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  • Abigail Young (1708 - 1785)
    Descendant of Mayflower passengers Thomas Rogers and Joseph Rogers Descendant of Mayflower passengers Elder William Brewster and Mary Brewster Descendant of Mayflower passengers Stephen Hopkins and...
  • Abigail Young (1629 - 1692)
    Abigail Young formerly Howland was born about 1628 in England [uncertain] to Henry Howland Jr. and Mary (Unknown) Howland. She is the sister of John Howland, Zoeth Howland, Samuel Howland, Mary (Howl...
  • Abigail Jerusha Works Young (1781 - 1846)
    Abigail Marks was born on 6 Nov 1781 in Wilmington, Vermont. She died on 15 Jul 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois. She is the daughter of Joseph Marks and Mariam. She married first Asa Works. Their...
  • Abigail Freeman (1688 - 1781)
    Abigail Young Born 28 Dec 1688 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Daughter of David Young and Ann (Doane) Young Sister of Rebecca Young, Anne (Young) Walker, Hannah (Young) Merrick, John You...
  • Abigail Hall Young (1790 - 1849)
    Abigail Harback Hall Young was born on September 20 1790 in Sutton, Massachusetts the daughter of Thomas and Catherine Bemis Harback. She married (1) John Hall about 1811 and had by him about 9 child...

About the Young surname


The Young surname is derived from the Old English word geong, meaning young. This surname was used as a descriptive name to distinguish father from son or the younger of two relatives with the same first name, similar to the usage of Junior.


Young is the 19th most common surname in Scotland, the 31st in the United States.