Virgil A Young

29 April 1916–30 November 1994 (Age 78)
Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Virgil A

When Virgil A Young was born on 29 April 1916, in Wise, Virginia, United States, his father, Ellis Lee Young, was 32 and his mother, Viola Sutphin, was 34. He married Majorie D Greear on 28 January 1942, in Coeburn, Wise, Virginia, United States. He lived in Rural, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Floyd Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 November 1994, in Coeburn, Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Virgil A Young
Majorie D Greear
Marriage: 28 January 1942

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    Majorie D Greear


28 January 1942
Coeburn, Wise, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 1

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Virgel A Young in household of Ellis E Young, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vergil Young in household of E L Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil A Young in household of Ellis L Young, "United States Census, 1930"

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