Mary Elvira Young

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

The Life Summary of Mary Elvira

When Mary Elvira Young was born on 16 March 1870, in Corn Creek, Millard, Utah, 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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  • Marriage
    1891Colorado, 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.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1874: La Plata, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: La Plata, Colorado, United States
    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

    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 (5)

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

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