Good info on Fort Young, thanks for posting. One thing that appears to be in error though:
In your post was the following:
According to Haynes Family records the fort was named after Robert Young who directed the building of the fort. He was the brother of Janet Young who married Capt. Joseph Haynes in Rockingham County in 1779.
Since Fort Young was built in 1756, the Robert Young that directed the building of Fort Young would have had to have been born no later than 1735 or so (assuming that he would have had the knowledge of construction at age 21), which would have been impossible since Janet's father John Young was born abt. 1730. Even Janet's Uncle Robert Young (b. 1742) was born too late to have been the builder of Fort Young. I'd suggest a more likely builder of Fort Young was most likely Janet's grandfather, Robert Young (b. abt. 1711 County Antrim, Ireland, d. 1762, Augusta County) who married Agnes Crockett. Robert was one of the earliest settlers in Beverley Manor and was a well-respected elder of Augusta County during that time period.
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