Robert Adam Young

18 January 1854–28 April 1872 (Age 18)
Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Adam

When Robert Adam Young was born on 18 January 1854, in Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Adam Scott Young, was 28 and his mother, Marion May Orr, was 26. He lived in Shambip, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 28 April 1872, in St John, Onaqui, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Rush Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Historical Boundaries: 1855: Atchison, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Atchison, Kansas, United States
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
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The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
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Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Robt Todd in household of Jno Todd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Young in household of Joseph Tanner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert A Young, "Find A Grave Index"

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