George B McClelland Young

5 May 1862–21 September 1928 (Age 66)
Kanawha, Virginia, United States

The Life of George B McClelland

When George B McClelland Young was born on 5 May 1862, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States, his father, Rev Henry Lanis Young, was 29 and his mother, Lucetta Young Jones, was 21. He married Georgie Purdy in 1880, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States. He died on 21 September 1928, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 66.

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George B McClelland Young
1862–1928
Georgie Purdy
1862–
Marriage: 1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1880
Kanawha, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 2

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

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 (2)

  • George B Mc Young in household of Henry Young, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George B.Mc. Young, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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