The Resource 3 items located in oversize, box 7

3 items located in oversize, box 7

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1788-1916
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1788-1916
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1788-1916, of the Young family of Spotsylvania County, and Norfolk, Virginia, consisting mainly of the papers of Charles Young (d. 1804), his wife Mary Smith Young (1773-1855), their son, Charles Ogilvie Young (d. 1867), and his son Thomas Smith Young (1831-1916). Papers consist of accounts, bills of sale, deeds, depositions, inventories, judicial records, letters, lists, plats, powers of attorney, promissory notes, receipts, surveys, and tax receipts. Some of the papers deal with the estate of Charles Young and includes correspondence from William Wirt (1772-1834); others deal with Charles O. Young purchasing lands from the heirs of Edward G. Hill. There are several receipts to Thomas S. Young for the purchase of fertilizers and supplies. Also includes an account book, 1828-1857, of Katherine Sale (d. 1857) of Spotsylvania County
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Charles Young was born in Scotland and moved to Virginia where he married Mary Smith (1773-1855). Young became a prosperous landholder, owning land in Norfolk, Spotsylvania, and York Counties, Virginia, and Kentucky and Ohio. He and his wife had two sons, one of them Charles Ogilvie Young (d. 1867). Charles O. Young became a successful farmer and landowner in Spotsylvania County. He married Lucinda Billingsly (d. 1863) and they had 5 children, including Thomas Smith Young (1831-1916) who also was a successful farmer in Spotsylvania County.
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Papers
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3 items located in oversize, box 7
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3 items located in oversize, box 7
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  • The Library of Virginia
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185
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King, George H. S.
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000500836
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