John Willard Young

John Willard Young (1844-1924) was born 1 Oct. 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He was the son of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angell. He married Lucy Canfield; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized about 1852. He served in church callings with Wilford Woodruff from about 1852 to 1898. He died 24 Feb. 1924 in New York City, New York Co., New York.

Footnotes

John Willard Young (KWJH-RZX), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Apr. 2022). John Willard Young, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-willard-young, accessed 26 Apr. 2022). "John Willard Young" (1844-1924), memorial no. 6446729; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Apr. 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for John W. Young, p. 8, image 14/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). Salt Lake Tribune, “Ogden” (Ogden, Utah Territory), 9 Mar. 1881, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). The Cecil Whig, “More About The Mormons” (Ogden, Utah), 10 Jan. 1874, vol. 23, p. 1; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City, Utah: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1901), p. 42; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Apr. 2022). “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Apr. 2022); John Willard Young, 11 Feb. 1924, New York City, New York Co., New York, no. U-286; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; image 76/519; DGS 4139744.

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  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 12, 1869 The school of the Prophets met in the Tabernacle at 5 ock Prayer By Lorenzo Snow President Young spoke 2032 M[inutes] G. A. Smith 22 June 13, 1869 ~ Sunday 13 Sunday Met at 10 oclk Prayer By E. T Benson G Q Cannon spoke one hour & 8 Minutes B Young jr 25 Afternoon Prayer By Wm Budge Sacrament Administered ...
    Dates:
    June 13, 1869 June 14, 1869 June 15, 1869 June 16, 1869
  • Page 196

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 19, 1869 spoke of organizing a school of the prophets, we met for that purpose Brother Hart opened By Prayer W Woodruff spoke 50 Minutes John W Young 6 M[inutes] E T Benson 33 M[inutes]. At the close of the Meeting a list of Names was called to form a Branch of the school of the prophets we met in the school House the the list of Names was red. President Young then spoke of organizing A Stake of ...
    Dates:
    June 20, 1869
  • Page 198

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 21 when we arived in Franklin we met a large processin of Men Women & Children We stoped with James Backer we held a meeting in Franklin at the Meeting House at 5 oclok which was a stone Building filled with saints W. Woodruff Prayed D. H. Wells spoke 39 Minutes W H Hooper 35 M[inutes], President Young 39. We Met in council in the Evening & Herd several cases of Difficulty & President Young decided how they should be ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1869 June 23, 1869
  • Page 199

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 23rd 1869 & were shot dead By the guards June 24, 1869 ~ Thursday 24. We Met the sabbath school children at the Bowery they were addressed By G Q. Cannon, D H Wells & President Young who spoke to Parents & children we Met in the Bowery at 10 oclok J W Young Prayed, G Q Cannon spoke 61 Minutes. Several Missionaries were then called to go on Missions. B Young jr then spoke 37. We dined with ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1869 June 25, 1869 June 26, 1869 June 27, 1869 June 28, 1869 June 29, 1869 June 30, 1869 July 1, 1869 July 2, 1869
  • Page 238

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    February 24, 1870 ~ Thursday Feb 24, 18670. I laid Hands upon Asahel who was quite sick & then in company with G. Q. Cannon & Heber Kimball rode to American Fork & met President Young G. A. Smith J. Taylor B Young Jr & John W Young Joseph Young & Lorenzo Young we held a Meeting in the meeting ...
    Dates:
    February 24, 1870 February 25, 1870 February 26, 1870 February 27, 1870 February 28, 1870 March 1, 1870 March 2, 1870
  • Page 251

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 1, 1870 I Baptized My Daughter Bulah Agustia Woodruff Beatie for the following persons 17 in number. Friends Polly Burbank, Sally Seavy Betsey Seavy, Jenny Seavy, Patty Seavy, Mrs Timothy Ham, Mrs William Hutchings, Lydia Hutchings, Miriam Boothby, Olive Marshall Mrs Ebenezer Dunham, Mrs Chadwick, Sophia Chadwick, Mary Chadwick, Betseyy Milliken, Olive Junkings 17. ...
    Dates:
    June 2, 1870 June 3, 1870 June 4, 1870 June 5, 1870 June 6, 1870
  • Page 266

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 2, 1870 ~ Saturday July 2nd 1870 [FIGURE] wrote a letter to Battle Creek. I Preached the funeral sermon of Dr Davis wife I followed J F. Smith July 3, 1870 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I met at the Townsend Home to converse with some strangers. I attended Meeting in the Tabernacle all day J W Young spoke in the Morning [blank] M[inutes] followed By G. A. Smith. Afternoon
    Dates:
    July 2, 1870 July 3, 1870 July 4, 1870 July 5, 1870 July 8, 1870 July 9, 1870 July 10, 1870
  • Page 296

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    April 10, 1871 3 Missionaries & ordained 2 seventies. At the close I gave council to the Elders to keep a Journal of their official Acts & the Dealings of God with them B Pettit & Wilford grafted in the garding April 11, 1871 ~ Tuesday ^11 I grafted fruit in my garding^ April 12, 1871 ~ Wednesday 112. I went to the field & set out about 75 fruit trees April 13, 1871 ~ Thursday 123 ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1871 April 12, 1871 April 13, 1871 April 14, 1871 April 15, 1871 April 16, 1871 April 17, 1871 April 18, 1871 April 19, 1871 April 20, 1871 April 21, 1871 April 22, 1871
  • Page 305

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 21, 1871 J. F. Smith Prayed W Woodruff spoke 33 M, E F Sheets 15 M D P. Kimball 7 John W Young 5 M G. A. Smith 25 M we then rode to Logan 2 M July 22, 1871 ~ Saturday 22d We Met at the Bowery for a 2 days Meeting W Woodruff opened By Prayer President Young spoke 18 M Joseph Young spoke 61 G ...
    Dates:
    July 22, 1871 July 23, 1871 July 24, 1871 July 25, 1871 July 26, 1871 July 27, 1871
  • Page 309

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 17, 1871 Afternoon John Taylor spoke 54 Minuts I met with the Prayer Circle & spoke in the Evening to the 13 ward September 18, 1871 ~ Monday to September 21, 1871 ~ Thursday 18 to 21. I spent the time in Building a Kitchen 10 By 18 feet Brower Pettit was the Carpenter September 22, 1871 ~ Friday 22d I left S L City with the Presidency & G. Q. Cannon of
    Dates:
    September 18, 1871 September 21, 1871 September 22, 1871 September 23, 1871 September 24, 1871