Thomas Young

Male11 December 1874–

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Young was born on 11 December 1874, in Pelton, Durham, England, his father, Hutchinson Young, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Purvis, was 38. He married Agnes Wood in 1906, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Lamesley, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Thomas Young
Agnes Wood
Marriage: 1906
Joyce Sophia Young
Hope Rebecca Young

Sources (6)

  • Thomas Young in household of Rebecca Young, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Young, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Thomas Young, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1906Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 6

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 10

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


    Age 34

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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