Ruth E. Young

28 February 1928–27 July 1996 (Age 68)
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie, Florida, United States

The Life of Ruth E.

When Ruth E. Young was born on 28 February 1928, her father, Lester Elwood Young, was 24 and her mother, Madeline Ruby Derby, was 27. She married Julian Earl Dill on 8 June 1946, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jacksonville, East Machias, Washington, Maine, United States in 1940 and East Machias, Washington, Maine, United States in 1946. She died on 27 July 1996, in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Julian Earl Dill
Ruth E. Young
Marriage: 8 June 1946
Julie Ann Dill

Spouse and Children

    Julian Earl Dill



8 June 1946
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States


    Julie Ann Dill


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed

Age 6

"After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the ""Maine Laws"" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934."
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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Story Highlight

Ruth Evelyn Young birth date

Mum always told us that she was actually born on February 29th, 1928. But since most years only have 28 days, they listed it as the 28th.

Sources (3)

  • Ruth E Young in household of Lester E Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Young in household of Lester E Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Evelyn Young in entry for Kenneth Allen Dill and Dianne Lynn Ange Kemp, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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