James Patrick Younie

Male1841–11 September 1862

Brief Life History of James Patrick

When James Patrick Younie was born in 1841, in Sugar Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James B. Younie, was 33 and his mother, Margaret S. Stuart, was 40. He lived in Sugar Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 11 September 1862, at the age of 21.

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James B. Younie
Margaret S. Stuart
Christie M. Younie
William Alexander Younie
Ann Margaret Younie
James Patrick Younie
John Stuart Younie
Eliza Falconer Younie

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  • James Younie in household of James Younie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Younie in household of James Younie, "United States Census, 1860"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (3)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 7

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 20

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Morayshire): from the old Scottish personal name Younie. Black suggests that this may be a derivative of Adhmhnan, pronounced "yonan", earlier Adamnán, which is a Gaelic pet form of Adam . It may alternatively be a pet form of Ewen .

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

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