YOUNGLOVE, DWIGHT J (1831 - 1900)

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Santa Cruz Surf (February 10, 1900)
Dwight Younglove
IOOF Cemetery, Santa Cruz

Twentieth Anniversary

"It is pleasant to be remembered" Thus thought Mr. and Mrs. Dwight W. Younglove on Friday evening when a party of their friends took possession of their residence on Church street, the occasion being their China wedding anniversary. Both host and hostess were remembered with pretty pieces of China. The evening was pleasantly spent with music, singing and guessing the total number of ages present. Judge Craghill and J.B. Brown guessed the nearest to being correct in summing up the ages, which proved to be 85 years.

At 10:30 all sat down to enjoy a savory lunch, and it was a late hour when good nights were said, all wishing the genial host and hostess many happy anniversaries.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (July 24, 1900)


Younglove- In this city, July 23, Dwight Younglove, a native of Massachusetts, aged 67 years and nine days.

The funeral will take place from his late residence No. 51 Church St. tomorrow (Wednesday), at 2 o'clock p.m. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend.

Cal Lonics

On Monday afternoon D. Younglove died at his residence on Church St. Mr. Younglove had resided here many years. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and a member of Wallace Reynolds Post.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (July 26, 1900)

The funeral of the late Dwight Younglove took place Wednesday under the auspices of Odd Fellows, Rebecca's and Grand Army. Rev. MD Buck officiated.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (July 27, 1900)

The late Dwight Younglove came to California in 1864 and by dint of a closed application, amassed a fortune. He was born in Great Barrington Massachusetts. He leaves a widow, two sons, and a sister to mourn his loss. He had been unfortunate in business in the last five years which prayed on his mind, and no doubt hastened his death. He served in C and D Companies of the 5th Wisconsin during the war.

Notes from Phil Reader

Dwight Younglove, 69 years 0 months 9 days. Massachusetts. Died July 23, 1900, buried Church St. IOOF. Co. G, 5th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date of Birth: 1831-07-14

Date of Death: 1900-23-07

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz Memorial Park

Plot: G38

Mortuary: S&H

Cause of Death: Stm/CngBwl

Date of Marriage: 1880/02/09

Spouse: (Younglove)_ Elmira

Occupation: Bus/nown

Religion: Me

Local Address: Church St 51

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: MA

Enlisted: 1861/05/10

Discharged: 1861/12/25

Military Unit: WI_ 5 Inf_ Co G

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-N/L_ DbD

GAR#: R98

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: W&R 1896 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-1113


Nelson, Robert L. “YOUNGLOVE, DWIGHT J (1831 - 1900).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. Accessed 22 June 2024.