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Andrew "Lamont" Young Reunion
Posted by: George Young (ID *****1334) Date: October 16, 2006 at 18:09:09
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Young Reunion Plans

Descendants of ANDREW “LAMONT” YOUNG

Andrew was born abt 1644 Knockdow, Argyll, Scotland near Dunoon to John Lamont & Mary Young. After John Lamont, along with several hundred other Lamonts, were killed by a Campbell massacre, Mary fled with her children to Larne, Antrim, Ireland. Andrew changed his last name to Young, his 3 other brothers changed their last names to Sitlington, White & Green. The were involved in the Linen business near Larne, N Ireland

We believe Andrew died in Ireland, but his two sons John Young & James C Young emigrated to Augusta Co, VA about 1740 along with John’s children - Sarah, Hugh, John, William, Jane, James, & Robert & James C’s child James.

Goal of meeting:
       Meet other cousins
       Gather & share genealogy details of all the lines
       Get more family stories about the frontier days of this family
       Augusta Co, VA - exact site TBA
       Early Summer, May or June TBA
       Any descendant of Andrew Young is welcomed
       Exchange genealogy details
       Field trips to farm lands where the Young’s lived, churches they attended, and cemeteries in 1740 era
       See photos from the Young’s homes in Ireland and Lamont’s in Scotland before coming to America
       Hear about our DNA projects
       Discuss possible book revision/update of “John Young, KY Pioneer” by Jessamine Young Wooten to include all descendants of Andrew Young

Come join us for a fun weekend

Write to us with your ideas to, we are now just in planning stages.
George Young
4316 32nd AVE CT NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335


Roy Young
85 Fulks Terrace
Martinsburg, W Virginia 25401

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