This is the eighteenth in a series about Maryland families. The author, already well kwn for his works on the Brandenburg, Browning, Burdette, Fry, Fulks, Hines, Hurley, King, Lewis, Lowder, Maddox, Miles, Mullinix-Mullineaux, Niekirk, Perry, Pratt, Purdum, Soper, Stottlemyer, Walker, Warfield, Watkins and White families, w turns his attention to the Young families. Following the custom of the earlier works in this series, the book begins with a look at the early history of the Maryland Colony and the formation of the counties and discusses the earliest records of the Young family found in Maryland. The author primarily studies the Young family members that originated in Frederick, Washington and Montgomery Counties, Maryland, although others are mentioned as they are found in other locations. Chapters 1-7 explore the descendents of seven individuals, beginning with Ludwig Young, who was born c.1729 in Holland and died 1795 in Hagerstown, Maryland. Chapters are included on various branches of the Young family in Montgomery, Frederick, Washington and Prince George's County as well as miscellaneous family members from all over the state of Maryland. A full name index is included. This is an essential resource for researching your Young family roots.