Darius Nutter Young

Brief Life History of Darius Nutter

When Darius Nutter Young was born on 3 July 1845, in Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Young, was 38 and his mother, Louisa Durland, was 40.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Darius Nutter? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Young
1808–1858
Louisa Durland
1805–
Mary E. Young
1832–1884
Nicolas C. Young
1845–1913
Young
1833–1833
Robert Hill Young
1834–1889
Stephen Campbell Young
1837–1879
Henrietta Young
1839–
Abraham Young
1842–1868
Elizabeth Young
1844–1851
Darius Nutter Young
1845–
Thomas Millidge Young
1846–
Elizabeth Young
1851–

Sources (2)

  • Darius Nutter Young, "Nova Scotia, Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"
  • Darius Nutter Young, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

World Events (6)

1848 · Self-Governing

In 1848, Nova Scotia became the first self-governing colony in the British Empire.

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.