Louis E. Young


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1. Wreatha P. Snook

Louis E. Young 1

  • Born: 25 Jan 1885, Nappanee, Elkhart, IN, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): Wreatha P. Snook
  • Died: 25 Oct 1938, Chicago, Cook, IL at age 53 1
  • Buried: 27 Oct 1938, Nappanee, Elkhart, IN, USA 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 2 The 1920 census recorded renting at 6346 Maryland Avenue: C. Louis Young, barber, 35, living with wife Wreatha, 36; stepson Orel Beher, 16; brother-in-law Leo Snooks, bookkeeper, 32; cousin Orvel Langston, clerk in post office, 32; and cousin Joseph Dick, tinsman in auto factory, 47. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Joseph's father in Germany and mother in Canada.

2. Census in 1930 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 The 1930 census recorded renting at 7015 Oglesby Avenue: Louis E. Young, tonsonial barber, 45, living with wife Rutha, 45; stepson Orel B. Beher, public accountant, 26; and nephew Wallace Mull, clerk in cheese factory, 22. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.

3. Occupation: barber on 27 Oct 1938 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 1

Louis married Wreatha P. Snook, daughter of William Jefferson Snook and Lucinda Jane Osborn. (Wreatha P. Snook was born on 28 Aug 1883 in , Grant, IN,4 died on 4 May 1965 in , Los Angeles, CA 4 5 and was buried on 9 May 1965 in Carthage: Little Blue River Church of Christ Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 4 5.)


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ6Q-YN1 Louis E. Young, 25 Oct 1938; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,953,407.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJ3W-5VV Orel Beher in household of C Louis Young, Chicago Ward 7, Cook (Chicago), Illinois, United States; citing ED 420, sheet 7B, line 99, family 147.

3 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSTD-HSN Orel B Beher in household of Louis E Young, Chicago (Districts 0251-0500), Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 263, sheet 15B, line 58, family 28.

4 <i>Rushville Republican (Rushville, IN)</i>, 6 May 1965, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Wreatha Beher Young.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83786518.

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