Brigham Young

Brigham Young (1801-1877) was born 1 Jun. 1801 in Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont. He was the son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. He married Miriam Angeline Works on 8 Oct. 1824; widowed in 1832. He married Mary Ann Angell on 31 Mar. 1834; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized Apr. 1832. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff from Zion's Camp in 1834 to the President of the Church from 1847 to 1877. He died 29 Aug. 1877 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Brigham Young (KWJH-9QN), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/brigham-young, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Brigham Young, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/brigham-young, accessed 10 Jan. 2021). Brigham Young, The Journal of George Q. Cannon (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/people/brigham-young?letter=Y&lang=eng, accessed 10 Jan. 2021).

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  • Page 104

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Er Joseph Fielding rep. the Church at Alston Cumberland con[sisting] of 40 M. 2 E 2 P. 2 T. Er Wd Richards rep. the Church at Brampton consisting of 30 M. 1 E. 1 P. Also the Church at Bedford consi[sting] of 40 M 1 E. 1 P. Also the Church in Scotland consisting of 21 M. 3 E. The meeting was then adjourned for 1 hour The ...
  • Page 106

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Mooved by Er Young & Secd by P P Pratt that this Conference be adjourned till the 6th Day of July next to be held in Preston at 10 oclok A.M. Carried The Meeting then Adjourned Heber C Kimble President Wm Clayton Clerk The whole Number of the Saints in England & Scotland including official members is Saints 1671 Elders 34 Priest ...
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    for the Church. Mooved by Er Kimble & Sec. by Er P P Pratt that a Committy of three be appointed to make a selection of Hymns Mooved by Er Orson Pratt & Seconded. by Er Willford Woodruff that Elder Brigham Young Er P P Pratt & Er J. Taylor form the Committy for the Selection of the Hymns Mooved by Er W Richards Secd by
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Mooved by Er John Taylor Secd. by Er P P Pratt that the copy right of the Book of Doctrins & Covenants & the Book of Mormon be secured as soon as possible Mooved by Elr W Woodruff secnd by Er W. Richards that Elders Brigham Young Heber C. Kimble & Parley P Pratt be the Committy to secure the Coppy Right Mooved by Er H C. Kimble secd by Er W Richards ...
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    have again returned into this part of the vine yard, & Elder B. Young is with me & I expect Elder Richards soon to assist in pruning this part of the vineyard. this field that is now open is about 40 miles from Bristol 40 from Birmingham & 120 from London. I expect the church will number several hundred in this region soon. I fou nd on my return that Elder Kington had baptized 10, & ...
  • Page 112

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    John Tayler commence his Labours in Liverpool, that P. P. Pratt go to Manchester to publish the periodical & that George A. Smith go to the Potteries & that Elders Brigham Young & W Richards go with me into the field or vineyard which I had opened in Herefordshire & the adjoining county. So I took the parting hand with the Twelve & Saints & ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1840 April 20, 1840 April 21, 1840
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    most splended prospect of all the surrounging country for 30 miles, & on some of the highest peaks are large intrenchments whare men retreated to in the time of the roman war, The buildings in the village of Malvern are splendid standing on the side of these Hills. It has long been a place of retreat for the Kings Queens princis Lords & Noblemen of London & other parts of England to visit in the summer season. We had a view ...
    Dates:
    April 22, 1840
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    When it Was Motioned by Er W Woodruff & secd by Elder Kington that James Hill, James Barns, Charles Price, & John Parry, be ordained to the office of a Priest, & John Benbow to the Office of a Teacher Carried unanimously. Elder Brigham Young & W. Woodruff then proceded to ordain the above pers ons to the offices assigned them. Priest Charles Price was then chosen Clerk of the
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    April 23, 1840 April 24, 1840
  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 25, 1840 ~ Saturday 25th I spent the day & night at Moorends Cross & was quite Ill with a bad Cold April 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th Notwithstanding I was quite Ill I walked 5 miles to Ashfield & preached at Mr Baly's & in in the afternoon to Crowcutt & preached & Baptized 10 persons & confirmed them & Ordained Edward Philips a Priest. ^1 {family was taken [illegible ] ...
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    April 25, 1840 April 26, 1840 April 27, 1840 April 28, 1840 April 29, 1840
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 30, 1840 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day in writing at Froomes Hill 30 Friday ^Thursday^ I walked with Elder Young to Dymock & had an interview with Elders Richards & Kington & spent the night with them [FIGURES] I recieved two ^3^ Letters one from Mother Woodruff & one from G. A. Smith & one from A Cordon 12 mil
    Dates:
    April 30, 1840 May 1, 1840 May 2, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 4, 1840 May 5, 1840