Edward H. Young
(Cir 1805-Cir 1855)
Sarah C. Draper
(Cir 1808-After 1880)
William D. Young
(Cir 1833-After 1880)
Sarah H. Barnes
(Cir 1834-1869)
Drury Francis Young


Family Links

1. Lucy H. Heflin

2. Ettie Louise Cleaton

Drury Francis Young

  • Born: 22 Nov 1866, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia
  • Marriage (1): Lucy H. Heflin on 21 Dec 1892 in Wake Co., N.C.
  • Marriage (2): Ettie Louise Cleaton on 16 Nov 1904 in Dinwiddie Co., Virginia
  • Died: 7 Dec 1929, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia at age 63
  • Buried: 8 Dec 1929, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia

bullet   Cause of his death was Death caused by self inflicted gun shot wound to head - seated in chair.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for Raleigh Ward 4, Wake Co., North Carolina, District 145, page 125A, dated June 11, 1900 records Drury F. (Nov 1866 - VA/VA/VA) and Lucy H. (Jan 1867 - NC/NC/NC) with children John Douglas (Dec 1895 - NC) and William L. (July 1897 - NC). Drury and Lucy have been married for 7 years and have had 3 children of whom 2 are still living. Drury is employed as a Telegraph Lineman.

The 1910 Federal Census for Rowanty, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia, District 28, page 105B, dated April 19, 1910 records Drewry F. (42) and Etta L. (35) Young with children Douglas J. (14 - NC/VA/NC), Wm Lawrence (12 - NC/VA/NC), and Lucy H. (6 - NC/VA/NC). Drewry and Etta have been married for 3 years. This is the 2nd marriage for Drewry and 1st for Etta.
Note: According to the WWI Draft Registration Card, William Lawrence Young was born July 1, 1897 in Raleigh, N.C. A North Carolina Death Certificate names the parents of William Lawrence Young as Drury F. Young and Lucy Heflin. The certificate records:
William Lawrence Young, Sr. of Petersburg, VA died of Natural Causes at Roanoke Rapids Hospital, Halifax Co., NC on July 16, 1971. He was born July 1, 1897 in N. C. and will be buried July 20, 1971 at Southlawn Memorial Park, Price George Co., VA.

The 1920 Federal Census for Rowanty, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia, District 25, page 202B, dated January 10, 1920 records Drewery F. (58 - VA/VA/VA) and Eddie L. (53 - VA/VA/VA) Young with children Douglas (24 - VA/VA/VA), Lawrence (22 - VA/VA/VA), and Lucy (16 - VA/VA/VA).

The 1930 Federal Census for Rowanty, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia, District 7, page 119B, dated April 9, 1930 records the widow Ettie L. Young (63 - VA/VA/VA).

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Drury Francis Young (married)
Residence: Dinwiddie Co., VA
Occupation: Farmer & Contractor
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 63
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1866
Death Date: 7 Dec 1929
Death Place: Dinwiddie, Virginia
Burial: Dec 8, 1929 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
Registration Date: Jan 1930
Father: Wm D Young born Dinwiddie Co., VA
Mother: Sarah Barner born Dinwiddie Co., VA
Spouse: Ettie L Young
Informant: Wm Lawrence Young [son] of Petersburg, VA


Drury married Lucy H. Heflin on 21 Dec 1892 in Wake Co., N.C. (Lucy H. Heflin was born in Jan 1867 in North Carolina and died circa 1903 in Raleigh, Wake Co., N.C..)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011
Name: Drury F Young
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1866
Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1892
Marriage Place: Wake, North Carolina
Father: W D Young
Mother: Sarah Young
Spouse: Lucy H Heflin
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1868
Spouse Father: R L Heflin
Spouse Mother: L A Heflin
Event Type: Marriage


Drury next married Ettie Louise Cleaton on 16 Nov 1904 in Dinwiddie Co., Virginia. (Ettie Louise Cleaton was born on 8 Jul 1866 in Mecklenburg Co., VA and died on 8 Apr 1944 in Rowanta, Dinwiddie Co., VA.) The cause of her death was Cerebral Hemorrhage.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Druey F. Young
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Age: 38
Birth Date: 1866
Birth Place: Dinwiddie Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 16 Nov 1904
Marriage Place: Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Father: Wm. D. Young
Mother: Sarah Barnes
Spouse: Ellen Louise Chatum *
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Date: 1868
Birth Place: Dinwiddie Co., VA.
Father: Thos. J. Chatum
Mother: Laura Chatum
FHL Film Number: 31111
Reference ID: p95
* Although this marriage license was transcribed with the bride's name as Ellen Louise Chatum, the original image was not displayed. Census records indicate that the Ellen is actually Ettie and her 1944 death certificate has her surname as Cleaton. This researcher believes the "llen" transcribed orginal script was actually "ttie" and the "hatum" transcribed original script wasa ctually "leaton". See general notes for Drury Young for census facts and medical notes for Ettie Cleaton. The 1900 census records Ettie L. Cleaton.

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