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 277

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    Nov 16, 1889 with us to Pleasant Valley where they got off. We obtained from them the latest home papers giving accounts of proceedings at home. We crossed the Snake River about sun down. November 16, 1889 ~ Saturday Nov 16th. We arrived at Pocatello this morning about 6 o'clock, where we met Bros John W. Young & Chas. H. Wilcken on the platform of the car as the train stopped We immediately transferred our ...
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    November 16, 1889 November 17, 1889 November 18, 1889 November 19, 1889 November 20, 1889
  • Page 278

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    Nov 20th 1889 C W. Penrose was sent to the Penetentiary on contempt of court G Q Cannon & myself had an interview with him at the Presidents Office while he was in the Hands of the Marshal we met at 4 {o'clock} with the Deseret Land Company I attended the Birth Day Party of Sister M I Horn & took a vary severe cold & suffered through the night November 21, 1889 ~ Thursday ...
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    November 20, 1889 November 21, 1889 November 22, 1889 November 23, 1889 November 24, 1889
  • Page 299

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    March 20, 1890 ~ Thursday March 20th 1890 I signed 26 Recommends I received 19 Letters I wrote 4 Letters I met in prayer circle, and had interviews with several parties went to the farm 6 m[iles] March 21, 1890 ~ Friday 21 I signed 240 Recommends I signedReceived 16 Letters I met with the Bank Board Meeting March 22, 1890 ~ Saturday 22 I went to the City with Alice she had ...
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    March 20, 1890 March 21, 1890 March 22, 1890 March 23, 1890 March 24, 1890 March 25, 1890 March 26, 1890 March 27, 1890 March 28, 1890 March 29, 1890 March 30, 1890
  • Page 104

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    August 4, 1887 ~ Thursday Aug 4, 1887 [FIGURES] I received Letters from Asahel, Sarah, Roskelley I wrote Letters to Sarah sent $10 To Sylvia & sent $10 & sent $10 to Emeline & sent $10. I met in council at 10 oclock with the Apostles 10 of us The Constitution for a State Government was discussed John W Youngs Letter was Read and $5000 dollars was voted to send to him ...
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    August 4, 1887 August 5, 1887 August 6, 1887 August 7, 1887
  • Page 124

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    November 27, 1887 ~ Sunday Nov 27, 1887 ^Sunday^ I spent the day in the House reading November 28, 1887 ~ Monday 28 [FIGURES] I went to Legrand Youngs before day light I signed 25 Recommends, received 12 Letters 10 Public 2 Private I wrote 5 Letters to Maud, Merrill [FIGURE] Arobella, Mary, & Jaques Telegraphed to John W Young & J McAllister Br Young was a ...
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    November 27, 1887 November 28, 1887 November 29, 1887 November 30, 1887 December 1, 1887 December 2, 1887 December 3, 1887 December 4, 1887 December 5, 1887
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    September 5, 1887 ~ Monday Sept 5, 1887 [FIGURES] I received 10 Letters & wrote 20 Letters to Clara Jaques, Thurber, Farnsworth, Bleak, &c I rece[iv]ed telegram from J. W. Young & Wilkens I spent the day reading & writing September 6, 1887 ~ Tuesday 6 I spent the day at Brother Cannon reading and in the Evening we rode to the office in
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    September 5, 1887 September 6, 1887 September 7, 1887 September 8, 1887 September 9, 1887 September 10, 1887
  • Page 151

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    April 18, 1888 ~ Wednesday April 18, 1888 [FIGURE] I signed 12 Recommends I receivd 18 Letters I wrote Letters I wrote 8 Letters to McAllister &c April 19, 1888 ~ Thursday 19. [FIGURE] I signed 10 Recommends I receivd 8 Letters I wrote 10 Letters 6 Pub, 4 privat, to McAllister, Bleak, Farnsworth Thompson I went to the farm & spent the night April 20, 1888 ~ Friday to April 21, 1888 ...
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    April 18, 1888 April 19, 1888 April 20, 1888 April 21, 1888 April 22, 1888 April 23, 1888 April 24, 1888 April 25, 1888 April 26, 1888
  • Page 112

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    September 16, 1887 ~ Friday Sept 16th 1887 [FIGURES] Received 14 Letters public 10, Private 4, wrote 9 Letters 6 Public 3 Private [to] G Teasdale, Zina Young Jaques I signed 20 Recommends. September 17, 1887 ~ Saturday 17 [FIGURES] I received 10 Letters 5 Private & 5 public I wrote 15 Letters 10 public 5 Private I wrote Udal & Bushman for Lot Smith I signed 10 Recommends September 18 ...
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    September 16, 1887 September 17, 1887 September 18, 1887 September 19, 1887 September 20, 1887 September 21, 1887 September 22, 1887
  • Page 174

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    August 23, 1888 ~ Thursday Aug 23 I signed 58 Recommends. I received 45 Letter. I wrote 8 Pub Letters & 1 to Mrs Young I had an interview with Wm Budge upon Bear Lake Affairs August 24, 1888 ~ Friday 24 I signed 43 Recommends I received 45 Letters I wrote 8 Letters Pub. I went to the farm & spent the night August 25, 1888 ~ Saturday 25 I spent the day at the farm Making cider & choring I was ...
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    August 23, 1888 August 24, 1888 August 25, 1888 August 26, 1888 August 27, 1888 August 28, 1888 August 29, 1888
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    Oct 15th 1887 informed me that Marshal Dyer wanted to subpoeny me to attend the court to testify about Church property I said No I immediately left went to the field & spent the night 3 M[iles] October 16, 1887 ~ Sunday 16 [FIGURES] I received 2 Letters from John Murdock & Davis I wrote 34 Letters to Clara Blanch, Nellie & Henry. I went to Brother Eckles & spent the night 3 ...
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    October 15, 1887 October 16, 1887 October 17, 1887 October 18, 1887 October 19, 1887 October 20, 1887 October 21, 1887