Sophia Young

about 1777–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Young was born about 1777, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Young, was 36 and her mother, Keziah Alexander, was 37. She married Mr. Black about 1792, in North Carolina, United States.

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Mr. Black
1775–
Sophia Young
1777–
Marriage: about 1792

Spouse and Children

    Mr. Black

    Male1775–Male

    Female1777–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1792
North Carolina, United States

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 12

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1808

Age 31

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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