Descendants of JOHN YOUNG

John Young was born during 1767 in Stotfield, Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland and married Margaret Edwards on 15 June 1788.  John was lost at sea on December 25th 1806 at the age of 39 during the “Stotfield Disaster” when the small village of Stotfield lost its entire fishing fleet during a sudden and violent storm. All of the able bodied men and youths were lost leaving 17 widows, 47 orphaned children and two older men.  John’s parents were John Young and ...

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