Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameDr. John [YOUNG] 970
Birth Dateabt 1623
Birth PlaceIsle of Bert, near Londonderry, Ireland
Death Date30 Jun 1730
Death PlaceWorcester, Massachusetts
Immigr DateNov 1718
Immigr PlaceIreland to Boston
FlagsAdopted, Gravestone documented, Immigrant
Misc. Notes
Rupp reports details that may consist of a layer of romantic embellishment set over a foundation of fact: “Dr. John Young is said to have been a waif found upon a battlefield on the Isle of Bert in 1623, by a member of the well known family of Youngs of Donegal. He was adopted by them, given their name, and educated at their expense. He became a prominent physician. He m. in Ireland, Janet Crawford. In November, 1718, accompanied by his son, David, he arrived at Boston after surviving the hardships of an ocean voyage at the age of 95. He died at Worcester, Mass., June 30, 1730, at the remarkable age of 107.... [His descendant] John5[?] Young, born in Peterboro, N.Y., Mar. 8, 1765, settled in the Western Reserve in 1797, and purchased fifteen thousand acres of land for $16,085.16. On this land the city of Youngstown, Ohio, now stands.”974
Spouses
Immigr DateNov 1718
Immigr PlaceIreland to Boston
Marr PlaceIreland
ChildrenDavid (1682-1776)
Last Modified 1 Nov 2009Created 1 Dec 2017 using Reunion for Macintosh
New England genealogy files of Robert J. O’Hara, automatically output by Reunion for Macintosh. For additional genealogical data in other formats, including specialized lists of immigrant ancestors and notable kin, please visit my main genealogy page: http://rjohara.net/gen/ For information about many of the localities mentioned here please visit NewEnglandTowns.org: http://newenglandtowns.org