Would like to locate descendents of WILLIAM ALFRED YOUNG, b.1833 in Giles County,Tennessee and d.in or near Santa Cruz Co., California pre-1900.His wife was ELIZARUGGLES, b.Missouri and d.California after 1910.Lived in Santa Cruz Co. in the late 1800's. In the 1880 US census,William A. Young and wife Eliza lived in Soquel, Santa Cruz Co. where William Alfred Young was in the lumber business. Their children were: (1) William A. Young who married Jennie L. ?? (2) Anna Laura Young who married John Telfer, a Methodist minister (3) Mary Francis Young who married Thompson Drew (4) Charles Edwin Young who married Maude E. Walker (5) Walter Irvin Young who married Iris Maude Seroy
William Alfred Young was the son of Ann Winston Shelton Young who wasb.1808 Stokes Co., North Carolina and d.1848 Carroll Co., Missouri and Dr. William P. Young who was b.North Carolina and d.inCalifornia after 1860.
We are trying todocument thedescendents of the eleven children of Richard Shelton, b.1779 Louisa Co., Virginia andd.1842 Greensboro, North Carolina. The wife of Richard Shelton was Frances Barnett, b.1790 Louisa Co., Virginia andd.1849 Greensboro, North Carolina.After the death ofAnn Winston Shelton Young (child # 1 of Richard Shelton), Dr. William P. Young and son, William Alfred Young,moved onto Californiato participate in the Gold Rush. Marie Reedy