William Edward Young

2 October 1938–18 April 1999 (Age 60)
Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Young was born on 2 October 1938, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward B Young, was 28 and his mother, Inez M, was 21. He married Irene Tempest Rudd. He died on 18 April 1999, in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States.

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William Edward Young
Irene Tempest Rudd

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    Edward B Young


    Inez M




World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Age 4

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • William E Young in household of Edward B Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William E. Young, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William E Young, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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