Thula Young

11 September 1902–9 August 1998 (Age 95)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thula

When Thula Young was born on 11 September 1902, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Zephoniah Washington Young, was 32 and her mother, Matilda Burleson, was 26. She married Guy S Givens on 5 April 1922, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Civil District 4, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 9 August 1998, in Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95.

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Guy S Givens
Thula Young
Marriage: 5 April 1922
Margaret Evelyn Givens
Joe Frank Givens
Frances Louise Givens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1922Carter, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 16
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    Age 25
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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    Sources (6)

    • Thula Givens in household of G S Givens, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Thula Young, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Thula E Young in household of Wash Y Young, "United States Census, 1910"

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