sworn declares that about four years ago, old Mr. Thomas Blanford, now deceased, told him that the aforesaid bounded red oak which he now has his hand on was one of Mr. Hill's bounded trees and this deponent further saith that the said land for told him it was likewise the beginning tree of a tract called the "Widows Trouble". Given under my hand May 31, 1752 Thomas Hagan, Sr.
      James Ranter, age 74 years being sworn at the aforesaid place declares that some years ago old Mr. Thomas Blanford told this deponent that the aforesaid bounded red oak which he now has his hand on was the beginning tree of the "Widows Trouble" and this deponent further saith that when Thomas Brooke Esq. and Mr. Clement Hill divided the tract of land called the "Forrest" , the run of course would not reach the said red oak but they came to the said tree and begun to run again and further saith not given under my hand May 31, 1752, James Ranter
      Being now on a point on the north side of James Ranter's plantation where formerly stood a bounded white oak but it being down a chestnut post being now put there we took the following depositions. James Ranter age 74 years being sworn declares that 41 years ago this deponent was present at this place and heard Col. Ninian Beall prove this white oak to be the second bound tree of a tract called "Forrest" being now in part in possession of Mr. Henry Hill and further saith not. Given under my hand May 31, 1752 James Ranter
      Thomas Morris aged 44 years being sworn at the same place declares that about 36 years ago this deponent was going by the aforesaid bounded white oak in company with his father Morris [sic Maurice] Morris who told him that the bounded tree was one of Mr. Hill's bounded trees and further saith not given under my hand this May 31, 1752, Thomas Morris; before John Hawkins, Jr., William Thomas, William Marbury
      Advertisement by virtue of a commission from Prince George's County Court and parting us the subscribers to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the tracts in possession of Mr. Henry Hill we hereby give public notice that we intend to meet at the house of the aforesaid Mr. Hill's on Monday the 25th day of May next ensuing. As witness our hands and seals this 21st day of April 1752 William Marbury, William Thomas
      Being at a small bounded white oak tree standing on the south side of Piscattaway Branch we took the following depositions. Solomon Sympston [sic Stimson] first sworn, age 45, declares that about 26 years ago his father Solomon Symptson, [sic Stimson] now deceased brought them to the aforesaid bounded tree which he now has his hand on and told him it was a bounded tree of a tract belonging to Mr. Clement Hill and the beginning tree of said tract and further saith not. Given under my hand May 25, 1752, Solomon Stimson
      Being now at a point on the north side of James Ranter's plantation where formerly stood a bounded white oak but it being down a chestnut post being now put where it stood we took the following dispositions; Solomon Stimson being sworn aforesaid declares about 27 or 28 years ago his father told him the tree he now has his hand on was a bound tree of the aforesaid tract of land and further saith not. Given under my hand May 25, 1752, Solomon Stimson
      being now on the barrens near James Ranter's and at a bounded red oak, Solomon Stimson aged 45 or thereabouts declares that 27 or 28 years ago his father Solomon Simpson deceased told him that the tree he now has his hand on was a bound tree of the aforesaid tract of land and that it ran through the plantation now in possession of Thomas Blacklock and further saith not. Given under my hand May 25th 1752, Solomon Stimson, before Thomas Charter, William Thomas
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      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 479. At the request of Luke Marbury, the following Land Commission was recorded abt August 24, 1756
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Luke Marbury preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in March in the 5th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on the 10th day of April Anno Domini 1756. In these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore vizt; to Messrs George Gantt, Francis King, John Baynes, John Tolson of PGCo gentleman, whereas Luke Marbury, is seized of two tracts called "Long Court" and "Hazard" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Peter Dent, gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tracts of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Peter Dent, gentleman, March 26, 1756. Issued April 10, 1756, Joseph Sim, Clk
      Advertisement, by virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Long Court" and "Hazard" we hereby give notice that we intend to meet at the house of Luke Marbury on Monday the 7th day of June next. Witness our hands and seals this May 8, 1756, Francis King, John Baynes, John Tolson
      James Young, aged 80 years or thereabouts declares at or near a clay bank which he now stands on and on the southwest side of a small branch was a main road from the head of Piscattaway Creek going down the bank and along by the dwelling house of Mr. Francis Marbury to "Mount Calvert" about 50 years ago. And that he was sundry times to help keep the said road in repair.
      Ralph Marlow, aged 63 years or thereabouts declares at or near a clay bank which he now stands on and on the southwest side of a small branch was a main road from the head of Piscattaway Creek going down the bank and along by the dwelling house of Mr. Francis Marbury to "Mount Calvert" " between 40 to 50 years ago and that he has been several times to help keep said road in repair.
      James Wheeler, aged 77 years or thereabouts declares at or near a clay bank which he now stands on and on the southwest side of a small branch was a main road from the head of Piscattaway Creek going down the bank and along by the dwelling house of Mr. Francis Marbury to "Mount Calvert" " and that he was at the first clearing of said road in repair and has assisted in rolling tobacco on the said road up the bank.
      William Marbury, aged 38 years or thereabouts declares he has heard his father Francis Marbury say several times that at a clay bank which he now stands on and on the southwest side of a small branch was his beginning of a tract of land called "Long Court" where was formerly a main road going up the said bank.
      William Marbury, aged 38 years or thereabouts declares he was with his father Francis Marbury when he was getting run out some lines of a tract called "Hazard" and that his father told him that a spanish oak where now is fix't a locust post was the first bound tree of said tract.
      James Young, aged 44 years or thereabouts declares about 25 years ago Mr. Francis Marbury and Mr. Edward Marloe told him that a spanish oak where now is fixed a locust post was the first bound tree of "Hazard" and the said Marloe said he was one that carried the chain when the land was taken up. This deponent then went to a place where he says was a white oak and now is fixed a locust post and was told by the said Marbury and Marloe that it was the second bound tree of "Hazard". This deponent then went to another place where lay a dead red oak and now is fixed a locust post and was told by the said Marbury and Marloe that it was the third bound tree of "Hazard". This deponent then went to an old stump which he says was a spanish oak and was told by the said Marbury and Marloe that it was the last bound tree of "Hazard" and that the tree was fallen when showed him and they marked another spanish oak in his presence about 5 or 6 yards from the stump on the north side which tree is now there growing and declares it to be the same tree they marked for a guide to find the stump. Francis King, John Baynes, John Tolson

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