Eugene Joseph Younker

19 August 1897–15 July 1953 (Age 55)
McCracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eugene Joseph

When Eugene Joseph Younker was born on 19 August 1897, in McCracken, Kentucky, United States, his mother, Annie Marie Neihoff, was 17 and his father, Aloysius Joseph Younker, was 24. He lived in Florence Station, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 15 July 1953, in McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Annie Marie Neihoff
1880–1969
Aloysius Joseph Younker
1873–1950

Parents and Siblings

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

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

Americanized spelling of German Junker or Dutch and North German Jonker .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ugine Younker in household of Allie Younker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gene Paul in entry for Lillian Theresa Younker, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Eugene Joseph Younker, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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