Susannah Young

7 June 1795–5 May 1852 (Age 56)
Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Young was born on 7 June 1795, in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Hayden Young Sr., was 32 and her mother, Abigail Nabby Howe, was 30. She married James Little in 1815, in Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 5 May 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Little
Susannah Young
Marriage: 1815
Edwin Sobieski Little
Eliza Little
Feramorz Little
James Amasa Little

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  • Marriage
    1815Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 8
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 17
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    History of Harriet Amelia Decker Little Hanks

    Written by granddaughter, Teton Hanks Jackman Harriet Amelia Decker was born 13 March 1826 at Phelps, Ontario County, New York. Her parents were Harriet Page Wheeler and Isaac Decker. She was the thi …

    Sources (63)

    • Susanah Young in entry for William Lacy Stitson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • 1820 United States Federal Census
    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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