Edna Lee Young

21 March 1882–4 September 1958 (Age 76)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Edna Lee

When Edna Lee Young was born on 21 March 1882, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Jacob W. Young, was 24 and her mother, Catherine Swihart, was 23. She married William Burton Starr on 28 March 1900, in Nemaha, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hanford, Kings, California, United States in 1920 and Brock, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 4 September 1958, at the age of 76, and was buried in Brock, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States.

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William Burton Starr
Edna Lee Young
Marriage: 28 March 1900
Emma Fern Starr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1900Nemaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 9
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 20
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Endna Young in household of Jacob Young, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
    • Edna L Mills in household of Grant C Mills, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Edna Lee Young Lockwood, "Find A Grave Index"

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