Frederick Songer Young

5 May 1869–24 January 1939 (Age 69)
Iuka, Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frederick Songer

When Frederick Songer Young was born on 5 May 1869, in Iuka, Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, William Jasper Young, was 42 and his mother, Sara Jane Songer, was 40. He married Elba Wooden on 12 March 1890, in Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 24 January 1939, in Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Xenia, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Frederick Songer Young
Elba Wooden
Marriage: 12 March 1890
Tunia Pearl Young
Winifred Young
Verle Wooden Young

Spouse and Children

12 March 1890
Clay, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Jasper Young





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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Fred E Young, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Freddie Young in household of William Young, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fredrick Young, "United States Census, 1910"

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