Adam Young

18 April 1841–
Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Adam

When Adam Young was born on 18 April 1841, in Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Young, was 25 and his mother, Euphemia Arnot, was 21.

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Thomas Young
1816–1867
Euphemia Arnot
1820–
Adam Young
1841–
James Young
1842–

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World Events (3)

1843

Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 2

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1884

Age 43

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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