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 37

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

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    May 27, 1873 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Arabella Woodruff May 28, 1873 ~ Wednesday 28. I spent the day diging in the Garden May 29, 1873 ~ Thursday 29. I Assisted D. H. Wells in setting apart Brother Nale to go on a Mission to Europe May 30, 1873 ~ Friday 30. In company with President Young J. F. Smith J. W. Young I took cars & ...
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    May 28, 1873 May 29, 1873 May 30, 1873 May 31, 1873 June 1, 1873
  • Page 121

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

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    April 10, 1875 and had returned to the Church & been ordained into the Quorum of the Twelve apostle since Brother Taylor & W. Woodruff had been Ordained so we both stood a head of them in the Quorum President B Young spoke one hour & 19 Minuts April 11, 1875 ~ Sunday 11. Sunday Prayer By J. W. Young O Pratt spoke one hour and 30 Minuts on the Prophesies concerning the Lamanits & the House of Israel Afternoon ...
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    April 11, 1875 April 12, 1875 April 13, 1875 April 14, 1875 April 15, 1875 April 17, 1875 April 18, 1875
  • Page 162

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    Jan 26 1876 I spent the Afternoon in the council January 27, 1876 ~ Thursday 27 [FIGURE] I spent the Afternoon in the council and in the Evening I delivered a lecture ^in the 14 ward school House^ upon the History of the 30 Apostles of the last dispensatin Their names are as follows as they stand in there callings or Quorum I mark the dead & AP for Apost[atiz]ed The first Quorum of the Twelve Joseph Smith 1 Apostle
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    January 27, 1876
  • Page 184

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    Oct 6th 1876 Afternoon Prayer By B Young Jr Lorenzo Snow spoke 35 Minutes C. C. Rich 24, F D Richards 17 M[inutes] B Young jr 10. October 7, 1876 ~ Saturday Oct 7. Prayer By G Q Cannon Presented the names of Missionaries John Taylor spoke 60 Minuts more mission- aries presented. Afternoon G Q Cannon presented more missionaries and then the Authorities of the Church And John W ...
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    October 7, 1876 October 8, 1876
  • Page 206

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

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    Jan 1, 1877 Bless thy servant John W Young his first councillor that he may be clothed upon with the power of God that He may be a polished shaft in thy quiver in the defence of Zion and her cause. May he comfort the heart of his Father and have the Blessing of God and thy people upon his head. Bless the household of thy servant Brigham his wives and children and all appertaining unto him. May his posterity remain upon the ...
  • Page 212

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    Jan 1, 1877 consecrated unto thee. Let thy choice blessings continue upon thy people who have labored upon or contributed to build this House inasmuch as they have done it in faith. may they and their generations after them and through them the Fathers before them enjoy the blessings and Exaltation which flow through the ordinances of thy House and the administration of thy Holy Priesthood Bles esspecially thy servant Brigham Young whom thou hast given us for a leader and President over all thy ...
  • Page 242

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    March 22nd 1877 ^[FIGURES]^ E Snow sealed 41 couple This day was the first time in my life that I Ever herd or performed the ceremony of Adoption March 23, 1877 ~ Friday 23rd I presided at the Temple to day we gave 162 Endowments ^J. D. Lee was Executed to day March 23, 1877^ I sealed 13 persons to Brother Folesome & 3 to Brother Watson Total 16. B Young Jr sealed 18 couple & E ...
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    March 23, 1877 March 24, 1877 March 25, 1877 March 26, 1877 March 27, 1877 March 28, 1877 March 29, 1877
  • Page 244

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    April 1, 1877 Afternoon Prayer By E Snow John Taylor 58 M[inutes] B Young jr, Joseph F Smith spoke 44 Minuts F D Richards 23 John Smith 7. April 2, 1877 ~ Monday 2 I visited the Black Rock quiry and the Temple April 3, 1877 ~ Tuesday 3rd I visited the Santa Clara fields with my family then the Temple with
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    April 2, 1877 April 3, 1877 April 4, 1877 April 5, 1877 April 6, 1877
  • Page 245

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    April 6, 1877 Afternoon Prayer By John Taylor Joseph F Smith spoke one hour & 10 Minutes, John W Young 10 M[inutes]. April 7, 1877 ~ Saturday April 7. T. J. Jones Prayed C. C. Rich spoke 28 Minuts W Woodruff spoke 32 Minuts G Q Cannon 37 M[inutes] President Young said the purer the people are the more the Devel will rage, but the less Power the people will have to do ...
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    April 7, 1877 April 8, 1877 April 9, 1877 April 10, 1877
  • Page 247

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

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    April 15, 1877 ~ Sunday April 15, 1877 My family came March 27 left April 14 stayed 18 days Met in the Tabernacle at 102 oclok A F McDonald prayed G Q Cannon spoke 2 Minuts President Young spoke 12 M[inutes] J W Young 12 Minuts Bishop Preston 10 Minutes, E Snow 6 M[inutes] G Q Cannon 23 Wm Gibbs 5 M[inutes]. I spent the Evening at President
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    April 15, 1877 April 16, 1877 April 17, 1877 April 18, 1877 April 19, 1877 April 20, 1877