Mary Elvira Young

16 March 1870–2 March 1899 (Age 28)
Corn Creek, Millard, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Mary Elvira

When Mary Elvira Young was born on 16 March 1870, in Corn Creek, Millard, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Kenneth Bennett Young, was 32 and her mother, Almira Lucinda Smithson, was 27. She married Andrew Cassius Middlemist in 1891, in Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Petersburg, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870 and La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1880. She died on 2 March 1899, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Andrew Cassius Middlemist
Mary Elvira Young
Marriage: 1891
Cassius Andrew Middlemist
Lucinda Elvira Middlemist
William Bennett Middlemist

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Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 6

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 11

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Elvira Young in household of Kenneth Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Young in household of Kenneth B Young, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elvira Young, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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