Ida May Young

23 April 1863–19 October 1949 (Age 86)
Wayne, Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ida May

When Ida May Young was born on 23 April 1863, her father, David A. Young, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Jane Shaw, was 31. She married Hiram Putnam Jaqua on 29 November 1888, in Taylor, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Athelstan, Taylor, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 19 October 1949, at the age of 86.

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Hiram Putnam Jaqua
Ida May Young
Marriage: 29 November 1888
Mary Young Jaqua
Paul E. Jaqua
Percy James Jaqua
Dorothy Jaqua

Spouse and Children

    Hiram Putnam Jaqua



29 November 1888
Taylor, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David A. Young


    Sarah Jane Shaw




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

Age 23

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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  • Ida M Jaqua in household of Hiram Jaqua, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ida M Jaqua in household of H P Jaqua, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Ida Jaqua in household of Hiram Jaqua, "United States Census, 1920"

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