Lorena Dunn

Female6 October 1883–22 August 1970

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

Sources (20)

  • Laura Young in household of Lafeyette Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorena Dunn, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Lora Young in entry for Stanley Keith Young, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1903Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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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

    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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