Virginia Victoria “Jenny” <I>Cunningham</I> Youst

Virginia Victoria “Jenny” Cunningham Youst

Death 21 Oct 1918 (aged 66)
Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
Burial Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
Plot 497
Memorial ID 74790496 · View Source
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Virginia Youst was born April 25, 1852, and died during the national flu epidemic in 1918 on October 21s. Records show that she is buried in plot 497 of Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Flagstaff Arizona however, the cemetery has no record of their internment.

In the autumn years of her life, Virginia Youst went to live with Delphi and Tom in Flagstaff. Shortly thereafter their playing cards disappeared. This lead to a discussion between Virginia Youst and her son-in-law, Tom. Virginia expressed her opinion that cards were the invention of the devil, fit only for gambling halls and saloons and had no place in a proper family parlor. Tom was of the opinion that playing cards could be good entertainment and mental stimuli and wanted playing cards for his children to play with at home if they so desired. The discussion concluded. The cards reappeared and granddaughter, Marcella Phelan enjoyed a game of solitaire in her adolescent until her 80’s.

photos courtesy of her g-granddaughter Bobbie Ohlwiler

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Gravesite Details According to her g-grandson "When visiting the Cemetery in 1991, the records show that Virginia Youst is buried in plot 497 which was the first to be used of four plots purchased by the Phelans. Cemetery personnel were very helpful in that they allow

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  • Created by: Suzi Dewsnap Terrell
  • Added: 11 Aug 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 74790496
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Victoria “Jenny” Cunningham Youst (25 Apr 1852–21 Oct 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 74790496, citing Calvary Cemetery, Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Suzi Dewsnap Terrell (contributor 46902002) .