Mary Lee Young

Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Lee

Mary Lee Young was born in 1866, in Illinois, United States. She married Robert McDaniel Dobbs on 2 May 1891, in Izard, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Morgan Township, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1900.

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Robert McDaniel Dobbs
Mary Lee Young
Marriage: 2 May 1891
Jesse N Young
William A Dobbs
Robert G. Dobbs
Elmer D. Dobbs
Elva Dobbs

Spouse and Children

    Robert McDaniel Dobbs



2 May 1891
Izard, Arkansas, United States


    Jesse N Young


    William A Dobbs


    Robert G. Dobbs



    Elva Dobbs


World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 E Dobbs in household of Robert Dobbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Young, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Mary Young, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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