Chloe Eliza Young

1 September 1848–26 February 1932 (Age 83)
Cartersville, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Chloe Eliza

When Chloe Eliza Young was born on 1 September 1848, in Cartersville, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Young, was 51 and her mother, Sarah Jane Snow, was 9. She married Francis Denton Benedict M. D. on 23 April 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 26 February 1932, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Francis Denton Benedict M. D.
Chloe Eliza Young
Marriage: 23 April 1873

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1851: Lewis, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: Thurston, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: King, Oregon Territory, United States 1853: King, Washington Territory, United States 1889: King, Washington, United States
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    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.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Company

    The Young family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the William Snow/Joseph Young Company in 1850. The Young family included Joseph and his wife Jane Adeline Bicknell and their children: Jane Adel …

    Sources (12)

    • Chloe Y Benedict in household of Francis D Benedict, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elva Young in household of Julia V Young, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Chloe Eliza Young - Government record: birth: 1 September 1848; Carterville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

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