Isaac Young

17 January 1808–26 September 1854 (Age 46)
Camerton, Somerset, England

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Young was born on 17 January 1808, in Camerton, Somerset, England, his father, Abraham Young, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Betty Carter, was 23. He married Anna Davis on 24 July 1831, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1852 and lived in High Littleton, Somerset, England in 1851. He died on 26 September 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46.

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Isaac Young
Anna Davis
Marriage: 24 July 1831
Elizabeth Young
Ann Young
Ellen Young
Isaac Young
Aaron Young
Caroline Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1831Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
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    World Events (6)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 4
    Louisiana is the 18th state.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 13
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    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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    Sources (37)

    • Isaac Young, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Isaac Young in entry for Elizabeth Y. Bailey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Isaac Young in entry for Ellen Young, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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