Onita Marie Young

1 December 1924–3 March 1999 (Age 74)
Hale Center, Hale, Texas, United States

The Life of Onita Marie

When Onita Marie Young was born on 1 December 1924, in Hale Center, Hale, Texas, United States, her father, Albert Lee Young, was 26 and her mother, Viva Myrtie Walters, was 23. She married Bartley Skinner Jr. on 24 April 1942, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Livingston, Polk, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 3 March 1999, in Gilbert, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bartley Skinner Jr.
Onita Marie Young
Marriage: 24 April 1942
William Bartley "Bill" Skinner
Robert Lee Skinner

Spouse and Children

24 April 1942
Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Viva Lee Young


    Phillis Jeanne Young


World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Dedicated

Age 3

The dedication of the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on October 23, 1927. The temple was dedicated by Heber J. Grant.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Onita Marie Young in household of A L Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Onite Young in household of Viva Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Onita Farnsworth in entry for William Or Bill Bartley Skinner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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