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Families covered: Young of Auldbar, Young of Easter Seton, Young of Delaford
[This page was originally released as YZmisc01. Renamed on 06.10.07.]

                               
John Young in Dundee & Edinburgh (b 1497/8, d 31.08.1583)
m. (1541) Margaret Scrymgeour (dau of Walter Scrymgeour of Glasswell, sister of Henry)
1. Alexander Young of Dundee & Insch (dsp 29.12.1603, Usher of the Privy Chamber to James VI, 2nd son)
  m. Margaret Arnot
2. Sir Peter Young of Easter Seton (b 15.08.1544, d 07.01.1628, Royal Almoner, Tutor to James VI (under Buchanan), 2nd son)
  m1. (04.02.1577) Elizabeth Gibb (d 1595, dau of Robert Gib of Carriber)
  A. Sir James Young of Easter Seton (b 01.07.1580)
  m. Elspeth (Isobel) Arbuthnott (dau of David Arbuthnott, 1st of Findowrie)
i. Peter Young of Auldbar (sold Easter Seton in 1670)
  'East Neuk' shows shows Peter as m. Isabel, dau of Ochterlony of Pittenweem (or Kellie), and having Robert (and Margaret, Lady Forbes, & Mrs Guthrie) with Robert m. Ann Graham and having David & Anne. That appears to confuse the generations whilst the other sources do not mention Robert.
  m. Anna Graham (a 1666, dau of Sir William Graham, 6th of Claverhouse)
  a. Elizabeth Young
  m. James Barclay, 2nd of Balmakewan
  Elizabeth's maternal aunt Magdalen Graham was mother of the last Graham of Morphie. The estate of Morphie passed to Elizabeth's son William who changed his name to Grahame. As Youngs remained at Auldbar until 1743, when the estate was sold, this implies either that Peter Young had no son and (when he died) Auldbar passed to a nephew or other relation or that, if Peter did have a son, there was a family arrangement whereby Morphie did not pass to that son (or his heir) but to Elizabeth's heir.
b. Nicolas Young probably of this generation
  m1. Sir Alexander Burnett of Craigmyle
  m2. (1696) Sir Charles Maitland, 3rd Bart of Pitrichie (d 1700)
  ii. Margaret Young
  m. (1659) Sir John Forbes, 2nd Bart of Craigievar (b 1636, d 1703)
  iii. daughter
  m. _ Guthrie of Westhall
  B. Patrick Young Patrick (b 29.08.1584, d 1652, rector of Hayes, King's librarian, 5th son) had issue (2 daughters)
  C. Mary Young (b 01.06.1579)
  m. (c04.1598) John Douglas of Tilquhilly (Tilliewhillie)
  D. Margaret Young (b 14.11.1581)
  m. David Lindsay of Kinnettles
  E.+ other issue - Henry (b 01.07.1580), Peter (b 01.07.1583, d unm 1661, Ambassador), Robert (bt 01.07.1583, d 1620), John of Incsh (b 25.06.1585), Michael (b 06.11.1589), Frederica (b 1587, d 31.01.1609), Joanna (b 1587) , Anna
  m2. (06.05.1596) Janet (d 11.1596, Lady Jady Murray of Torphichen, widow)
  m3. Marjorie Nairne (dau of David Narne of Sandfurd)
  M. Nicola(s) Young (b 05.07.1604)
  m. (c1621) David Boswell, 7th of Balmuto (d 1667)
  N. Magdalen Young (dsp bur 28.10.1638) possibly of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (1622) James Colville, 2nd Lord of Culross (b 1604)
  O.+ other issue - Euphemia (b 20.04.1601), Elizabeth (b 11.02.1603), Arabella (b 16.12.1608)
3.+ other issue - John (parson in Dysart), Henry, Isabella, Joanna, others (d young)

 

 

There is no known connection between the following family and the one above. They share the page for our convenience.
William Young of the West Indies ("said to have emigrated from Scotland after the rising of 1715")
m. (1720) Margaret Nanton of Antigua
1. Sir William Young, later of Delaford (Iver, Buckinghamshire), 1st Bart (b 1725, d 08.04.1788, Lt. Governor of Dominica)
  m1. Sarah Fagg (dsp, dau of Charles Fagge (by Elizabeth, dau of William Turner of Whitefriars), sister (not dau) of Sir William, Bart)
  m2. (1747) Elizabeth Taylor (b 1729, d 12.07.1801, dau/heir of Brook Taylor of Bifrons by Elizabeth Sawbridge)
  A. Sir William Young of Delaford, later of Hartwell House, 2nd Bart (b c1750, d 10.01.1815)
m1. (12.08.1777) Sarah Lawrence (d 06.01.1791, dau/coheir of Charles Lawrence (son of Captain Thomas, Governor of Greenwich, nephew of Henry, Lord President of Cromwell's Council) by Mary Mihil)
  i. Sir William Lawrence Young of Marlow (Buckinghmshire), 3rd Bart (b c1778, d 03.11.1824, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (21.12.1805) Anna Louisa Tufnell (d 04.03.1844, dau of Willimam Tuffnell (by Anna, dau of John Close of Easby), sister of John Jollife of Langley)
  ii. George Young (Major) had issue
m. (04.08.1821) Mary Harrison (dau of John Harrison of Derby)
  iii. Sarah Elizabeth Young (d 16.10.1849)
  m. Sir Richard Ottley (Chief Justice of Ceylon)
  iv. Caroline Young
  m. Thomas Robson of Holtby House
  v.+ other issue - Brook Harry (d 1813, Lt. Col.), Charles (d 1815, RN)
  m2 (22.04.1792, sp) Barbara Talbot (dsp 01.02.1830, dau of Richard Talbot of Balahide Castle by Baroness Margaret, dau of James O'Reilly)
  B. Sarah Elizabeth Young (b 1747-8, d 17.03.1825) probably of this generation
  m. (12.06.1770) Richard Ottley of Dunstan Park
  C.+ 3 sons and 4 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 'Early', reviewed 10.08.17) : 'East Neuk of Fife' (Walter Wood, 1887, p284+), TSP (various including Arbuthnott), "Scottish Clan & Family Encyclopedia" (by George Way of Plean & Romilly Squire, published 1994 by Harper Collins, ISBN 0-00-470547-5) with, for sundry details on first two generations, information kindly provided by a site visitor (EW, 18.02.07)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 18.06.13) : BP1934 (Young of North Dean), TCB (vol 5, Young of Dominica, p153)
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