|Biography*|| ||Edward Young may have come to North Carolina from James City County, VA. The Ellerby family was also from James City County, and the two families may have been related prior to moving to NC. See The Ellerbe Family History, by Ronald William Ellerbe.|
8 Nov 1728 -- EDWARD YOUNG to Robert Hill, five pounds for 100 acres on the south side of the Morattuck River and Great Meadow. Part of 625 acres, a patent dated 1 Feb 1725. Witnesses: William Person, William Gray. Nov Court 1728. Ed. Mashborne, D. C/C. 1
12 Feb 1728/9 -- John Gray to EDWARD YOUNG, 600 acres on the south side of the Roanoke River and the east side of Hubquarter Creek. Adjacent to Thomas Whitmell. By patent dated Oct 19, 1727. Witnesses: William Gray, George Otway. February Court 1728/9. Ed. Mashborne, D. C/C.
Feb 1729/30 -- EDWARD YOUNG to John Parsons of Isle of Wight Co., VA, seven pounds, ten shillings for 300 acres on the south side of the Morrattuck River and Stonehouse Creek. part of 400 acres, a patent dated 1 Dec 1727. Witnesses: Martin Lyons, Thomas Coverley. Feb Court 1729, Thomas Crew, D. C/C.
10 Feb 1729/30 -- EDWARD YOUNG to Thomas Elaby [Ellerby], seven pounds for 100 acres, part of a patent dated 1 Dec 1727 on the south side of the Morattuck River at the Fork of Stonehouse Marsh. Adjacent to John Parson. Witnesses Martin Lyons, Thomas Coverly.
In Feb 1736, FRANCIS YOUNG of Edgecombe Precinct sold the same 150 acres on the south side of the Morattuck River to EDWARD YOUNG, for 30 pds. It adjoined Robert Hill and the river. Witnesses were Joseph John Alston, and Thomas Kearney (Edgecombe Deed Bk 1, p. 185). Note that Thomas Kearney was married to Sarah Alston, sister of Joseph John Alston. This might suggest that either Francis or Edward Young was also an Alston relative, but that has not been proven. Joseph John and Sarah Alston were children of John Alston and Mary Clark, of County Bedford, England. The Alston line can be traced back to Edward Alston, born circa 1507 in County Suffolk, England (Ancestry World Tree, at www.ancestry.com).
20 Apr 1737 -- John Thompkins of Edgecombe Pct. to Thomas Lynch, 25 pounds current money for 100 acres, a tract and plantation on the south side of the Morratock river, joining the Beaverdm creek, Thomas Elleby [Ellerby], the river and FRANCIS YOUNG. All houses, orchards, gardens, etc., part of a patent for 570 acres granted to Thomas Whitmel on 6 Apr 1722, and by him conveyed to EDWARD YOUNG, and by the said Young conveyed to Robert Hill, and by the said Hill conveyed to the said Thompkins, 28 Mar 1730. Witnesses: William Person, EDWARD YOUNG, Thomas Elerbe. Reg. Edgecombe Pct., August Court 1737. Thomas Kearney, D. C. Ct. 2
10 Feb 1738/9 -- Thomas Lynch to EDWARD YOUNG, both of Edgecombe Pct., 20 pounds current money of Virginia for 100 acres more or less, on the south side of the Moratock river, joining Beaverdam creek, Thomas Ellerbe, FRANCIS YOUNG and the river. all houses, buildings, etc. Witnesses: William Person, John Macon, John Ellerbe, Reg: J. Edwards, C. Ct. 3
22 Sep 1742 -- John Alston of Chowan Co. to EDWARD YOUNG of Edgecombe Co., five pounds for 500 acres on the west side of Consway Creek, all houses, orchards, etc., as by patent to the said Alston dated 20 Nov 1739. Witnesses: Joseph John Alston, Philip Alston, Elizabeth Alston. Reg. Edgecombe Co. Feb Court 1742/3. R. Forster C. Ct.
16 Mar 1742/3 -- EDWARD YOUNG was granted 100 acres in Edgecombe County on the South side of Fishing Creek, joining Joseph John Alston and the creek. 4
14 Aug 1743 -- EDWARD YOUNG (county not identified) to George Rollison, five pounds current money of Virginia for 250 acres on the south west side of Conaway Creek, all houses, etc., being one-half of 500 acres granted to John Alston. Witnesses: William Person, William Williams, Reg. Edgecombe Co., Aug Court 1743, Robert Forster, C. Ct.
