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Strawbridge Young and Martha Ann Gash

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Strawbridge Young

 

Strawbridge Young

 

 

 

 

 

Research Sources:

 

 

Research Participants:

  • Linda Hoxit Raxter, compiler
  • Linda O. Anders

Previous Research By:

  • Suzanne Forts
  • Daniel E. Johnson, IV
  • Helen Louise Daniels Peeler
  • LaMona Philips
  • Kevin Young

Originally posted March 12, 2003

All historic research is an ongoing process.  The following information reflects currently available sources and is subject to change as new information is located.

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Household Group Summary:

Heads of House:

Strawbridge Young

Martha Ann Gash

Born: July 20, 1797
North Carolina
Born: September 21, 1804
North Carolina
Died: January 25, 1874
Transylvania County, North Carolina
Died: July 6, 1885
Transylvania County, North Carolina
Buried: Davidson River Cemetery
Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, NC
Buried: Davidson River Cemetery
Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, NC
Parents: 
Parents: 
John Gash (1769-1857)
Nancy Gudger (1777-1851)
Married: March 16, 1824, Swannanoa Settlement, Buncombe County, North Carolina

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Other Household Members:

Ann Young - Daughter

Born about 1824
Died childhood
Buried  

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Mary S. Young - Daughter

Born April 16, 1825
Died November 20, 1873
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina
Married
November 7, 1850 to James Wiley Clayton (March 2, 1823 to January 19, 1908)
Son of John Clayton and Susan Wetzel

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Martin Gash Young - Son

Born February 16, 1826 (1827)
Died March 2, 1865, Elmira, New York
Buried  
Married  

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Joshua Milton Young - Son

Born January 19, 1829
Died July 28, 1875
Buried  
Married  

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Nancy Eveline Young

Born March 8, 1831
Died 1833
Buried  

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Naomi Maulina "Mollie" Young - Daughter

Born October 16, 1833
Died November 20, 1873 in Transylvania County, North Carolina
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina
Married
Alexander Fletcher English (June 30, 1830 to August 16, 1896)
See Household Abstract for A. F. English and Naomi Young 

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Margaret Louisa Young - Daughter

Born April 19, 1836
Died May 27, 1918 in Transylvania County, North Carolina
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina
Married
April 1, 1874 to James Wiley Clayton (March 2, 1823 to January 19, 1908)
Son of John Clayton and Susan Wetzel

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Rachel E. Young - Daughter

Born June 4, 1838 in Henderson County, North Carolina (Present day Transylvania County)
Died December 20, 1923 in Transylvania County, North Carolina
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina
Married
March 22, 1866 to James Henry Cagle (December 18, 1837 to November 13, 1922)
Son of Leonard Charles Cagle and Mary J. Osborne

[Note - having children 6 months apart is more than difficult. 1840 and 1860 census records indicate that Rachel may have been born after 1840. The date above is from her cemetery marker. - LHR]

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John S. Young - Son

Born December 30, 1838
Died 1863, Battle of Chickamauga
Buried  
Married  

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Malinda Adaline Young - Daughter

Born August 6, 1843
Died September 27, 1932
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina
Married July 30, 1876 to Perry P. Orr (1849 - 1928)

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Martha Elizabeth Young - Daughter

Born August 7, 1846
Died October 17, 1846
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina

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Sarah Ann Eliza Young - Daughter

Born October 17, 1847
Died December 22, 1848
Buried Davidson River Cemetery, Boyd Twp., Transylvania County, North Carolina

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Unidentified Slaves:

(See our research kit for more information for ongoing slave research)

1830: Buncombe County, North Carolina, Fifth Federal Census of the United States
Black female born about 1820-1830
Black female born about 1806-1820
 
1840: Henderson County, North Carolina, Sixth Federal Census of the United States
Black male born about 1830-1840
Black male born about 1830-1840
Black female born about 1830-1840
 
1850: Henderson County, North Carolina Slave Schedule, Seventh Federal Census of the United States
Black male born about 1837
Black female born about 1845
 
1860: Henderson County, North Carolina Slave Schedule, Eighth Federal Census of the United States
Black male born about 1828
Black female born about 1847
Black female born about 1830 - idiotic

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Additional Published Research:

Forts, Suzanne, "Gudger," Ancestry World Family Tree, http://www.ancestry.com, Updated 01 NOV 2001.
Johnson, Daniel E., "Johnson Pyatte Website," Ancestry World Family Tree, http://www.ancestry.com, Updated 17 DEC 2002.
Peeler, Helen Louise Daniels, "Strawbridge and Martha Ann Gash Young," Transylvania County Heritage Book Committee. The Heritage of Transylvania County, North Carolina, 1995. Waynesville, NC: Don Mills, Inc., 1995, 134.
Philips, LaMona, "Descendants of Leonhart Cagle 1684 Obermehlingen, West Germany," Ancestry World Family Tree, http://www.ancestry.com, Updated 04 FEB 2003.
Young, Kevin, "Young," Genealogy.com, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~toeriverfamilies, Updated 2001.

