Lorena Dunn

6 October 1883–22 August 1970 (Age 86)
Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lorena

When Lorena 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 Idaho, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910. She died on 22 August 1970, in Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Young
Lorena Dunn
Marriage: 29 December 1903
Kenneth James Young
Dorothy Young
Virginia Young
Lafayette Young
Stanley Keith Young

Spouse and Children

29 December 1903
Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States


    Kenneth James Young


    Dorothy Young


    Virginia Young


    Lafayette Young


    Stanley Keith Young


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 7

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

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

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Young in household of Lafeyette Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorena Young in household of Lafayette Young, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lorena Young in household of Lafayette Young, "United States Census, 1930"

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