Dorothy Jean Young

18 October 1939–20 September 2009 (Age 69)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Jean

When Dorothy Jean Young was born on 18 October 1939, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, her father, Alma Pipkin Young, was 29 and her mother, Edna Marie Wannemacher, was 22. She died on 20 September 2009, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Alma Pipkin Young
1910–1992
Edna Marie Wannemacher
1917–2001
Dorothy Jean Young
1939–2009

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 10

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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)

  • Dorothy Jean Young in household of A Pipkin Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Jean Young, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"
  • Dorothy Jean Young, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"

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