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 9

    Part of Letter to Joseph F. Smith from Wilford Woodruff and George Q. Cannon, 13 March 1888

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    We have remembered you to our friends with whom we have stayed, all of whom take interest in you and your labors and in hearing from you. With love to yourself, Brother Jno. W. Young and family, Brother Caine and family, Brothers Richards, Penrose, Nuttal, and Gibbs, and praying the Lord to constantly watch over and preserve you from every evil, We remain Your Brethren, Wilford Woodruff Geo. Q. Cannon [sideways text] ...
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    Part of Letter to Joseph F. Smith from Wilford Woodruff and George Q. Cannon, 25 April 1888

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    can to obtain from him all the information he has to give, and to learn definitely what his future intentions are. With love to yourself and to all the brethren —Brothers Caine, Nuttall, Richards, Penrose and Gibbs—and praying the Lord to uphold and strengthen you and keep you out of the hands of all your enemies and from every evil, We remain Your Brethren, Wilford Woodruff Geo. Q. Cannon [sideways text] Commitee. [end ...
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    Part of Letter to the Bishops and Members in the Various Settlements from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 25 October 1876

    Excerpt:
    In proposing the erection of new Temples, it is not expected that the work now being done upon the Temple in this city by individuals and by the various quorums shall cease. The labor upon the Temple here will continue to be pushed forward by those now en- gaged in it until sites are selected for, and work shall be commenced by the different quorums upon, other Temples. These Temples which we now propose to build will not be costly struc- tures. They will be for Endowment purposes, and can be easily and quickly erected by the ...
    Dates:
    October 25, 1876
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    Part of Letter to Joseph F. Smith from Wilford Woodruff and George Q. Cannon, 22 May 1888

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    been appointed by the Council to preside, with Brother Anton H. Lund as his assistant, and Brother M. F. Farnsworth as Recorder. Brothers J. D. T. McAllister, D. D. McArthur and James G. Bleak came up from St. George to attend the dedication, and they will remain to assist for a short time until everything is got into working order. The Temple will pe opened for ordinances on the 28th. of May. In my other letter to-day ...
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    Part of Letter from John W. Young, 2 September 1880

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    [sideways text] John W Young to W Woodruff Sept 1880 Received Sept 11 [end of sideways text] STOVER & CO., GENERAL MERCHANDISE, WOOL, HIDES, PELTS, WAGONS, CARRIAGES, &C. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, Sept 2nd 1880. Prest W. Woodruff Dear Bro: I write you in regard to the St. John purchase. It seem the Lord has indeed moved upon those Barth Bros. I saw two of them last night. "Saul" the oldest & the one, says he must have 125 first class cows the ...
    Dates:
    September 2, 1880
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    Part of Letter from John W. Young, 2 September 1880

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    help of the Lord I will do so. I never felt more humble & I know I never was more prayer- -ful, & my whole desire is to build up the Kingdom, & labor heart & hand with you my Brethren. May God bless & preserve you & all the members of the Quorum. Remember me to Bro Taylor and all my prayers are ever for you all In haste Truly Your Bro Jno. W. Young P.S. Luella desires to be remembered JWY ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 17 October 1879

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    of the Trouble and that the Temples & Church's property are safe. I did not see John W Young name in the list with the part of the family for I did not learn whether he signed the paper Br Roseton took to lins or not There is a question I wish to ask the Trustee in trust. Would it not be wisdom for Lot & Jesse N. Smith or those who preside over these Stakes of Zion to have the privilege of Selling ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and George Q. Cannon, 13 June 1887

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    3. the privilege of visiting St George Temple to attend to some important work. I hope they may be found worthy to obtain President Taylor's signature. I saw the account of the arrest of Bro Budge. The Government officers do not seem to pay any attention to principles of law or equity in dealing with our people. I have been somewhat surprized at the tardiness of some of our people in Registering, when the liberties of the people depend so much upon them. But I hope ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor, 29 February 1880

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    Sunset, Apache Co. Arizona Feb. 29 [18]80 President John Taylor Dear brother: Your letter of Feb. 20 has just come to hand and before I recieved it I hade made my calculations to go to St. John, Snowflake, Round Valley and to visit the settlements with brother John W. Young and to gather up all the Tithing money of Arizona and start for Utah the last of March via St. George and on to ...
    Dates:
    February 29, 1880
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    Part of Letter from Creighton Hawkins and Riego Hawkins, 4 September 1889

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    Salt Lake City Sepr 4th 1889 To President Wilford Woodruff, Dear Brother, In november last my Brother and I bought a one half interest in J. M. Leflers flouring Mill to pay for which we mortgaged a five acre lot. we enlarged and remodeled the mill placing new machinery therein and changing it from the burr to the roller System. in doing so we involved ourselves heavily, being about $5000.00/100 in debt and we find ourselves unable to meet our obligations as they become due ...
    Dates:
    September 4, 1889