Lydia Catherine Young

29 September 1872–27 May 1912 (Age 39)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lydia Catherine

When Lydia Catherine Young was born on 29 September 1872, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William G. or Bill Young, was 37 and her mother, Ruth Elmira Moore, was 36. She married Bard Angel Moses on 13 November 1892, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ellijay, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 27 May 1912, in Jackson Hamlet, Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Bard Angel Moses
Lydia Catherine Young
Marriage: 13 November 1892
Fred Franklin Moses
Minnie Jane Moses
John Willie Moses
Bessie Ruth Moses
Timmie Agatha Moses
Adam Chesley Moses
Erma Thelma "Tot" Moses
Lydy Alexander Moses

Spouse and Children

13 November 1892
Macon, North Carolina, United States


    Fred Franklin Moses



    John Willie Moses


    Bessie Ruth Moses


    Timmie Agatha Moses


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 5

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Lydda Young in household of William Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Liddia Moses in household of Bard Moses, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lydia Young in entry for Lyda Alec Moses, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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