Alfales Young

Alfales Young (1853-1920) was born 3 Oct. 1853 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He was the son of Brigham Young and Eliza Burgess. He married Ada Cottle on 16 Apr. 1884 in Salt Lake City. He disputed the settlement of his father's estate in 1878, and he wrote a letter to Wilford Woodruff in 1896. He was baptized 6 Aug. 1866. He died 30 Mar. 1920 in Salt Lake City.


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