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us: Young, John Russell, 1840-1899



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    • found: His Guranto Shōgun Nihon hōmonki, 1983: t.p. (John Russell Young)
    • found: LC data base, 1/24/84 (hdg.: Young, John Russell, 1841-1899)
    • found: Quarterly journal of the Library of Congress, Apr. 1976: p. 116-149 (Broderick, J.C. "John Russell Young: the internationalist as librarian": b. Nov. 20, 1840, Dunnamanagh, County Tyrone, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland]; of Scots lineage and Presbyterian background; family sailed to America in 1841; settled first in Downingtown, Pa.; moved three years later to Philadelphia; in Young's lifetime and shortly thereafter, he was represented as having been born in Downingtown in 1841; Young made many animadversions against the Irish and may have sought to obscure his Irish birth; Librarian of Congress, July 1, 1897-Jan. 17, 1899 (his death))
    • found: Biography resource center WWW site, Oct. 27, 2008 (John Russell Young; b. Nov. 20, 1840, Tyrone County [sic], Ireland, to Scottish parents; d. Jan. 17, 1899; journalist (information from Dictionary of American biography base set, 1928-1936))
    • found: His Men and memories, c1901: t.p. (John Russell Young) p. xiii, etc. (b. near Dunnamanna, Tyrone, Nov. 20, 1840, of purely Scottish parents; less than a year old when his parents came to America; d. Jan. 17, 1899)
    • found: ProQuest historical newspapers WWW site, Oct. 27, 2008: Washington post, Jan. 18, 1899 (John Russell Young; b. near Downingtown, Nov. 20, 1841; d. yesterday morning [Jan. 17, 1899] at his home in this city)
    • found: Fragmentary records of the Youngs, 1869: p. 45 (John Russell Young; b. Nov. 20, 1840, Downingtown, Chester County; son of George Rankin Young (b. ca. 1815) and Elizabeth Rankin (m. 1837; d. June 21, 1851, Philadelphia); siblings: Mary Anne Young (b. ca. 1843), James Rankin Young (b. Mar. 10, 1846); Elizabeth J. Young (b. May 1850))
    • found: AncestryLibrary.com, Oct. 27, 2008: 1850 census, Sixth Ward, Kensington, Philadelphia County, Pa. (George Young, 44; Elizabeth, 39; John, 8 [i.e. b. 1841 or 1842], b. in Ireland; Mary A., 6; James, 3; Eliza J., 2) 1860 census, 15th Ward, Philadelphia, Pa. (Geo. Young, 47; Mary, 48; John, 19 [i.e. b. 1840 or 1841], printer, b. in Pa.; Mary, 18; James, 15; Eliza, 12)
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