Cora Elizabeth Young

2 April 1919–1 July 2002 (Age 83)
Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Young was born on 2 April 1919, in Summit, Ohio, United States, her father, George William Young, was 40 and her mother, Emma Luella Harter, was 39. She married Melvin Richard Olds in 1937, in Brooke, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Barberton, Barberton, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 1 July 2002, in Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Richard Olds
Cora Elizabeth Young
Marriage: 1937
Raymond Olds

Spouse and Children

Brooke, West Virginia, United States


    Raymond Olds


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Lavina Young



    Marquis Oliver Young


    Ruth Ellen Young


    Mildred Florence Young


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · First Electric Blow Dryers Invented

Age 1

The first electric blow dryers were invented by Racine Universal Motor Company and Hamilton Beach, both Wisconsin companies.

Age 22

Japanese attack 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)

  • Cora Olds in household of Melvin Olds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora E Young in household of George W Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora E Young in household of George Young, "United States Census, 1920"

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