Lorena A Dunn

Brief Life History of Lorena A

When Lorena A Dunn was born on 6 October 1883, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, James Hamilton Dunn, was 18 and her mother, Julia Ann Wilkinson, was 20. She married Lafayette Young on 29 December 1903, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1950. She died on 22 August 1970, in Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Young
1872–1964
Lorena A Dunn
1883–1970
Marriage: 29 December 1903
Kenneth James Young
1907–1990
Dorothy J Young
1909–1973
Virginia Young
1913–1999
Lafayette Young
1915–1999
Stanley Keith Young
1924–1974

Sources (21)

  • Lorena A Young, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lorena Dunn, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Lorena Young, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1890

Idaho is the 43rd state.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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