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 358

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    June 8, 1865 any treaty with the Indians ownly through the influ- ence of President Young. At the close of the treaty, we rode to Spanish Fork & held a meeting President Young spoke to the people followed by John Taylor. I spent the night with Br Wilkins 10 m June 9, 1865 ~ Friday 9th We rode to Springville & held a meeting F D Richards W. Woodruff G. A. Smith & President
    Dates:
    June 9, 1865 June 10, 1865 June 11, 1865 June 12, 1865 June 13, 1865 June 14, 1865 June 15, 1865
  • Page 322

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    August 10, 1864 ~ Wednesday Aug 10, 1864 I spent most of the day in the convention which closed at night after Adopteing a List of Prices or rather adjourned untill the 4' day of Oct. August 11, 1864 ~ Thursday 11. I spent a part of the day in the Office Journalizing [FIGURE] I received a Letter from Wilford to myself & his Mother I Paid Thompson $5 on my City heard Bill which setled up to Aug. ...
    Dates:
    August 10, 1864 August 11, 1864 August 12, 1864 August 13, 1864 August 14, 1864 August 15, 1864 August 16, 1864 August 17, 1864 August 18, 1864 August 19, 1864 August 20, 1864
  • Page 334

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    November 9, 1864 ~ Wednesday Nov 9, 1864 I spent the day mostly at home No Telegraph News to day November 10, 1864 ~ Thursday 10. No News of the Election yet. I visited the office & spent a part of the day at home November 11, 1864 ~ Friday 11. In company with BPresident Young, J. Taylor, G. A. Smith, & G. Q. Cannon & several Others I rode to Kays ward
    Dates:
    November 9, 1864 November 10, 1864 November 11, 1864 November 12, 1864 November 13, 1864 November 14, 1864 November 15, 1864
  • Page 337

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Dec 4, 1864 spoke in the forenoon & Alfred Randle John W. Young & G. B. Wallace in the Afternoon. I met with President B Young & John W. Young for Prayer G. Q. Cannon called at the close. In company with G. Q. Cannon I visited F. D. Richards who is sick with the Liver complaint. is not able to go out doors, we administered to James Brown the 3d who was shot for a Grizzle ...
    Dates:
    December 5, 1864 December 6, 1864 December 7, 1864 December 8, 1864 December 9, 1864 December 10, 1864 December 11, 1864 December 12, 1864 December 13, 1864 December 16, 1864 December 17, 1864
  • Page 303

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Feb 14 1864 Morning W. Woodruff in the Afternoon I went to the prayer circle & prayed. I spent the Evening at O. Pratts He had been sick, was getting better February 15, 1864 ~ Monday 15 I spent the day drawing rock to Jordon Bridge February 16, 1864 ~ Tuesday 16. I spent the fore part of the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 19 B. Young sealed his son John Willard Young ...
    Dates:
    February 15, 1864 February 16, 1864 February 17, 1864 February 17, 1864 February 19, 1864 February 20, 1864 February 21, 1864 February 22, 1864 February 23, 1864
  • Page 262

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    1863 & Feramore Little, Lewis Hill, & his son John Willard Young all to go on a mission East to assist in the Emigration March 9, 1863 ~ Monday March 9th I spent the fore part of the day at home and [FIGURE] [in] the afternoon the flag was raised upon President Youngs House for a signal to gather together all armed Men and many hundreds gather together and formed an Encampment in President Youngs yard & Premises, also in D ...
    Dates:
    March 9, 1863 March 10, 1863 March 11, 1863 March 12, 1863 March 13, 1863 March 15, 1863
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Aug 24 1863 A council was held in Cash Valley and agreed to Form a new settle- ment at Bear river lake A Lyman ^C C Rich^ was to be the presidet of the mission August 25, 1863 ~ Tuesday 25 I was quite poorly this morning I rode with the company to Ogden, we had a meeting I attended it, it was A vary inter- esting meeting. President Young spoke with great Plainness and Power. He called upon thHis councillors &
    Dates:
    August 25, 1863 August 26, 1863 August 27, 1863 August 28, 1863 August 29, 1863 August 30, 1863
  • Page 27

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    April 8, 1873 ~ Tuesday Aprail 8, 1873 Conference Met at 10 oclok. Sin[g]ing & Prayer By G. B. Wallace A. O. Smoot spoke 47 Minutes & gave a vary interesting practical discours upon the Temporal affairs in Zion. He was followed By G. Q. Cannon who spoke 50 Minuts. Afternoon J. F. Smith Prayed President Young spoke 55 Minuts & gave much good instruction to the people upon Temporal things. Then the Authorities of the Church were presented to the Conference ...
    Dates:
    April 8, 1873 April 9, 1873 April 10, 1873
  • Page 29

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    April 27, 1873 I Preached in the 14 ward in the Evening & Expressed myself in Plain terms concerning ^the^ charavari performed last friday night by the Mormons in salt Lake City I am opposed to all such proceding April 28, 1873 ~ Monday 28. I went to the field in the morning we had a terrible storm of wind & dust which terminated in a heavy rain which the whole country in Utah Needed. I Attended the school of the Prophets in ...
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    April 28, 1873 April 29, 1873 April 30, 1873 May 1, 1873 May 2, 1873 May 3, 1873 May 4, 1873
  • Page 33

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 8, 1873 ~ Thursday May 8th 1873 I rode over Jordon with Brower Pettit to the reservoy we shot 15 ducks & while returning home we found Brother Martin H Peck in a stream of water nearly up to his neck with a horse & Buggy who had got frightened & run into the water we assisted him out of the water & his horse & buggy May 9, 1873 ~ Friday 9 [FIGURES] I received 2 letter from David & ...
    Dates:
    May 8, 1873 May 9, 1873 May 10, 1873 May 11, 1873 May 12, 1873 May 13, 1873 May 14, 1873