Jeanie Young Bone

31 May 1895–10 August 1968 (Age 73)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jeanie Young

When Jeanie Young Bone was born on 31 May 1895, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, David Young Bone, was 24 and her mother, Catherine Cowie Sharp, was 26. She married George Hunter on 27 July 1917, in Drumry, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She lived in Glendale Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1968, in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 18

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.2 English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).3 Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeania Hunter in household of George Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeanie Hunter in entry for George Hunter, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Jeanie Young Bone in entry for John Robert Nicholls and Catherine Sharp Hunter, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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