5 Mar 1745 -- EDWARD YOUNG of Edgecombe Co. to William Eaton of Edgecombe Co, 250 pounds VA money for 1170 acres more or less contained in 2 patents; 570 acres granted to Thomas Whitmill on 6 Apr 1722 and 600 acres granted to John Gray on 19 Oct 1727. Witnesses: William Person, Jeconias Yancey, Joseph Kimball, Reg. Edgecombe Co. May Court 1746, R. Forster, C. Ct.
20 Apr 1745 -- Joseph John Alston was granted 630 acres in Edgecombe County on the South side of Conaway Creek, joining EDWARD YOUNG, the Head of a Bottom, Reedy Creek, a Meadow Branch, Bens Creek, Colo. Moseley, and Conaway Creek.
25 Mar 1749 -- EDWARD YOUNG was granted 360 acres in Granville County and in Edgecombe County in the Parish of St. John, joining Reedy Creek. OR: /s/ (mark) Witnesses: John Thornton, Dan Weldon, surveyed 18 Mar 1748. SCC: Richd. Acock, Frans. Acock, Dan Weldon, Surveyor 5
25 Mar 1749 -- EDWARD YOUNG was granted 600 acres in Granville County on the North side of little Fishing Creek, joining the said creek. OR /s/ (mark). Witnesses: Willm. Eaton, John Thornton. surveyed 18 Apr 1748, SCC: Smith Paterson, Thos. Knight. D. Weldon, Surveyor
3 Nov 1750 -- EDWARD YOUNG, a warrant to Daniel Weldon to survey 640 acres in Granville County, joining Youngs own line. /s/ Fras. Corbin. 6
26 Oct 1753 -- Lewis Harris was granted 640 acres in Granville County on the North side of Bens Creek, joining the mouth and side of Sick Branch and the mouth and side of Piney Branch. OR: /s/ Lewis Harris. Witnesses: Jno. Haywood, Sherwood Haywood., surveyed 30 Sep 1751. SCC: Daniel Harris, EDWARD YOUNG, Dan Welson, Surveyor
29 Apr 1754 -- Lewis Davis, a warrant to Sherwood Haywood to survey 640 acres in Granville County, joining EDWARD YOUNG where the said YOUNG now dwells. entered 31 Jan 1754. /s/ Fras. Corbin. Back of document reads: "Grant 27 Nov 1760"
7 May 1757 -- William Burrow was granted 425 acres in Granville County in the Parish of St. John on the North side of Fishing Creek, joining CAPTAIN YOUNG and the said creek. OR: /s/ William Burrow. Witnesses: Jno. Haywood, Griffith Rutherford. entered 28 Dec 1751/2, surveyed 28 Mar 1755. SCC: Thomas Parm, John Burch, Sher. Haywood, D. Sur.
4 Nov 1757 -- James Alston was granted 640 acres in Edgecombe County in the Parish of Edgecombe on the South side of Reedy Creek, joining YOUNG'S corner, Fishing Creek, and the said Reedy Creek. OR: /s/ James Alston. Witnesses: Sher. Haywood, W. Johnson. surveyed 28 Apr 1756. SCC: EDWARD YOUNG, John Hudson. Sher. Haywood, D. Sur. 8
27 Mar 1759 -- Lewis Davis, a plat for 450 acres in Granville County on the South side of Fishing Creek, joining CAPTAIN YOUNG and Robert Taylor. SCC: EDWARD YOUNG, John Ward. Sherwood Haywood, D. Sur. Entered 31 Jan 1754 9
27 Nov 1760 -- Lewis Davis was granted 450 acres in Granville County in the parish of St. John on both sides of Fishing Creek, joining CAPTAIN YOUNG, Robert Taylor, and a Branch. OR: /s/ Lewis Davis. Witnesses: Blake Baker, Will Hurst. examined by: Thos. Jones and Will Hurst. surveyed 27 MAr 1755. SCC: EDWARD YOUNG, John Ward, Sher Haywood, D. Surveyor
24 Mar 1761 -- THOMAS YOUNG, a plat for 685 acres in Granville County on the North side of Little Fishing Creek, joining YOUNG'S own line, (a point) near Mabry's line, Hazelwood's line, Burrow's line, and the said creek. SCC: EDWARD YOUNG, JR., THOMAS YOUNG, Thos. Person, Surveyor.