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 118

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    Oct 21st 1887 I had interviews with McCray J T. Caine ^&^ Gibb I went to the field & spent the night 3 Miles October 22, 1887 ~ Saturday 22 In company with E & Alice I rode to Provo 50 Miles in the afternoon we drove down to the Lake Brother Bateman & Ovando tryied to shoot Ducks but got none October 23, 1887 ...
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    October 21, 1887 October 22, 1887 October 23, 1887 October 24, 1887 October 25, 1887 October 26, 1887 October 27, 1887 October 28, 1887 October 29, 1887 October 30, 1887
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    Sept 17, 1888 ^[FIGURE]^ I signed 69 Recommends I received 39 Letters I wrote 4 Letters pub September 18, 1888 ~ Tuesday 18 [FIGURE] I signed 23 Recommends, I received 15 Letters I wrote 5 Letters 2 Public & to Jesse Sarah & Mary & sent $20 The Tribune is full of wrath this morning because George Q Cannon gave himself up yesterday without the ring having Power to arest him and be made a Marter of the ring are Mad ...
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    September 18, 1888 September 19, 1888 September 20, 1888 September 21, 1888 September 22, 1888 September 23, 1888 September 24, 1888
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 17 October 1879

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    of the Trouble and that the Temples & Churchs property are safe. I did not see John W Young name in the list with the rest of the family for I did not learn whether He signed the paper Br Roseton took to lins or Not Here is a question I wish to ask the Trustee in that Would it not be wisdom from Lot & Jane N Smith or those who preside over these Stakes of Zion to have the privilege of Letting some of the tithing wheat & turning ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Discourse 1889-10-06

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    PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF arose and spoke as follows: I wish to say to this assembly of Latter-day Saints that there are three vacancies in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, in consequence of the organization of the First Presi dency. We have felt that it is time to fill that quorum now, at this con- ference, and the people should be prepared for the presenting by the Twelve Apostles of such names as they may feel by the Spirit of God to be worthy and proper persons to receive this ordination or to occupy this position. These Apostles are Prophets ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Brigham W. Young, 9 July 1898,

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    HOTEL WARSHAUER J. R. BURNS, PROP. Baker City, Oregon, July 9th 1898 Prest. Wilford Woodruff Salt Lake City, Utah Dear President Enclosed you will find some letters which I wish you to read, for you are the only one, to whom I can apply in my present circumstan- ces. You are, no doubt, aware that father has went bankrupt in London for a million and a half, so he cannot help me. I am the only one ...
    Dates:
    July 9, 1898
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Warren M. Johnson, 24 December 1880

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    Warrin M Johnson Lee's Ferry Dec 24/80 Pres. W Woodruff Dear Brother Enclosed I send you a statement of busin- ess done at the ferry during the time Bro. Foutz was in charge, excepting from May 18 to June 1st during which time Mrs. Lee received one third of the income from the ferry according to agreement with John W Young Bro's Freeman & Gardners a/c are included in the Orders to from John W. Young The balance of John W's orders as given in the statement of his ...
    Dates:
    December 24, 1880
  • Page 1

    Part of Religious - Dedicatory Prayer of St. George Temple

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    Dedication Prayer offered by Elder Wilford Woodruff at the St. George Temple, Jan. 1, 1877. "Oh God, our Heavenly Father, Father of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; thou who hast created the heavens, the earth, the seas, and the fountains of water, and all things that dwell therein; accept of the gratitude of our hearts and the thanksgiving of thy people that thou hast preserved our lives to again enter into another Temple, which has been built by thy Saints in these valleys of ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1877