John Franklin Young

6 September 1875–5 May 1938 (Age 62)
West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Franklin

When John Franklin Young was born on 6 September 1875, in West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, Leonard Young, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Kesiah Osman, was 29. He married Priscilla Agnes Wolf in January 1904, in United States. He lived in Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Peebles, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 5 May 1938, in West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in West Union Cemetery, West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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John Franklin Young
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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • J Frank Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John F Young, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Young in household of Leonard Young, "United States Census, 1900"

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