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From: "Ken Heindl" <>
Subject: [KYJESSAM] Reuben Young & Nancy Moore
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2000 19:04:42 -1000
Seeking help with the family of Reuben Young & Nancy Moore of Jesamine Co,. KY. I don't have a date of birth for Reuben, he died bef February 1814. His wife Nancy Moore was b July 08, 1772 and d Bef. 1812. The only child I know of is Nancy who on February 1814 is mentioned as the "inphant orphan of Reuben Young, dec'd made choice of William Wharton as her guardian who entered into bond with Alfred Williams his security. "
Reuben's father is Reuben Young Sr. b 1746 in Caroline Co., VA and d December 1832 in Boone Co., MO. . He married Ann Wharton 1763 in Orange Co,. She was born 1749 in Orange Co., VA, and died July 29, 1841 in Greenup Co., KY. Reuben Sr. is found in court records from Spotsy Co. from Jany. 13, 1770 through Feby 5, 1788.
Reuben Sr. served "in the war of the revolution, Virginia state line that he went to the service from Spotsylvania County Virginia where he enlisted for the express purpose of guarding a magazine during the war. The magazine was located at Fredricksburg and the said Reuben Young guarded the magazine constantly day and night. He entered the service in or about the Month of April (1777) seventeen hundred and seventy seven and continued without any intermission in the service until close of the year 1782 at the close of the war"
Children of Reuben Young Sr. and Ann Wharton are (Reuben Young Jr. married to Nancy Moore), (John Young, Rev, born August 24, 1764 in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Va; died February 25, 1855 in Palmyra, Ky. He married Mary T. Moore March 12, 1785 in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Co., VA; born April 10, 1770; died June 15, 1857), (Sarah Young, born Abt. 1770; died February 14, 1848. She married Zachariah Wharton January 08, 1788; born March 27, 1760 in Orange Co., VA; died March 15, 1835 in Morgan Co., VA), (Joel Young, born Abt. 1784), (Lewis Young, born Abt. 1786), and (Lucy Wharton Young, born Abt. 1791.)
Can anyone add anything more on this Young or Wharton family?
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