Stella Jo Young

20 December 1928–25 December 2003 (Age 75)
Smithton, Pettis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Stella Jo

When Stella Jo Young was born on 20 December 1928, in Smithton, Pettis, Missouri, United States, her father, Reuben Loury Young, was 43 and her mother, Stella May Lewis, was 44. She lived in Otterville, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 25 December 2003, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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John T Dawson
1932–1982
Stella Jo Young
1928–2003

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 3

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 20

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Stella Joe Young in household of Rueben Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stella Young in household of Reuben L Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stella Jo Dawson in entry for Elizabeth F Or Libby Rieves, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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