Leah Gertrude Young

20 July 1907–26 June 1988 (Age 80)
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Leah Gertrude

When Leah Gertrude Young was born on 20 July 1907, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, Ether Sanderson Young, was 24 and her mother, Rita Gertrude Campbell, was 17. She married John Lamb Anderson on 28 August 1926, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Santa Bárbara, Madrid, Madrid, Spain in 1935 and Judicial Township 3, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 June 1988, at the age of 80, and was buried in St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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John Lamb Anderson
Leah Gertrude Young
Marriage: 28 August 1926
Leah Jessie Anderson

Spouse and Children

28 August 1926
Alameda, California, United States


    Leah Jessie Anderson


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Leah G Anderson in household of John L Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leah Gertrude Anderson in household of John Lamb Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude L Young in household of E S Young, "United States Census, 1910"

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