Young, Joseph, 1797-1881

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Dates:
Birth 1797-04-07
Death 1881-07-16

Biographical notes:

Member of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies (1835-1881) for the Mormon Church and brother of the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877).

From the description of Letters, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536038

From the guide to the Joseph Young letters, 1880, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Member of the seven Presidents of the Seventies (1835-1881) for the Mormon Church and brother of the Mormon Prophet Brigham Young.

From the description of Seventies' License, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497354

From the guide to the Joseph Young seventies' license, 1859, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Joseph Young was born to John Young and Abigail Nabby Howe on April 7, 1797, in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He married Jane Adeline Bicknell (m. 1834), Lucinda Allen (m. 1846), Lydia Caroline Hagar (m. 1846), Mary Ann Huntley (m. 1846), Elizabeth Stevens (m. 1866), and Sarah Jane Snow (m. 1868). He passed away on July 16, 1881, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the description of Karl G. Maeser and Joseph Young letters, 1853-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367906921

President of the Quorum of Seventy for the Mormon Church and brother of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Haun's Mill massacre narrative, 1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367427577

President of the First Quorum of the Seventy from 1835 to 1881. Young was the older brother of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Diary and accounts, 1848-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145434849

President of the First Quorum of the Seventy from 1835 to 1881. Young was the older brother of Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Diary and accounts, 1848-1855 [electronic resouce]. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51598285

Joseph Young (1797-1881) was the son of John Young and Nabbie Howe, and the elder brother of Brigham Young. He first saw the Book of Mormon in 1830 and was baptized in 1832 into the Church of Christ. He preached in New York before going on a mission to Canada with his brother, Phineas. When he returned he married Jane Adeline Bicknell in 1834. He was ordained by Joseph Smith as president of the Quorum of the Seventies in 1835 while in Kirtland, Ohio. In 1838 he left Kirtland with many other members of the LDS Church and went to Missouri, arriving at Haun's Mill on October 28, he stayed until October 30th and was present to witness and survive the massacre that occurred. He left Missouri with members of the LDS Church under orders of Governor Boggs in 1838 and traveled to Illinois. In Illinois he settled in the city of Commerce, which was later called Nauvoo. Young was a farmer who also earned money painting and glazing. After the death of Joseph Smith, he crossed the plains and settled in Salt Lake City, where he remained until his death.

From the guide to the Joseph Young papers, 1859-1881, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Mormon Church leader, who served as member of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies from 1835 to 1881. He was a brother of the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877).

From the description of Letter, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699875

From the description of Diary and accounts, 1868-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122414927

From the description of Letter to Phineas Young, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638688

From the description of Autobiography and a history, ca. 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122351648

From the description of Notes, 1868-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122551262

Kark Gottfried Maeser became the second principal of Brigham Young Academy.

Karl Gottfried Maeser was born 16 January 1828 in Meissen, Germany. He immigrated with his family to the United States in 1856 and settled in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1860. Maeser became the second principal of Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah in 1876 and served in this capacity for 16 years. He died 15 February 1901.

Joseph Young was born 7 April 1797 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, an older brother of LDS church President Brigham Young. Joseph joined the LDS church in 1832 and followed the movement of the church from Ohio to eventually the Salt Lake Valley. He served as a president in the seventy from 1835 until his death in Salt Lake in 1881.

From the guide to the Karl G. Maeser and Joseph Young letters, 1853-1889, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Mormon Church--History--Sources
  • Mormons--Utah--History--Sources
  • Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
  • Mormons--Persecutions--History--Sources
  • Religion
  • Correspondence
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Mormon Church--History--To 1847--Sources
  • Mormons--Emigration and immigration
  • Mormons--New York (State)
  • Mormon pioneers--Diaries
  • Mormon doctrine--History--Sources
  • Mormons
  • Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)--Seventies
  • Mormons--Correspondence
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--History--Sources
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources
  • Mormons--History--Sources
  • Church government
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies--History--Sources
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Haun's Mill Massacre, Mo., 1838
  • Mormons--Biography
  • Mormon women--Correspondence
  • Material Types

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  • Missouri--Haun's Mill (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
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  • Parowan (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Kirtland (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Nauvoo (as recorded)
  • Salt Lake City (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Haun's Mill (Mo.) (as recorded)
  • Utah (Salt Lake City) (as recorded)
  • Carson County (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Utah--Salt Lake City (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Kirtland (as recorded)
  • Shoal Creek (Mo.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)