Lorenzo Dow Young

Lorenzo Dow Young (1807-1895) was born 19 Oct. 1807 in Smyrna, Chenango Co., New York. He was the son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. He married Persis Goodall on 6 Jun. 1826; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1832. He and Wilford Woodruff were shareholders in the Kirtland Safety Society; lived in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois; and arrived in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory in Jul. 1847. He died 21 Nov. 1895 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Lorenzo Dow Young (KWJC-JQP), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Lorenzo Dow Young, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/lorenzo-dow-young, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Lorenzo Dow Young, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/lorenzo-dow-young, accessed 10 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 302

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    March 25, 1858 ~ Thursday March 25 I sent about 870 bushels of wheat to E. T. Bensons Mill I had an interview with Porter and he came over to settle his rush valley difficulty I then went to the office and spent the day packing up office matters. I was vary weary at night we had a hard snow storm in the evening March 26, 1858 ~ Friday 26th I felt unwell this morning I packed up a Box of ...
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    March 25, 1858 March 26, 1858 March 27, 1858 March 28, 1858 March 29, 1858 March 30, 1858 March 31, 1858 April 1, 1858 April 2, 1858 April 3, 1858 April 4, 1858 April 5, 1858 April 6, 1858
  • Page 318

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 1, 1858 ~ Thursday to July 24, 1858 ~ Saturday July 1 July 1st to 24th I spent the time in moving my effects back to G. S. L. City & in Haying & harvesting July 25, 1858 ~ Sunday 25 I spent the day at the President office most of the day the Presidency wished the Twelve to get up a company each one of them to Form a Prayer Circle the following are the names of the company given to me to meet ...
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    July 1, 1858 July 24, 1858 July 25, 1858 July 26, 1858 July 27, 1858
  • Page 407

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 10 Cedar City there she wanted a Bill but did not get it he then took her to Bever she Applyed to Daniel M Thomas Judge of the county court of Bever County He gave her a Bill she then brought him up before the Teachers and accused him of Getting drunk & other things which she could not prove & which he says was not a word of truth in yet there seemed to be a little prejudice against [him] so much so ...
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    May 11, 1859 May 12, 1859
  • Page 444

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Oct 22 of the strongest Hemlock oil it went through my whole system it hagd a great tendency to check my fevers October 23, 1859 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday Sister Eliza spent the day with me A most distressing cough siezed me which seemed to rend my left Lung in peaces. Whenever the caugh siezed me the it was as sudden as though I was struck with a thunderbolt and at evry cough it seemed as though a sword pierced through my body it seemed as though I ...
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    October 23, 1859 October 24, 1859 October 25, 1859 October 26, 1859
  • Page 180

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

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    January 14, 1862 ~ Tuesday Jan 14th 1861 [FIGURE] Sarah Woodruff had a Daughter born at 3 oclock this morning both doing well we had quite a snow storm last night I spent the day in the Legislature after 11 oclok. I called at the Historians office in the morning. G.A. Smiths grand Daughter was thought to be dying we administered to it but it died at 10 minutes after 2 oclok PM. I spent the Evening at the ...
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    January 14, 1862 January 15, 1862 January 16, 1862 January 17, 1862 January 18, 1862 January 19, 1862
  • Page 151

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

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    Aug 4, 1861 Lorenzo Snow Preached followed by W Woodruff in the forenoon in the afternoon John Taylor spoke we had a good meeting President Young, Kimball, G. A. Smith G. D. Watt J. V. Long R. L. Campbell & Lorenzo Young Preached in Farmington & had an immens assembly on sunday & a good meeting for 2 days August 5, 1861 ...
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    August 4, 1861 August 5, 1861 August 6, 1861 August 7, 1861 August 8, 1861 August 9, 1861 August 10, 1861
  • Page 135

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

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    April 27 1861 Rail Road Bridges Been burned to stop the Northern Army from gathering at Washington and much excitement prevails throughout the whole country. Gov Cummings & Mr Bell was in when the message was read the Govornor looked sober April 28, 1861 ~ Sunday 278 Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning I did not dress I went to visit Hosea Stout who had been sick nigh unto death but He was now getting better ...
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    April 27, 1861 April 28, 1861
  • Page 83

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

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    September 23, 1860 ~ Sunday Sept 23 1860 Sunday I attended a Funeral of Sister Nancy Kent the oldest sister of Brigham Young she died Sept 22nd 1860 Aged 74 years old 3rd Aug 1860 John was 69, May 22nd May 1860 Phineas 61, 16 Feb 1860, Joseph 7th April 1860, 64 years old Brigham was 59, June 1, 1860, Lorenzo 54, 19, Oct 1860. Meeting opened By singing "Ear long the veil" vPrayer By ...
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    September 23, 1860
  • Page 84

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

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    Sept 23 1860 Joseph Young spoke gave a good exertation but I have lost the minutes for the present Brigham Young spoke and said I dont want to say much at this time though I reflect much & could say a good deal. I expet that it will appear a Novel thing for a man to preach the funeral sermon of his wife or sister or any of his own Family but I had rather preach the funeral sermon of my own Family or call upon my Brothers to ...
  • Page 92

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

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    November 1, 1860 ~ Thursday to November 3, 1860 ~ Saturday Nov 1st we have had a snow storm during the past week & it is vary cold & freezeing I got all my sugar cane, cut, striped, piled & cov[ere]d up before the storm yet it froze considerable and was hard to press out yet I got it finished Wednesday night 31 6oct it took 8 or 9 gallons of Juece to make one of molases while last year it ownly took 4 1/2 I made ownly 256 gallons from about 1 1/2 acres of ...
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    November 1, 1860 November 3, 1860 November 4, 1860 November 5, 1860