Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901

Zina D.H. Young was born 31 January 1821 in Watertown, New York, to William Huntington and Zina Baker Huntington. Zina was baptized into the LDS Church by Hyrum Smith on 1 August 1835. On 7 March 1841 Zina married Henry Bailey Jacobs, with whom she had two sons: Zebulon Williams Jacobs and Henry Chariton Jacobs. Later that year, she married to Joseph Smith, Jr. on 27 October 1841. On 2 February 1846 she maried Brigham Young with whom she had a daughter, Zina Presendia Young. In addition to her three biological children, she raised four stepchildren (Mary, Clarissa Maria, Willard, and Phoebe) after their mother Clarissa Ross Chase Young died. In her later years, Zina served as Relief Society General President beginning in 1888 until her death on 27 August 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the description of Zina D.H. Young family papers and photographs, 1876-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 368029607


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