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Neva Young

 (1862 - 1937)
Neva Young was active/lived in California, Tennessee.  Neva Young is known for painting.

Biography   Neva Young

Neva Young was born in Nashville, TN on July 20, 1862.  Neva Young came to California with her parents in 1864.  After a few years in Fresno, she settled in Santa Rosa where she taught in the public schools. She was a pupil of Lorenzo P. Latimer whose influence is seen in her watercolors.  In 1918 she married James G. Hood, a vinyardist and remained in Santa Rosa until her demise on Jan. 8, 1937. 

Exh:  Calif. State Fair, 1889-90. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
RJG; SF Chronicle, 12-12-1919, p.3; Death Record

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