Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [919019.ged] !Stearns, Ezra S., compiler, GENEALOGICAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Vol III, pub by The Lewis Publishing Company, NY, Chicago, 1908, p. 1285. "Abiathar Young was a farmer in Sunapee, where he settled on virgin soil and made a farm in the woods, was well off for the time, was a member of the Methodist Church and was elected to town offices. Died at the age of 87. Death date only in this article. Birth date calculated from that. !"Youngs in the Revolutionary War: Part I, BORN YOUNG Sep, 1988, Vol 5, Number 3, p. 2. YOUNG, ABIATHER YOUNG, MARY, "Number R11,967. State of New Hampshire, County of Sullivan. (Rhode Island is just after Mary Young name.) July 1839. ..Appeared MARY YOUNG, a resident of Wendell in the county of Sullivan, aged 82...declaration made to obtain benefit of the provision made by Congress in 1838 (Half Pay & Pensions to Certain Widows). She is the widow of ABIATHOR YOUNG who was a private in the continental army of the Revolution. Entered the service before the battle of Bunker Hill and continued in service...Enlisted in Rhode Island company commanded by Coxhall ONEY (?) in the regiment commanded by Hitchock_____. Was in the battle of Bunker Hill and at Charlestown in Massachusetts before the British evacuated Boston. Marched through the states of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey; resided in Smith(?)field, county of Providence, Rhode Island when he entered the service. He enlisted as a volunteer and served in ____company with ESAK/ESIK (?) YOUNG and ROBERT YOUNG, who were pensioners under the act of 1818..deponent has no documentary evidence other than the certificate of her marriage. Married on the 14th day of September 1783 and her husband died 14 January 1827(?). She was not married (?) prior to his leaving the service, but his marriage took place previous to the 1st of January 1794...(MARY YOUNG'S signature.) Town Clerk's Office, Portsmouth, NH March 23, 1839. Town of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, NH: "The following is an extract from the records of marriages in said town of Portsmouth." "ABIATHER YOUNG of Wendell in the county of Cheshire and MARY LANG of Portsmouth were joined in marriage by Rev. Saml HAVEN at Portsmouth...Sept 14, 1783." Power of Attorney, Rev. Pension Claim: I, WILLIAM YOUNG of Sunapee in the county of Sullivan, NH, appoint F. L. EVANS my agent and attorney to prosecute the claim of MARY YOUNG for any amount of pension...Signed 1 April 1852 in presence of W. W. EASTMAN, Justice of the Peace, and ANDREW YOUNG. WILLIAM YOUNG states he is the child of MARY YOUNG, widow of ABIATHAR YOUNG, a Revolutionary War Soldier...MARY died on 10th of May 1841..." !Death: VITAL RECORDS OF SUNAPEE, SULLIVAN CO., NH, vol. I 1778-1844, FHLC #0015322, p. 921. Referred to him as "Capt."
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