Mary Elizabeth Young

1856–18 April 1939 (Age 83)
New Brunswick, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Young was born in 1856, in New Brunswick, British Colonial America, her father, James Alexander Murphy Young, was 35 and her mother, Christianna McBean, was 25. She married Elijah Allen Bell on 23 July 1884, in St. Mary's 24, York, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901 and New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. She died on 18 April 1939, in Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Taymouth, Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Elijah Allen Bell
Mary Elizabeth Young
Marriage: 23 July 1884
Maud Bell

Spouse and Children

23 July 1884
St. Mary's 24, York, New Brunswick, Canada


    Maud Bell


Parents and Siblings

    James Alexander Murphy Young


    Christianna McBean




    Margaret Jane Young


    Sarah Grace Young




    Catherine Eve Young


+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 11

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 13

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 24

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

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 (3)

  • Mary C. Young in household of James H. Young, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Elizabeth Bell in household of Eligah Bell, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary E Young, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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