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J Young (1895 - 1917)

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J Young
1895 - 1917
Born
c. 1895
Death
May 27, 1917
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J Young was born c. 1895, and died at age 21 years old on May 27, 1917. J Young was buried at Port Said War Memorial Cemetery N. 9. in Egypt. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember J Young.
Updated: October 1, 2013
Biography ID: 165187738

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J Young passed away at age 21 years old on May 27, 1917, and was buried at Port Said War Memorial Cemetery N. 9. in Egypt. J Young was born c. 1895. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember J Young.

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J Young lived 49 years shorter than the average Young family member when they died at the age of 22.
The average age of a Young family member is 71.
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1895 - 1917 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that J Young was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1900, J was merely 5 years old when when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1904, by the time this person was just 9 years old, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1917, in the year of J Young's passing, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

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