Hester Young

24 August 1823–23 April 1858 (Age 34)
Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hester

When Hester Young was born on 24 August 1823, in Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Young, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Whippie, was 28. She married Charles Millard in April 1847, in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. She immigrated to Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 23 April 1858, at the age of 34.

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Millen Atwood
Hester Young
Marriage: 19 February 1857

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    19 February 1857
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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 7
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 10
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Hester Young in household of James Young, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Hester Millard in household of James Young, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Hester Young, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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