Edith Elizabeth Young

19 February 1884–
Lake Opinicon, South Frontenac, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith Elizabeth

When Edith Elizabeth Young was born on 19 February 1884, in Lake Opinicon, South Frontenac, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Young, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Randall, was 20. She married Eldridge Smith on 28 August 1906, in Athens, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Washington, New York, United States in 1935 and Milton, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Eldridge Smith
1882–
Edith Elizabeth Young
1884–
Marriage: 28 August 1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1906
Athens, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    William Young

    Male1863–Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Randall

    Female1864–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 2

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

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, 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)

  • Edith Smith in household of Eldridge Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Smith in household of Eldridge Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith Smith in household of Eldridge Smith, "United States Census, 1940"

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