Joshua Logan Younger, Sr (1755 - 1834)

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Birthplace: Hampshire County, Virginia
Death: Died in Lawrence County, Indiana
Managed by: Nancy Ellen Ferguson
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About Joshua Logan Younger, Sr

  • Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A130307
  • Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PRIVATE
  • Birth: 5-11-1752 VIRGINIA
  • Death: 8-2-1834 LAWRENCE CO INDIANA
  • Pension Number: S*W10009
  • Service Source: S*W10009
  • Service Description: 1) CAPT WILLIAM VANCE,COL JAMES WOOD, 2) 12TH REGT

Joshua Logan Younger was the great grandfather of the four Younger brothers of the James-Younger outlaw gang and the three Dalton brothers of the Dalton outlaw gang as well as U.S. Deputy Marshal Frank Dalton and Bill Dalton (co-leader of the Wild Bunch).

EVENT: 30 JAN 1807

The bearer, hereof, Joshua Younger, was a private in the 12th Regt. of the Continental Establishment until he rec'd a wound which rendered him unfit for further service when he was regularly discharged by me a Colonel of the sd Regt. after which he was placed on the list of Pensionrs. I further testify that he was extimated a good soldier while in the service and that he has from every information which I have been able to obtain maintianed the character of a respectable citizen.

Signed: James Wood, Formerly General of the Continental Army

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Pvt. Joshua Logan Younger (Colonial Army)'s Timeline

May 11, 1755
Hampshire County, Virginia
May 11, 1755
Kent, Maryland, United States
July 1770
Age 15
February 27, 1772
Age 16
Hampshire, Verginia
February 27, 1773
Age 17
Hampshire, Virginia
Age 18
Age 19
Hampshire, VA
Age 19
Hampshire County, Virginia
Age 20
Hampshire, VA
December 28, 1779
Age 24
Nicholas, KY, USA