Joseph Young

Joseph Young (1797-1881) was born 7 Apr. 1797 in Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. He married Jane Adeline Bicknell on 18 Feb. 1834. He was baptized 6 Apr. 1832. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp in 1834, the First Quorum of the Seventy in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, and the Utah Territorial Legislature. He died 16 Jul. 1881 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Joseph Young (KWJT-N5K), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Joseph Young, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-young, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Joseph Young, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/joseph-young, accessed 10 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 17

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    was presented to us for an example {God set the law in judgment on Kirtland [3 illegible words] remember this warning [illegible] judgment must [illegible] the law [illegible] God save many for Christ's sake.} Spent the past week in school in the Lords house December 18, 1836 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Sermon delivered by Elder William Smith Elder Joseph Young administered ...
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    December 18, 1836 December 19, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 22, 1836 December 24, 1836 December 25, 1836
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    April 20, 1837 ~ Thursday April 20th Spent this day in the house of the Lord in prayer and fasting with the congregation of the Saints. Much of the power, gifts, and graces of the gospel was poured out upon us. speaking and interpeting of tongues was manifest in the congregation one brother sung a lengthy song in tongues & sister Hide interpeted the same it was great & glorious much of it was respecting the fame of Joseph and his ...
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    April 20, 1837 April 21, 1837 April 22, 1837 April 30, 1837 May 1, 1837 May 5, 1837 May 10, 1837
  • Page 11

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    May 14, 1837 ~ Sunday May 14th we wrote two Letters to our friends in the state of Maine May 23, 1837 ~ Tuesday 23rd Spent several of the Last weeks in labour ing with my hands for Elder Joseph Young. Spent the fore part of this day in attending a Patriarch al meeting I wrote a Patriarchal Blessing for Brother Henry Harmon May 25, 1837 ~ Thursday ^25th I comenced boarding ...
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    May 14, 1837 May 23, 1837 May 25, 1837 May 27, 1837 May 28, 1837
  • Page 2

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    another down he will sink as soon as a peace of pot mettle. Preach faith repentance & Baptism say nothing but repentance to this generation need not go into mysteries preach the same over again when I heard Br Joseph make his proclamation yesterday I thought it was a sweepstakes when he said North & South America was Zion. Any Elder that will be wise when he gets his endowment can go into any city & build up the largest church in the city this prooves the prophet true, that the priesthood is fitted for the condition ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    April 3, 1837 ~ Monday April 3rd The day had now arived for preperations for the solumn assembly the annointing & the endowment of the Elders of Israel or at least for those that were not endowed in Kirtland the strong hold of the daughter of Zion in the spring of 1836 & as I was absent at that time my day is now come & my time at hand for those blessings & I shall record the events of each day of the ...
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    April 3, 1837 April 4, 1837
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    the hands of President Joseph Young we then assisted President Young in washing our Brethren the Elders much of the spirit of God rested upon us I washed & perfumed the bodies of a number of my Brethren & the interview closed after after expressing our feelings to each other. We again met together in the quorum of the sev enties at the upper part of the Lords house at early candle light to receieve our anointing. The quorums of the Deacons, Teachers, & Priest occupied one apartment the Elders ...
  • Page 16

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    called the quorums of the seventies into the upper part of the house that they might be by themselves for awhile as there was some business to be attended to in these quorums before they could procede to the business of the day below. In the first place six of the presidents of the seventies were to leave the seventies & take a station in the quorum of the travling high priest hood and six other Presidents chosen in their stead I shall not here give the particulars of this change of councillers ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Elder Zerah Pulsipher I was ordained a Teacher under his hands on the 2nd of Jan 1834, in Richland Oswego Co NY. On the 5th of Nov 1834, I was ordained a Priest under the hands of Elder Simeon Carter by the direction of the High Council in Clay County Missouri. On the 28th of June 1835 I was ordained an Elder in the church of Latter Day Saints under the hands of Elder Warren Parrish at ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 5, 1839 ~ Sunday May 5th Sunday I attended conference we had a vary interesting day Joseph address the congregation & also Sidney & was followed by the Twelve. At the close of the day a collection was taken up for the poor [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Nathaniel Thomas May 6, 1839 ~ Monday 6th I met with the quorum of the seventies in the morning & after some council their was about sixty ordained Elders & members of the ...
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    May 5, 1839 May 6, 1839 May 7, 1839 May 8, 1839 May 9, 1839 May 10, 1839 May 11, 1839 May 12, 1839
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    In the evening of this day [FIGURE] the quorum met at Joseph store. Brothers Wm W Clayton & Joseph Young met with them but I was not present. Elder Kington came after me with a waggon to go to his house & hold a meeting so I took my family & rode 6 miles across the prarie in the storm & spent the night at his house. Joseph Young & wife & Wm Clayton Received their endowments &c 6 ...
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    February 4, 1844 February 5, 1844 February 6, 1844