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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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session of the 1725-1727 Assembly). OTHER PRO-
VINCI AL OFFICES. Treasurer of the Western Shore,
1700-1736; justice, Provincial Court, 1705-1707,
1712-1725 (chief justice, 1716-1725); Council,
1707/8-1725. LOCAL OFFICES: justice, Anne
Arundel County, 1692-1701 (quorum, 1692-
1701); sheriff, Anne Arundel County, 1696 (re-
fused to serve); St. Anne's Parish Vestry, 1705,
1712-1715. MILITARY SERVICE. lt. colonel, 1714-
at least 1722. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND AT
FIRST ELECTION: at least 1,000 acres; probably
possessed over 3,000 acres by 1706. WEALTH AT
DEATH. DIED: on June 23, 1736, in Anne Arundel

County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £1,362.14.9

gold, £2,623.2.7 current money, £40.3.4 sterling,
and 23,509 pounds of tobacco (including 33 slaves
and over 106 oz. plate); FB, £568.5.9 gold,
£2,237.7.8 current money, £10.16.5 sterling, and
19,717 pounds of tobacco before payment of le-
gacies and distribution to heirs. LAND, over 3,000
acres.

YOUNG, WILLIAM (?-1732/33). BORN: in Cal-
vert County; eldest son. NATIVE: at least third
generation. RESIDED: at "Youngs Attempt," Cal-
vert County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER:

George Young (?-1718), probably the son of (first
name unknown) and wife Thomasine, who mar-
ried second. Henry Kent (?-1677). MOTHER:
Elizabeth. BROTHERS. John; Francis; Henry (ca.
1687-1731), who married first, Mary, second.
Anne, and third, Elizabeth; Benjamin, who mar-
ried Mary; and George, Jr. (?-1718). SISTERS:
Sarah, who married (first name unknown) Smith;
Anne, who married in 1704 James Demillion;
Mary, who married (first name unknown) Ben-

nett; Grace, who married (first name unknown)
Miller; Ellinor, who married Thomas Hillarey (ca.
1686-1728/29); and Elizabeth, who married (first
name unknown) Swan. OTHER KINSHIP: great-
grandfather, probably William Parker (?-1673/
74). MARRIED ca. 1705 Rebecca, daughter of Sam-
uel Bourne (?-ca. 1693), Gent., of Patuxent River,
Calvert County, son of Thomas Bourne (?-1704)
of Calvert County and London, a Quaker, and
his wife Elizabeth, who was the widow of Thomas
Billingsley (?-1673/74). Rebecca's brothers were
Samuel; Thomas (?-1722), who married Eliza-
beth. Her half brother was Thomas Billingsley.
Her half sisters were Sarah Billingsley, who mar-
ried (first name unknown) Harris; Mary Billing-
sley, who married (first name unknown) Mowell;
and Elizabeth Billingsley. CHILDREN. SONS: Sam-
uel (ca. 1706-?); George (ca. 1709-?); and Wil-
liam (1711-?). DAUGHTER: Elizabeth (1712/13-

?). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELI-
GIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant. SOCIAL STATUS

AND ACTIVITIES: Mr., by 1721; Gent., by 1722.

OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: planter. PUBLIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Calvert

County, 1716-1718, 1722-1724. LOCAL OFFICES:
justice, Calvert County, appointed 1724, 1727,
1728, 1732 (quorum, 1727-1728, 1732); sheriff,
Calvert County, 1729-1732. WEALTH DURING

LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: probably 250

acres in Calvert County (probably 100 acres as
gift from father, 150 acres by purchase). WEALTH
AT DEATH. DIED: administration bond dated March
17, 1732/33, in Calvert County. PERSONAL PROP-
ERTY. TEV, £429.12.11 current money (including
10 slaves, 1 servant, and books); FB, estate ov-
erpaid £19.5.7 current money. LAND: probably
250 acres in Calvert County.

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