Mary Katherine Young

23 April 1876–1983 (Age 106)
Pennsville, Morgan, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Katherine

When Mary Katherine Young was born on 23 April 1876, in Pennsville, Morgan, Ohio, United States, her father, William Henry Harrison Young, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Jones, was 31. She married Milton Harold Spreng on 27 November 1907, in Ashland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hanover Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Loudonville, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died in 1983, at the age of 107, and was buried in Loudonville, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Milton Harold Spreng
Mary Katherine Young
Marriage: 27 November 1907
Louise Spreng

Spouse and Children

27 November 1907
Ashland, Ohio, United States


    Louise Spreng


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 28

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Mary Spreng in household of Milton Spreng, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Spreng in household of Milton H Spreng, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary K Young in household of W H Young, "United States Census, 1880"

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