Fletcher R. Young

25 February 1900–April 1981 (Age 81)
Missouri Township, Nevada, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Fletcher R.

When Fletcher R. Young was born on 25 February 1900, in Missouri Township, Nevada, Arkansas, United States, his father, Barney B. Young, was 40 and his mother, Caroline Delora Potter, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Willie B Young. He lived in Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Caddo Township, Clark, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died in April 1981, in Chidester, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Fletcher R. Young
Willie B Young
Gloria W Young
Fletcher R Young Jr.

Spouse and Children



    Gloria W Young


    Fletcher R Young Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Barney B. Young


    Caroline Delora Potter




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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 4

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 22

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

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)

  • Fletcher R Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fletcher R Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fletcher Young in household of Bennet B Young, "United States Census, 1920"

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