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Jenette Summers Young Bushong
Birth: 1761
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1821
Chillicothe
Ross County
Ohio, USA

Jenette Young, wife of John Bushong, daughter of Patrick Young and Isabella Todd.

Jenette is a direct descendant of the Lamonts of Scotland. Through her great great grandfather, Andrew Lamont, who changed his name to Andrew Young, his mother's maiden name, following the the Clan's massacre. The massacre happened in 1646 at the Clan's stronghold, Toward Castle at Inveryne, which is situated on the banks of Loch Fyne.

Jenette's great great great grandfather...
Sir John Lamont (1619-1646) of Inveryne, Scotland

Jenette Young, born, probably born in Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia in the 1760's, was the daughter of Patrick Young and Isabella Todd. When she was quite young, her father died and her mother Isabella remarried John Summers, who legally adopted Jenette. Jenette married John Bushong, April 6 1784, in Lincoln County, Kentucky, where she listed her name as Jenette Summers. In Lincoln County, they raised tobacco and other crops. Later, Lincoln County was renamed Franklin County.

John and Jennet are known to have had at least five children....

George Bushong (1788-1880)
Nancy Bushong Young (1790-1861) (possible)
Sally Bushong (1793)
James Bushong (1794)
... his wife Nancy Bushong (1793-1869)
John Bushong Jr. (1797-1885)

In the 1790's John, Jennet and family moved to Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio., They are noted as one of Ohio's First Families. Ohio was still part of the Northwest Territory and not a state. They homesteaded a farm near Chillicothe of about two hundred and thirty acres. On their farm they raised one of the oldest and most valuable apple orchards in Ross County. The farm, after John's death, was said, to be worth $3500.

Sources:
According to Chronicles of the Scotch - Irish Settlement in Virginia, Court Records of Augusta, County 1745 - 1800
Court Records Order Book XXIV, Page 342.John Suumers bond with James McDowell, and James Trimble as guardian (appointed) to Sarah, James, Jannet and Alexandria Young, orphans of Patrick Young. 18th November, 1762.

Augusta County Virginia - Will Book 3, Page 16 -- 4th April, 1761.
Patrick Young's will- wife, Esibala (Isabella) and Joseph Walker, executors;
A son James, 3 daughters, Sarah, Jannet and Allas.
Teste; Wm. Hall. Jas. Campbell, Saml. McMurty. Proved 19th May, 1761
Samuel Summers
Mary Clark

Will of step father, John Summers, Barren Co, KY, written 11 March 1806, Probated, April Court 1806,
Wife Isabel Summers
Son: John Summers, daughter Isabel Bushong, son: Samuel Summers (These above shown as legally begotten) Daughter: Mary Clark, son: William Summers, Other names James Young,

Witnesses Solomon Dickerson, Julius Marshall,
Barren Co Will Book 1, pg 57.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Patrick Young (1734 - 1761)
  Isabella (Esibala) Todd (1733 - 1771)
 
 Spouse:
  John Bushong (1760 - 1825)*
 
 Children:
  George Bushong (1788 - 1880)*
  John Bushong (1797 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Young*
  James Young (1752 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Alice Young (1753 - ____)*
  Jenette Summers Young Bushong (1761 - 1821)
  John Summers (1765 - ____)**
  Isabell Summers (1768 - ____)**
  Samuel Summers (1771 - 1847)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Rick Bushong
Record added: Oct 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59738552
Jenette Summers <i>Young</i> Bushong
Added by: Rick Bushong
 
Jenette Summers <i>Young</i> Bushong
Added by: Rick Bushong
 
 
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To my 4th time Great grandmother
- Dorese Morgan
 Added: Jan. 16, 2015

- Bushong Weiss
 Added: Nov. 23, 2012
 
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