Joseph S Young

4 April 1863–2 February 1886 (Age 22)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph S

When Joseph S Young was born on 4 April 1863, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert F Young, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Reed, was 25. He married Amanda Jane McClellan on 8 November 1885, in Carmi, White, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Clay Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 2 February 1886, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Miller Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph S Young
Amanda Jane McClellan
Marriage: 8 November 1885
Joseph Samuel Young

Spouse and Children

8 November 1885
Carmi, White, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert F Young


    Sarah Reed




    John H Young


    Martha Jane Young




    Jesse M Young


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World Events (8)

1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 2

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 2

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 7

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • J S Young in household of R F Young, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph S Young in household of Robert F Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J. S. Young, "BillionGraves Index"

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