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Generation 9:
Mary McComb
    +James Young
        --Mary Young

Generation 10:
    +Jannett "Jane" Raeburn
        --Mary McComb
                m. James Young
        --William McComb
                m. Rebeckah Young

“This is the history of my family as they fled a massacre in Cowal, Scotland, in 1646, settled at Larne, in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, and made their way to colonial America, beginning in 1737, with descendants migrating all over the United States” (p. 1). 3. Two children of John YOUNG Sr and wife Elizabeth KINGDOM married 2 children of Andrew McCOMB and wife Jannett RAEBURN [REABURN] [RAYBURN] and James YOUNG m Mary McCOMB and Rebeckah YOUNG m William McCOMB 4. My Ancesteral grandparents were William McComb (Son of Andrew MCCOMB & Jean) and Rebeckah Young (Daughter of John YOUNG & Agnes Elizabeth Davis (Kingdom)). Both were born in Augusta Co., VA, married, and move to first KY then IN. 

https://www.geni.com/people/John-Young-Sr/6000000007850138694

The Dunoon massacre was a massacre that took place around Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula, Scotland, in 1646. Men of the powerful Clan Campbell massacred men, women and children of the Clan Lamont.[1]

By 1646, the Clan Campbell, neighbours of the Clan Lamont, had steadily encroached the Lamont's lands. After the 1645 Battle of Inverlochy near Fort William, the Clan Lamont took the opportunity to lay waste to the Campbell's territory. The following year, the powerful Clan Campbell army invaded the Clan Lamont lands, taking their castles of Toward on Cowal and Ascog on Bute. At Castle Toward the Campbells asked for hospitality, which was given, according to custom, and then slaughtered the Lamonts in their beds finally throwing bodies down the well to poison the water should they have missed anyone. Sir James Lamont surrendered after accepting fair terms for his people, but the Campbells then slaughtered over two hundred of Lamont's men, women and children. Elsewhere, one tree was said to have carried thirty five bodies from its branches, and another thirty six men were buried alive. The two Lamont castles were set alight and razed. Sir James Lamont was thrown into a dungeon for five years. This event became known as the Dunoon massacre.[2][3]

The massacre is commemorated by a memorial in Dunoon, dedicated in 1906 and known as the Clan Lamont Memorial or the Dunoon Massacre Memorial

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