Nellie May Young

December 1875–7 April 1901 (Age 25)
Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States

The Life of Nellie May

Nellie May Young was born in December 1875, in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Henry Young and Martha Wagner. She married Frank S Armstrong on 7 February 1892, in Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 7 April 1901, in Antrim, Michigan, United States, at the age of 25.

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Frank S Armstrong
Nellie May Young
Marriage: 7 February 1892
Fred Albert Armstrong
Gertrude M Armstrong
Myrtle Armstrong

Spouse and Children

7 February 1892
Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Young





World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 11

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)

  • Nellie M Armstrong in household of Frank S Armstrong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Millie May Young in entry for Fred A. Armstrong and Letha Eggelston, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Nellie May Dunn in entry for Fred Albert Armstrong, "Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011"

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