Norval Hume Young

Male3 August 1891–25 April 1966

Brief Life History of Norval Hume

When Norval Hume Young was born on 3 August 1891, in Oscoda, Oscoda Township, Iosco, Michigan, United States, his father, William Thomas Young, was 47 and his mother, Emma Amy Dickinson, was 39. He married Laura Olive Ennest on 5 October 1912, in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 5 years and Detroit Ward 6, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1966, in Birmingham, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74.

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Norval Hume Young
Laura Olive Ennest
Marriage: 5 October 1912

Sources (12)

  • *rville Youngs in household of William Youngs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Norval H. Young, "Michigan, Births, 1867-1902"
  • Nowal Hugh Young, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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  • Marriage
    5 October 1912Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

    Age 6

    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 21

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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