Edwin C Young

about 1860–5 December 1937 (Age 77)
Chickasaw Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin C

When Edwin C Young was born about 1860, in Chickasaw Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, his father, Levi J Young, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Gillett, was 27. He married Ella E. Warner on 20 February 1881. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Draper Township, Lyman, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 5 December 1937, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Edwin C Young
Ella E. Warner
Marriage: 20 February 1881
Jessie Amelia Young
Hattie Young
Marion Albert Young
Josephine Mae Young
Harold D Young
Edna Fern Young
Bernice Young

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  • Marriage
    20 February 1881
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    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 (20)

    • E C Young in entry for Harold D Young, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
    • Edwin Yermy in household of Levi Yermy, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edwin C Yeung in entry for Philo S Chapman and Jessie A Young, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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