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James Young (1796- )

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c.1796 Born in Perthshire[1] or Dalry, Edinburgh[2]

1819 Married Susan Matheson in Edinburgh[3]

1824 Birth of son George Williamson Young

1826 Birth of son John

c.1833 Birth of daughter, Elisabeth. in St Madoes, Perthshire[4]

1841 James Young 45, farmer, lived in St Madoes, with Susan Young 45, Janet Young 13, Alison Young 11, Elizabeth Young 9[5]

Practising as an engineer and architect in Perth in partnership with Alexander Mitchell

1851 James Young 56, Farmer Of 66 Acres Employing 3 Male Labourers & 1 Woman, Also Miller Employing 2 Labourers, Also Landsurveyor, lived in St Madoes, with his daughters, Aleson Young 20, his housekeeper, and Elizabeth Young 18, and niece Susan Y. Rait 2[6]

1861 James Young was absent; he was a Farmer of 67 acres (employing 2 Man 1 Boy), lived in St Madoes with Susan Young 67, Elizabeth Young 28[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. BMD
  4. BMD
  5. 1841 census
  6. 1851 census
  7. 1861 census