Thelma Deona Young

5 May 1907–4 February 1990 (Age 82)
Ovid, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Thelma Deona

When Thelma Deona Young was born on 5 May 1907, in Ovid, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, William Roger Young, was 29 and her mother, Annie Martina Peterson, was 24. She married J. Mark Geyer on 7 November 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Alameda Election Precinct 2, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 2001. She died on 4 February 1990, in Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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J. Mark Geyer
Thelma Deona Young
Marriage: 7 November 1927
Sherman Jay Geyer
Neil Mark Geyer

Spouse and Children

7 November 1927
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Sherman Jay Geyer



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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 2

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Thelma D Young in household of William R Young, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma Geyer in household of M S Geyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Geyer in household of J Mark Geyer, "United States Census, 1940"

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