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Census Records: 

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1830 - Fifth Federal Census of the United States (from microfilm - LHR)
Buncombe County, North Carolina - page 232
Name Description
S. Young
Free White 2000020000000/0100100000000 
Slaves: Female under 10 & female 10-24
 
1840 - Sixth Federal Census of the United States (from microfilm - LHR)
Henderson County, North Carolina, page 131
Name Description
Strawbridge Young
Free Whites:  1200001000000/1110010000000 - 1 learned professional
Slaves: 2 males under 10, 1- female under 10
 
1860 - Eighth Federal Population Census of the United States (from microfilm - LHR)
Pages 442A & 442B, Dwelling # 1266, Davidson River PO, Henderson County, North Carolina
Name Description
S Young 63, male, farmer, $4050 real estate, $4000 personal estate, born in North Carolina
Martha Female, North Carolina
Martin Female, farm labor, North Carolina
Milton Female, farm labor, North Carolina [page break in household listing follows]
Margaret L 24, female, North Carolina
John S 21, male, farm labor, North Carolina
Rachel E 19, female, North Carolina
Malinda 17, female, North Carolina
[Age is left blank for Martha, Martin and Milton.  Gender listings of ditto marks following Martha are in error - LHR]
1860 Slave Schedule listing for S. Young - 1 slave house
Black male age 32
Black female age 13
Black female age 30, idiotic
 
1870 - Ninth Federal Census of the United States (from microfilm - LHR)
Page 403A, Dwelling # 114, Brevard Twp, Brevard PO, Transylvania County, North Carolina
Name Description
Young, Straub 75, male, white, farmer, $3600 real estate, $600 personal estate, born in North Carolina
 - Martha A 65, female, white, North Carolina
 - Joshua M. 40, male, white, at home, North Carolina
 - Margaret 34, female, white, at home, North Carolina
 - Malinda A 27, female, white, at home, North Carolina
 
1880 - Tenth Federal Census of the United States,  (from microfilm - LHR)
SD 4, ED 186, Sheet 8, p 227B, Dwelling # 66, Davidson River Twp, Transylvania County, North Carolina
Name Description
Orr, Perry P White, male, 31, married, carpenter, born in North Carolina, father born in North Carolina, mother born in North Carolina
 - Malinda A White, female, 35, wife, married, Keeping House, NC, NC, NC
 - Junia U White, female, 11/12, born June, daughter, single, NC, NC, NC
Young, Martha A White, female, 77, Mother-in-law, widowed, NC, NC, NC

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Property Records:

20 JUL 1824 Buncombe County, North Carolina Registry, Book 13 pages 432-433
from Grantor William Murray, of Buncombe County, North Carolina
to Grantee Strawbridge Young, of Buncombe County, North Carolina
Notes 162 acres for $657.  Both sides of Hoopers Creek on the south side of cane break.
Witnesses  Charles H. Lance, Martin A. Gash

Signature

 - William Murray

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15 NOV 1843 Buncombe County, North Carolina Registry, Book 23, pages 14-15.  Duplicate in Book 24 page 92.
from Grantor Strawbridge Young of Henderson County, North Carolina
to Grantee John Gash of Buncombe County, North Carolina
Notes 162 acres on Hoopers Creek adjoining Daniel Blake, A. H. Marimon, Joshua Souther, John Plumley at others
Witnesses  M. A. Gash, L. S. Gash

Signature

 - Straub Young

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10 OCT 1848 Buncombe County, North Carolina Registry, Book 24 page 93.
from Grantor John Gash of Buncombe County, North Carolina
to Grantee Alfred Gash of Henderson County, North Carolina
Notes in consideration of "love and affection for my son Alfred Gash...and $800."  The $800 paid as $100 "to each of my children":
  • Martin Gash, Henderson County, NC
  • Wm A Gash, Henderson County, NC
  • Leander Gash, Henderson County, NC
  • Martha A. Young, wife of Straub Young, Henderson County, NC
  • Louise E. Erwin, wife of John W. Erwin, Henderson County, NC
  • Rachel C. Erwin, wife of Overton L. Erwin, Henderson County, NC
  • Heirs of Nomia Y. Harden, dec'd, former wife of John P. Harden of Blount Co., TN
  • Joseph D. Gash of __lay County, MS - held by John Gash

Property on Hoopers Creek conveyed by Straub Young to John Gash

Witnesses  L. S. Gash

Signature

 - John (X) Gash

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12 MAY 1867 Transylvania County, North Carolina Registry - Deed (From deed - LOA)
from Grantor Strawbridge Young, Transylvania County, North Carolina
to Grantee A. F. English, W. L. Case, and S. R. Neill, Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Book 1 pp 317-318




 

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Family Records:

Cemeteries:

Davidson River Cemetery (from markers - LHR)
Boyd Township, Transylvania County, North Carolina
Name, comments Birth Death
Martha E. Young 07 AUG 1846 17 OCT 1846
Sarah E. Young 17 OCT 1847 22 DEC 1848
Joseph F. Clayton, son of J. W. and M. S. Clayton 24 JAN 1856 01 NOV 1862
Mary S. Young, wife of J. W. Clayton, Member M. E. Church 16 APR 1825 20 NOV 1873
Straub Young 20 JUL 1797 25 JAN 1874
Infant child of J. W. and M. L. Clayton APR 1876 APR 1876
M. A. Gash, wife of S. Young 21 SEP 1804 06 JUL 1885
James W. Clayton 02 MAR 1823 19 JAN 1908
J. Henry Cagle 18 DEC 1837 13 NOV 1922
Rachel E. Cagle 04 JUN 1838 20 DEC 1923
P. P. Orr 1849 1928
Adaline Orr 1843 1932
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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