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Families covered: Young of Auchenskeoch, Young of Dumfries, Young of Gulliehill

Peter Young of Dumfries (d before 31.10.1607)
1. James Young of Dumfries (a 1575, 1616)
  A. John Young of Dumfries & Gulliehill (d before 08.07.1639)
i. John Young of Gulliehill (d 1673)
  m. Marie Elliot (a 1696)
  a. James Young of Gulliehill (d before 24.06.1729)
  (1) John Young of Gulliehill had issue
  b. Gilbert Young (a 1712, Captain)
  ii. James Young of Broomrig
  a. Grizel Young (a 1703)
  m. John Henderson of Broadholm
  B. Patrick Young of Dumfries (d 1633, surgeon)
  m. Helen Newall
  i. Robert Young of Dumfries (d by 1695, surgeon, 2nd son)
  m. Marion Rig (a 1695)
  ii. Patrick Young of Dumfries, later of Auchenskeoch (d 11.1680)
m1. Anna Buchanan (sister of John Buchanan of Sheriff Hall)
  a. Robert Young of Auchenskeoch (a 1681, 3rd son)
  b.+ other issue - son (d infant?), John (a 1671, dvp)
  m2. Janet Cutler or Cutlar (b c1639, d 16.03.1691)
d. Patrick Young (d before 11.04.1710)
  e. William Young of Auchenskeoch (d 09.03.1713)
  m. Margaret Napier (dau of Alexander Napier of Blackstoun, son of Adam son of John of Merchiston)
  (1) Alexander Young of Auchenskeoch (d before 22.03.1750)
  m. Mary Herries (d before 1756, dau of Robert Herries of Halldykes)
  (A) William Young of Auchenskeoch, Governor of Tobago (dsp)
  m. Anna Herries (dau of Charles Herries, son of Robert of Halldykes)
  (B) Robert Young (b 24.07.1738)
  m. (01.10.1768) Harriet Herries (b c1753, sister of Anna)
  (i) Alexander William Young (b 30.08.1769)
  m. H. Kensington
  (a) Harriet Young
m. _ Bridges (Captain RN)
  (ii) Robert Herries Spearman Young (b 13.04.1782, d 09.05.1820) had issue
  m. (1809) Emelia Wetherell (b 1781, d 1861, "of the family of Sir Charles Wetherell")
  (iii) Harriet Young (b 07.11.1774)
  m. D. Campbell of Inverawe ## see here ##
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Charles Douglas (b 23.05.1777), Elizabeth (b 19.02.1776, d 1843)
  (C) Margaret Young
  m. Charles Spearman of Thornley
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (Major), Charles
  f. Grizel Young (a 1696)
  m. William Nielson of Barquhirne (a 1696)
  Possibly son (more likely grandson?) of Patrick (d 1680) was ...
  g. George Young (b 1674, d 14.02.1749, minister of Hutton & Corrie) - continued below
  m. Sophia Mein (d 11.1760, dau/coheir of Rev. John Mein of Westerkirk)
  iii.+ other issue - John (d 1634), Helen (d before 1666)
  C. James Young of Dumfries (a 1650)
2. daughter
  m. John Johnstone



According to McCall (p281), the following family "is understood to derive its origin from the Youngs of Auchenskeoch" and suggests that the following George was possibly son or grandson of the above Patrick of Auchenskeoch who died in 1680.
George Young (b 1674, d 14.02.1749, minister of Hutton & Corrie) - continued above
m. Sophia Mein (d 11.1760, dau/coheir of Rev. John Mein of Westerkirk)
1. John Young (b 26.04.1706, physician)
  A. William Young in Plymouth had issue
2. William Young (b 29.10.1710, d 29.06.1761, minister of Hutton & Corrie, 3rd son) the first mentioned by MGH
m. (01.06.1750) Agnes Orr (b 09.11.1722, d 11.06.1809, dau of Rev. Alexander Orr of Hazelside by Agnes, dau/coheir of John Dalrymple of Waterside)
  A. George Young (bpt 12.07.1752, d 1753)
  B. Alexander Young of Harburn (b 06.1757, d 03.12.1842, WS)
  m. (06.05.1789) Sophia Bell (b c1770, d 26.11.1847, dau of William Bell of Guernsey)
  i. William Young, later Young-Herries of Spottes, Galloway (b 03.07.1794, d 12.02.1872) had issue
  m. (08.09.1822) Amelia Saumarez (b c1800, d 07.12.1838, dau of Admiral Sir James Saumarez, Bart)
  ii. Henrietta Young (b 01.08.1796, d 20.04.1839)
  m. Thomas Shortts (b c1789, d 05.03.1843, surgeon)
  iii. Elizabeth Young (b 20.10.1800, d 16.10.1874)
m. James Hunter Rutherfurd (b 1794-5, d 01.02.1866, Major)
  iv. Anne Dashwood Young (b 15.06.1810, d 05.09.1876)
  m. James Conway Victor (b 1792-3, d 04.02.1864, General)
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (b 06.05.1790, d 24.06.1842), Sophia (b 01.10.1792, d 16.05.1871), Georgina (b 21.01.1802, d 07.10.1813)
  C. Agnes Young (bpt 07.09.1755, d 04.06.1812)
  m. (1780) Thomas Hardy of Charlesfield (professor, minister)
3. Christian (Kirstin) Young (b 22.03.1716)
  m. George Laidlaw in Crakhaugh
4. Margaret Young (b 04.01.1722)
  m. (1756) William Moffat in London
5. Alison Young (b 11.06.1724, d 30.06.1771)
  m. (1766) John Laidlaw of Galloway
6.+ other issue - George (b 05.12.1708, d young?), Henry (b 04.1720, surgeon), Elizabeth (b 10.08.1712, d young?), Sophia (b 04.02.1715, d young?), Mary (b 04.04.1718, a 1760)

Main source(s): 'Some old families' (H.B. McCall, vol 2 (1890), Chapter XI: 'The family of Young', p263+) with a little support for the lower section from MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), p274)
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