Fredrick Wilmer Young

4 August 1882–29 August 1968 (Age 86)
Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Fredrick Wilmer

When Fredrick Wilmer Young was born on 4 August 1882, in Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph William Young, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Barton, was 27. He married Janet Elizabeth Newton on 20 September 1915, in Lochiel, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Glengarry, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 29 August 1968, at the age of 86.

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Fredrick Wilmer Young
Janet Elizabeth Newton
Marriage: 20 September 1915

Spouse and Children

20 September 1915
Lochiel, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 1

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 4

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 24

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Fred Wilmer Young in household of Marie Jane Young, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Fredrick Wilmer Young, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Fredrick W Young, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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