Lucy Bigelow Young

Lucy Bigelow Young (1830-1905) was born 3 Oct. 1830 in Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois. She was the daughter of Nahum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs. She was sealed to Brigham Young on 20 Mar. 1847 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), and they had three children, including Eudora Lovina Young, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff. She died in 1905 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Lucy Bigelow (K2QX-HPV), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Feb. 2021). Lucy Bigelow Young, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/lucy-bigelow-young, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Black, Susan Easton, Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989), pp. 5:303-304. “Lucy Bigelow Young,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 23 Feb. 2021).“Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 24 Feb. 2021); Utah Department of Health: Office of Vital Records and Statistics: Death Certificates, series 81448, file no. 150/520 (1905), Lucy B Young. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 266 (1905) Lucy B Young; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, UT. “Lucy Bigelow Young Dies of Pneumonia,” Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Feb. 1905, p. 12. “Lucy Bigelow Young,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT; Find A Grave, 21 Nov. 2009, memorial no. 44654773 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 23 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 131

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

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    April 7, 1861 ask all of you, how would you feel if you had a work to do which God & the heavens held you responsible for & just as you was about to step forth to do it another man should rise up & take it out of your hands Before the people as though you was not qualifyed to Do it or& was neg- lecting your duty you would not like it you would feel schagrined and so did I. Now we can see by this how easy it is for a man ...
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    April 7, 1861 April 8, 1861 April 9, 1861 April 10, 1861 April 11, 1861 April 12, 1861
  • Page 225

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

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    Feb 1, 1877 32 for the living 35 for the dead. 19 Ordained 3 for the living 16 for the dead E Snow sealed 15 couple. B Young Jr 5 W Woodruff sealed 3 couple W Woodruff Presided and Officiated as El [FIGURES] I dressed in pure white Doe skin from head to foot to officiate in the Priest Office, white pants vest and caot the first Example in any Temple of the Lord in this last dispensation Sister Lucy B Young also dressed in white in officiating as ...
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    February 2, 1877 February 3, 1877 February 4, 1877 February 5, 1877 February 6, 1877
  • Page 231

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

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    to this list of wives for whom these beloved Sisters in Zion were to receive their Endowments this day. As this was to be confined to the sisters alone No men were to receive their Endowments to day. I put into this list all my near Relatives and saved none of the Thompson, Hart, or Woodruff family Except My own Mother Bulah Thompson Woodruff and Grand Mother ^Dinah^ Woodford Woodruff My Step Mother Azubah Woodruff was officiated for. Eudora ...
  • Page 237

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

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    March 2, 1877 ~ Friday March March 2 1877 I went to the Temple at 8 oclok I found 197 Men & women waiting to receive their Endowments I was greeted by many friends on the Events of my birth ^day^ we gave Endowments 197 to day. W Woodruff sealed 201 couple, E. Snow 39. their was 63 Elders ordaind [FIGURE] I sealed Joseph Smith & Sarah Melissa Granger President Young visited us to day
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    March 2, 1877 March 3, 1877 March 4, 1877
  • Page 240

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

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    March 11, Sunday be held responsible for the use we made of them W. Woodruff followed and spoke 30 Minuts {in the power of God} Br Folsom spoke 5 Minuts J. Gates spoke 5 Minuts A. H. Raleigh spoke 10. The Meeting was then dismissed I spent the Evening with President Young {and the night with Eudora} March 12, 1877 ~ Monday 12. [FIGURE] I wrote 5 letters to Elias Smith Sarah Woodruff
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    March 12, 1877 March 13, 1877 March 14, 1877 March 15, 1877
  • Page 241

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

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    March 15 1877 E Snow sealed 41 couple & W Woodruff 26 couple (I gave President Brigham Young his second Anointing for Br Morris Whiteside And Amelia Young her 2 Anointing for her Mother March 16, 1877 ~ Friday 16. I Presided at the Temple to day, we gave Endowments to 171 we ordained 68 Elders. E. Snow sealed 35 couple W Woodruff 7 I spent the Evening with President Young ...
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    March 16, 1877 March 17, 1877 March 18, 1877 March 19, 1877 March 20, 1877 March 21, 1877 March 22, 1877
  • Page 248

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

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    April 21, 1877 ~ Saturday April 21, 1877 Received A Telegram from John W Young presidt Young and company well. Brigham Jr getting Better a snow storm in the morning a strange thing at St. George on the 21 day of April. April 22, 1877 ~ Sunday 22. Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle all day J Gates Prayed J. D. T. McAllister spoke 30 Minuts
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    April 21, 1877 April 22, 1877 April 23, 1877 April 24, 1877 April 25, 1877 April 26, 1877
  • Page 274

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

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    Aug 21, 1877 when Br McAllister had Baptized me for the 100 Names I Baptized him for 21, including Gen Washington & his forefathers and all the Presidents of the United states that were not in my list Except Buchannan Van Buren & Grant. It was a vary interesting day I felt thankful that we had the privilege and the power to administer for the worthy dead esspecially for the signers of the declaration of Independance, that inasmuch as they had ...
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    August 22, 1877 August 23, 1877 August 24, 1877
  • Page 306

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

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    Feb 26, 1878 [FIGURE] Lucy B Young was Baptized for 30 of the Woodruff and Hart family mostly of the Hart family W Woodruff confirmed for 30 Females for the Dead & 30 Males for the dead, total 60. I Attended Meeting at Samuel Hardies in the Evening We Baptized in all to day for the dead 667 and confirmed them February 27, 1878 ~ Wednesday 27. A rainy morning I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 132 to ...
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    February 27, 1878 February 28, 1878 March 1, 1878
  • Page 319

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

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    April 27, 1878 The Statisical Reports and Business Representations and the Authorities of the Church were presented and sustained And it occupied the whole day The Superintendants of the various Branches were Represented. Tanning, shoe & Harness Making, Dairy, Silk Raising and Farming, Masonry Butchering, Waggon Making, Carpentering, Tayloring, Hating, Brushmaking Rebuilding of the Factory 100 cord of Rock and 200000 brick had been used in the construction of the New Factory and the Reports were all interesting April 28, 1878 ~ Sunday 28 Sunday Met at 10 oclok Prayer ...
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    April 28, 1878 April 29, 1878 April 30, 1878 May 1, 1878 May 2, 1878 May 3, 1878