When Sarah Tennessee Young was born on 13 August 1856, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, her father, Orville William Young, was 49 and her mother, Mary Stella Hunter, was 40. She married John Franklin Brewer in 1877. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Parks Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Loco, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 8 December 1954, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Comanche, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.
English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .
Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.
When Sally Tennessee Young was born on August 15, 1856, in McNairy, Tennessee, her father, Orvil, was 49, and her mother, Mary, was 40. She married John Franklin Brewer in 1877. They had seven childre …