Fanny May Young

22 November 1854–18 January 1855
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Fanny May

When Fanny May Young was born on 22 November 1854, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Solomon Young, was 32 and her mother, Cynthia Brown Knowles, was 23. She died on 18 January 1855, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 0.

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Solomon Young
Cynthia Brown Knowles
Fanny May Young
Frank Knowles Young

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    Frank Knowles Young


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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  • Frances M. Young, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Fanny May Young, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Fanny May Young, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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