Narcissa Young

1 November 1858–24 August 1890 (Age 31)
Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Narcissa

When Narcissa Young was born on 1 November 1858, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph S Young, was 23 and her mother, Rebecca F Huff, was 22. She married George Washington Rea on 8 December 1878. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died on 24 August 1890, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Rea
Narcissa Young
Marriage: 8 December 1878
Ollie Rea

Spouse and Children

8 December 1878
Dallas, Texas, United States


    Ollie Rea


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph S Young


    Rebecca F Huff




    Sarah E. Young


    William T Young


    William Young




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 3

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 9

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Narcissa Rea in household of George W Rea, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Narcissa Young in household of Joseph S Young, "United States Census, 1860"

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