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.

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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 401

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

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    April 24, 1879 and there left the man & his effects we then drove to Turkey tanks & spent the night 25 Miles April 25, 1879 ~ Friday 25 We herd the wild Turkeys gobble around us before we were up but we saw none of them. We watched the tank an hour but none came to drink we drove 5 miles & John W left us & crossed the country on Horsback to find a new road. we saw some Anti- lope we drove to
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    April 25, 1879 April 26, 1879 April 27, 1879 April 28, 1879 April 29, 1879
  • Page 402

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    April 30, 1879 ~ Wednesday Aprill 30, 1879 ^[FIGURES]^ I wrote 13 Letters to Bleak, McAllister, Farnsworth D H Cannon, Julia Spencer 2 to Wilford, Nuttall 2 to Jaques Elias Smith & B Young May 1, 1879 ~ Thursday May 1. I wrote 4 Letters to Phebe, Susan, Eugenia & Robert ...
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    April 30, 1879 May 1, 1879 May 2, 1879 May 3, 1879 May 4, 1879
  • Page 403

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    May 4, 1879 ^[FIGURES]^ was taken with great Pain in my stomach & Bowels which soon terminated in a Deadly attack of the Billious Cramp Cholic Brother John W Young Lewis and Wakeland worked over me all night I had 10 attacks of the cramp in the stomach during the night with such severity that it took away my Breath & was ownly restored to me by the laying on of hands and prayers the last attack was about daylight & came ner killing me Nature could not have stood another attack of ...
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    May 5, 1879 May 6, 1879 May 7, 1879
  • Page 404

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

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    May 8, 1879 ~ Thursday May 8, 1879 Thank the Lord I was able this morning to arise wash, shave and Dress myself and after Eating a little Oyster soup I took my pen and wrote up my Journal up to date since Sunday the 4, But that was all I was able to do. I felt vary thankful to my Heavenly Father for preserving my life that He had not taken it away while I was so far from my family and friends in Salt Lake City John W. Young ...
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    May 8, 1879 May 9, 1879 May 10, 1879 May 11, 1879 May 12, 1879
  • Page 405

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    May 13, 1879 ~ Tuesday May 13, 1879 I visited Br Smith camp to day He left about 10 oclok I prepared my self for starting for Sunset May 14, 1879 ~ Wednesday 14. I left Moan Copy at 10.30 with Jerome Judd and drove to the Colorado River 30 Miles & camp for the night 30 M[iles] May 15, 1879 ~ Thursday 145 August Wilken &
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    May 13, 1879 May 14, 1879 May 15, 1879 May 16, 1879 May 17, 1879
  • Page 410

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

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    May 29, 1879 [FIGURE] I wrote Letter to John Taylor & J Jaques I had a conversation [with] Lleweyn Harris he says what was published in the Deseret News abot his healing 406 Indians sick with the small pox was true. I read my communication to the News to the Brethren in the Evening May 30, 1879 ~ Friday 30th [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters to D. H. Wells & J Jaques Brother Jesse ...
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    May 30, 1879 May 31, 1879 June 1, 1879 June 3, 1879 June 3, 1879
  • Page 420

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    July 25 1879 had been broaken open by some person who had attempted to rob the Mail Envallopes Destroyed & mony taken out July 26, 1879 ~ Saturday 26. [FIGURE] I I wrote 2 letters to Phebe & J Jaques July 27, 1879 ~ Sunday 27 Sunday I went to Brigham City Meeting Warren R Tenney opened By Prayer W Woodruff spoke 38 minuts, Lot Smith 30 M[inutes], & Br Lake 3 M[inutes] ...
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    July 26, 1879 July 27, 1879 July 28, 1879 July 29, 1879 July 30, 1879 July 31, 1879 August 1, 1879 August 2, 1879
  • Page 437

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    Sept 3, 1879 who I was but the Devil was at work with him and he would not speak to me but held his head Down, he eat Bread & Butter & sugar and when He got through he got on his borough (Dunkee) and rode off slouw a dozen rods & he stoped turned around & rode back jumped off from his Donkey & run up to me & shook me hartily by the hand and we had a good talk. He said the Devil had tempted him, but the Lord had sent him ...
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    September 4, 1879 September 5, 1879 September 6, 1879
  • Page 438

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

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    Sept 6, 1879 The following is the work performed in St George Temple Jan 9, 1877 to Jan 27, 1879 is as follows 70352 Baptisms 34903 Endowments, 13159 Ordinations, 11888 Sealings, 2072 childrens sealed to Parents, 393 Adoptions 875 Second Anointings. The labor from June 1879. 3915 Baptisms 1315 Endowments, 444 Ordinations, 651 sealings, 138 children sealed to Parents, 78 Adoptions, 21 second Anointings I had conversations with Brs. Smith Hunt & Tenney about Br Hatch. I received a great deal of News ...
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    September 7, 1879 September 8, 1879 September 9, 1879
  • Page 441

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

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    Sept 27, 1879 Lorenzo Hatch spoke 42 M[inutes], Jesse N Smith 30 M[inutes], W Woodruff spoke 10 M[inutes]. I met in the Evening with the Priesthood and we reguated the Price of Tithing in this country September 28, 1879 ~ Sunday 298 Sunday I administered to Br Greer. We met at 10 oclok John Bush Prayed Reports of the several Branches of the Stake were then given read By the Clerk John R Hewlett. The General ...
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    September 28, 1879 September 29, 1879 September 30, 1879 October 1, 1879 October 2, 1879 October 3, 1879