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  • ID: I11837
  • Name: Joseph Young
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 Dec 1682 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony 1
  • Death: 1770 in Pownalborough, Maine 2
  • Event: Alt Death Abt 1776 Pownalborough, Maine
  • Will: 28 Oct 1766 Pownalborough, Maine
  • Note:
    sons Isaac and Joshua executors
    eldest son Jseph recd Pownalboro land
    Isaac & Joshua also rec'd land
    grandson Thomas, s/o Thomas ...
    3
  • Note: Joseph was a twin with Isaac. 1



    Father: Joseph Young b: Dec 1654 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony
    Mother: Sarah Davis b: Oct 1660 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony

    Marriage 1 Anna Oldham b: 19 Mar 1696 in Scituate, Massachusetts
    • Married: 13 Oct 1718 in Scituate, Massachusetts 4
    • Note: "Joseph joined the Truro church on 13 March 1726 and had son Thomas baptized there several months later. Joseph and Anna moved to Scarborough, Maine, perhaps by 1729, but certailnly by 1730 as shown by the baptism of son Isaac in 1730 and Anna's admission to the Scarboraough church from Truro in 3 October 1736. Joseph was of Wiscasset on 1 April 1739 when he was sued by Phineas Jones of Falmouth for a debt. On 22 March 1749/50 Joseph Young Sr. and Joseph Young Jr. signed the petition to establish the town of Pownalborough for the fifty families that had settled there. Joseph Sr.'s will was proved 13 Jun 1770 and named Sons Joseph, Isaac, Joshua, and Thomas (deceased) and daughters Sarah, wife of Richard Holbrook, and Anne, wife of John Pearce." 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Isaac Young b: 2 Nov 1719 in Truro, Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Joseph Young b: 11 Sep 1722 in Truro, Massachusetts
    3. Has No Children Thomas Young b: 8 Apr 1725 in Truro, Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Anne Young b: 8 Oct 1727 in Truro, Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Isaac Young
    6. Has No Children Sarah Young b: Abt 1733
    7. Has No Children Joshua Young b: Abt 1738 in Maine

    Sources:
    1. Title: Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans...
      Author: Smith and Smith
      Publication: 1980, 1993. Baltimore MD
      Text: Col. Leonard H Smith, Jr. and Norma H Smith. Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans. An authorized facsimile reproduction of records published serially 1901-1935 in "The Mayflower Descendant." With an added index of persons.
      1980, 1993. Baltimore MD: reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co.
      Page: 26 (MD6:206)
    2. Title: Descendants of John Young of Plymouth and Eastham. part 2
      Author: Andrew P. Langlois
      Publication: 2006. Mayflower Descendant 55 (1): 29-52
    3. Title: The Probate records of Lincoln county, Maine: 1760 to 1800
      Author: William Davis Patterson
      Publication: Maine Genealogical Society
      Page: 48
    4. Title: Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts. Vol. 2, Marriages and Deaths
      Page: 221

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