|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1830|
St. Landry Parish
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 1913|
It is noted that your marker is placed on the top of the only 'brick tomb top' covering in this cemetery....
You were a CSA veteran:
Young, Jefferson, Pvt. Co. K, 18th La. Inf. En. Camp Pratt, Oct. 3-24, 1862. Roll Jan. and Feb.,
Your full name was Thomas Jefferson LeJeune-Young, nick-named 'Jeff'...
You were the son of Julian & Eliza Young. "LeJeune" when translated (French to English) means 'the young' and you & your siblings changed your family name to Young after your father made the decision to do so.
Julien Young's father was Joseph Ozier LeJeune 1780-1825, Julien's mother was Euphrosina Carrierre 1782-1826. The last name of LeJeune was changed to Young after they got to Louisiana from France.
You married Henrietta Williams 11/23/1854 by Justice of the Peace (Dempsey Iles, who rode horseback for 10 miles to perform the ceremony; fee of $1.00).
You had six children, in following order:
Eliza, Sina Lucinda, Cleopatra, Ocier, Dan, & Webb
You were one of eleven of your parents children:
Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" 1830-1913,
Ezra Zacharias 1852-1928.
Note: Info taken from a Family History & other material documents provided by C. Hardy. I'm thankful for her research....
"United States Census, 1910," Jeff Young, Police Jury Ward 6, Calcasieu, Louisiana
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Name: Jeff Young
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Residence: Police Jury Ward 6, Calcasieu, Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Cleopatra "Cleo" Young
NOTE: Cleo & Dan apparently never married, & they are buried next to you....
Julian Young (1802 - 1894)
Eliza Young (1803 - 1868)
Henrietta Young (1836 - 1912)
Thomas Jefferson Young (1830 - 1913)
Stephen Francois Young (1838 - 1902)**
Louvinia Young Young (1840 - 1881)*
Austin Houston Young (1844 - 1923)*
Ezra Zacharias Young (1852 - 1928)*
Maintained by: Charles T. Baggett
Originally Created by: Herald
Record added: Nov 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6965076