Milton Eldridge Yost

11 January 1850–19 December 1936 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Milton Eldridge

When Milton Eldridge Yost was born on 11 January 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nicholas Jackson Yost, was 30 and his mother, Ruth Ann Koller, was 30. He married Lydia Ann Mehring in 1869, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Shrewsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 19 December 1936, in Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States.

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Milton Eldridge Yost
Lydia Ann Mehring
Marriage: 1869
Curtis Paul Yost
Edith Mehring Yost
Nevin C Yost

Spouse and Children

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    Curtis Paul Yost


    Edith Mehring Yost


    Nevin C Yost


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World Events (8)


Age 11

Kansas is the 34th state
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 27

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jost, a variant of Joos , or of Dutch Joost .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton P Yost in household of Nicholas J Yost, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milton Yost in household of N J Yost, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Milton E Yost, "United States Census, 1930"

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