Edward Young

12 July 1877–
Twillingate Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Life of Edward

When Edward Young was born on 12 July 1877, in Twillingate Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, his father, Frederick M. Young, was 29 and his mother, Tamar Loyte or Light, was 26.

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Frederick M. Young
Tamar Loyte or Light
Titus Young
Lewis Young
Edward Young
Edward Young
Jessie Young
Frank Young
Pearce Young
Dulcie Young

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Age 105

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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  • Edward Young, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893"

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