YOUNG, Robert, Sr.

Last revised: 09 Mar 2014

(Born 1720 – Died 1792 Washington County, Tennessee)

Robert Young, Sr. served at the Battle of Kings Mountain where he was credited with shooting Colonel Fergeson while using his gun “Sweet Lips”. This gun now hangs in the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. George Jones recorded the song “Sweet Lips” which was about this gun.