Colleen Agnes Young

9 September 1930–18 February 1985 (Age 54)
Coaldale, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Colleen Agnes

When Colleen Agnes Young was born on 9 September 1930, in Coaldale, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Mervin Young, was 24 and her mother, Gertrude Marie Bolinger, was 22. She married Junior Earl Hanks on 9 March 1948, in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Broad Top Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 18 February 1985, in Windber, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Morrison Cove, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Junior Earl Hanks
Colleen Agnes Young
Marriage: 9 March 1948
Earl Jason Hanks

Spouse and Children

9 March 1948
Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


    Earl Jason Hanks


Parents and Siblings

    Mervin Young


    Gertrude Marie Bolinger




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 2

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 15

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Colleen A Young in household of Mervin Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Colleen Young in entry for David Timothy Rankin and Carol June Hanks, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Colleen Young in entry for Earl Jason Hanks and Kathryn Darlene Steele, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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