Dorothy B. Young

21 September 1907–28 November 1995 (Age 88)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Dorothy B.

Dorothy B. Young was born on 21 September 1907, in Iowa, United States. She married Wesley Fred Gehring on 29 June 1956, in Howard, Miner, South Dakota, United States. She died on 28 November 1995, in Oxford, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Wesley Fred Gehring
1898–1971
Dorothy B. Young
1907–1995
Marriage: 29 June 1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1956
Howard, Miner, South Dakota, United States

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 6

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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