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John Young, Jr.

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: England
Death: January 28, 1691 (67)
Eastham, Barnstable County, New Plymouth Colony
Place of Burial: Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Youngs, of Southold and Joan Youngs
Husband of Abigail Young; Mary Warren Youngs and Hannah Young
Father of John Young, III; Joseph Young; Joseph Young; Nathaniel Young; Mary Smith and 11 others
Brother of Sarah Merwin; Mary Petty; Thomas Youngs; Joseph Youngs; Rachel Yonges and 3 others
Half brother of Mary/Marie Maria Youngs Wells; Mary Raynor; Benjamin Youngs; Christopher Youngs; Mary Youngs and 2 others

Occupation: Colonel
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About John Young, Jr.

Surname has also been reported to be Youngs.


was born in England, settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

He had a grant of land in Plymouth, October 31, 1638, and November 21, 1639,

as per town of Salem records. His name appears on the list of those able to bear arms in 1643.

He married, December 13, 1648, Abigail Howland. [...]

He settled in Eastham about 1650, died January 29, 1690/1.

His will, dated January 19, 1688; proved April 21, 1691;

bequeathed to wife Abigail and children John, Joseph, Nathaniel,

David, Robert (2), Henry and three daughters.

The widow's estate was divided April 19, 1692.

Children of John (i) and Abigail (Howland) Young:

  1. John, born at Plymouth, November 15, 1649, married Ruth Cole;
  2. Joseph, born November 12, 1651, died December, 1651;
  3. Joseph, born December, 1654, married Sarah Davis;
  4. Nathaniel, born April, 1656, married Mercy Davis;
  5. Mary, born April 28, 1658, married Daniel Smith;
  6. Abigail, born October, 1660, married Stephen Twining;
  7. David, born April 17, 1662, married Anne Doane;
  8. Lydia, born 1664;
  9. Robert (2), born August, 1667. mentioned below:
  10. Henry, born July, 1669, died April 30, 1670;
  11. Henry, born March 17, 1672, married Sarah.


Page 2684 of the book -


"Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts" Vol. 4]

By William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams

Published by Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1910

Item notes: v. 4

Original from Harvard University

Colonel John Youngs, son of Rev. John Youngs, the first minister at Southhold.


Information pertaining to the Raynor Family is from the book "Josiah Raynor of Manorville, LI, NY" by Stuart Payne Howell.

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John Young, Jr.'s Timeline

April 10, 1623
Southwold, Suffolk, England
April 10, 1623
Southwold, Suffolk Co, Eng
November 9, 1649
Age 25
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 12, 1651
Age 27
Eastham, Massachusetts, New England Colonies