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Robert Young's Cabin .... The restored cabin of Robert Young, early pioneer of Washington County, Tennessee is now located in Sertoma City Park, Johnson City, Tennessee

Note from Betty Jane Hylton: The Robert Young cabin has been moved to Winged Deer Park at Boone Lake. It has been remodeled and made into offices, losing it's historical value. The local descendants are very disappointed that the city officials moved it off the original land grant. Today, 9/24/02 the Overmountain Men held a ceromony at the Robert Young Cemetery honoring him.


ROBERT YOUNG

ROBERT YOUNG
Born: ca 1720	
Died: 1792 Washington County, Tennessee

Wife: MARY (Douglas ?)

Children: 

Jane   B:ca 1738-40 Virginia   D:Before 1826   M:1. ? Henry 2.
John Long			

James   B:ca 1742 Virginia   D:1776   M:Elizabeth Long
	
Robert   D:Before 1806   M:Phebe Douglas

John   B:ca 1745 Virginia   D:ca 1802 Washington Co, TN  
M:Isibill Cunningham
			
Margaret   M:William Butler

William

Elizabeth   B:ca 1753   D:After 1824 Cocke Co, TN   M:John
Gilliland
		
Mary   B:ca 1755 Virginia   D:9 Jun 1806 Knox Co, TN  
M:Jonathan Douglas
		
Martha   M:John Cashady

Joseph   B:ca 1762 Augusta Co, VA   D:1822 Washington Co,
TN   M:1. Polly Sims 2. Esther Crockett
			
Agnes   B:ca 1760-1770 Virginia   M:John Henry

Thomas   B:ca 1765 Virginia   D:ca 1795 Washington Co, TN  
M:Mary Rutledge

Charles   B:Virginia	D:Before 1796 Washington Co, TN  
M:Rebecca Wilkins
		

Notes and References:

1. Robert Young Sr., Robert Young Jr., Charles Young,
William Young, John Gilliland and Jonathan Douglas were
veterans of the Revolution.

2. James Young was killed by Indians in 1776.

3. “Robert Young-Patriot and Pioneer”. Simmons



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