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William Norton Young
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1850
Perry County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1928
Bell County
Texas, USA

My great great grandfather is the son of Jeptha N. and Mary A. McNamee Young of South Carolina and Alabama. When Nort was 11 his father enlisted in the Confederate Army March 5, 1862, Company C; 31st Mississippi Infantry, Army of Tennessee under Captain J. L. S. Hill, Chickasaw Co., Mississippi. He was killed at the Battle of Franklin, at Franklin, Tennessee Nov 30, 1864, when Nort was 14. There is no record of his mother remarrying, and she was living in Chickasaw Co., Mississippi per the 1880 census.

Nort is the sixth great grandson of Peregrine White, who was born Nov 20, 1620 on the Mayflower in Provincetown Harbor, the first child born to the Pilgrims in the New World.

He married Henrietta Mary Ellen Tharp Young April 7, 1871 in Chickasaw Co., Mississippi.

The following children were born in Houston, Chicksaw, Mississippi:
James Noah Young - great grandfather
William Love Young
Miles Ealon Young
Dollie Ann Young Yarbrough

The following children were born in Milam Co. Texas where they lived after about 1882:
Veldimer Jack Young
Jasper Claude Young
Katy Beulah "Kitty" Young Sheppard
Cordye Bell Young Ward
Vera Pearl "Texie" Young Bryant Herren
James Monroe Young
William Dewey Young.

Their child, Veldimer Jack Young, died at age 7 mo. in 1884.

Nort died at the age of 77 in Nolvanville, Bell Co., Texas.

Family links: 
  Jeptha N. Young (1826 - 1864)
  Mary A. McNamee Young (1833 - 1883)
  Henrietta Ellen Tharp Young (1856 - 1943)
  William Love Young (1872 - 1941)*
  James Noah Young (1875 - 1903)*
  Miles Ealon Young (1877 - 1957)*
  Dollie Ann Young Yarbrough (1879 - 1966)*
  Jasper Claude Young (1885 - 1965)*
  Katye B. Young Gregory (1887 - 1968)*
  Cordye Bell Young Ward Campbell (1890 - 1964)*
  Vera Pearl Young Bryant Herren (1893 - 1964)*
  James Monroe Young (1895 - 1969)*
  William Dewey Young (1898 - 1981)*
  Marguerett Young Ashby (1844 - 1925)*
  William Norton Young (1850 - 1928)
  Elizabeth Young Criddle (1854 - 1939)*
  Peter M Young (1855 - 1938)*
  Addie Ray (1864 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Bell County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ann
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42412194
William Norton Young
Added by: Ann
William Norton Young
Added by: Ann
William Norton Young
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- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
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