Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901

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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

The Jacobs family included Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young, Henry Bailey Jacobs, and their two sons, Zebulon William and Henry Chareton Jacobs. Zina was born on January 31, 1821 in Watertown, New York to William Huntington and Zina Baker. She was baptized at the age of fifteen by Patriarch Hyrum Smith on 1 August 1835. She was later married to Henry Bailey Jacobs in Nauvoo, had two sons, Zebulon William and Henry Chariton Jacobs, but later separated from her husband. She was married to the Prophet Joseph Smith and was sealed to him after his martyrdom. She was then married to the Prophet Brigham Young until her death in Salt Lake City on August 28, 1901.

From the guide to the Jacobs family letters, 1846-1915, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Third president of the "Relief Society" of the Mormon Church and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

From the guide to the Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young papers, 1818-1880, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young (1821-1901) was a Mormon woman in Cardston, Alberta. She was the wife of Brigham Young, and mother of Zina Young Williams Card.

From the description of Zina Dinatha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young photographs, circa 1850s-1900s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367920415

Third president of the "Relief Societies" of the Mormon Church, sericulturist, and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

From the description of Letter, 1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699508

From the guide to the Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young letter, 1872, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Third presidennt of the "Relief Society" of the Mormon Church and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

From the description of Papers, 1818-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435535

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referencedIn Biographies, 1844-1976 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf PH 6902, Young, Zina Diantha Huntington 1821-1901. Cartes-de-visite portrait collection circa 1860s-1890s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 946, Critchlow, Florence Phebe Snow 1870-1964. Florence P. Snow Critchlow photographs circa 1870-1910 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Young, Zina Diantha Huntington, 1821-1901. Papers, 1818-1880. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Young, Zina Diantha Huntington, 1821-1901. Letter, 1872. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Fox, Ruth May, 1853-1958. Diary, 1894-1939. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Cannon, Oa J. Biographies, 1844-1976. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young papers, 1818-1880 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Jacobs family letters, 1846-1915 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Huntington, Zina Baker, 1786-1839. Zina Baker Huntington family letters, 1806-1864. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901. Zina Dinatha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young photographs, circa 1850s-1900s. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young letter, 1872 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 8004, Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910. Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith photograph collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Young, Lucy D., 1822-1891. Appointment, 1890 April 30. [photocopy]. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 2175, Peterson family. Peterson family papers circa 1844-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901. Zina D.H. Young family papers and photographs, 1876-1898. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 21598, Judd, Mary Minerva Dart 1838-1909. Mary Minerva Judd papers circa 1872-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 15664, Mendenhall, Rachel Anna Huntington 1874-1948. Rachel A. Huntington Mendenhall collection 1810-1899 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 4780, Zina Card Brown family. Zina Card Brown family collection 1806-1972 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Zina Young Card Brown family papers, 1835-1968 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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associatedWith Brown family family
associatedWith Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974. person
associatedWith Buell family family
associatedWith Cannon, Oa J. person
associatedWith Cannon, Oa J. person
associatedWith Card, Joseph Y. (Joseph Young), 1885-1956. person
associatedWith Carrington, Calvin Saxton Woods 1865-1930 person
associatedWith Carrington, Rhoda Marie Woods 1824-1886 person
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associatedWith Critchlow, Florence Phebe Snow 1870-1964 person
associatedWith Durkee, Mary Baker 1806- person
associatedWith Empey, Nelson Adam 1837-1904 person
associatedWith Fox, Ruth May, 1853-1958. person
associatedWith Gates family family
associatedWith Gates, Jacob Forsberry 1854-1942 person
associatedWith Heninger, Elsie Jacobs 1884-1944 person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Lizzie B. 1863- person
associatedWith Huntington, Cyrus 1801- person
associatedWith Huntington family family
associatedWith Huntington, Zina Baker, 1786-1839. person
associatedWith Jacobs, Briant Stringham 1886-1971 person
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associatedWith Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 person
associatedWith Jacobs, Henry Chareton, 1846-1915 person
associatedWith Jacobs, Henry Chariton 1876-1967 person
associatedWith Jacobs, Zebulon William, 1842-1914 person
associatedWith Judd, Mary Minerva Dart 1838-1909 person
associatedWith Mendenhall, Rachel Anna Huntington 1874-1948 person
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associatedWith Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910 person
associatedWith Smith, Hyrum 1800-1844 person
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
associatedWith Young family family
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associatedWith Young, John 1791-1870 person
associatedWith Young, Joseph 1797-1881 person
associatedWith Young, Lorenzo Dow 1807-1895 person
associatedWith Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides 1823-1907 person
associatedWith Young, Phineas Howe 1799-1879 person
associatedWith Young, Willard, 1852- person
associatedWith Zina Card Brown family family
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Mormon women--Utah--Biography
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Mormons--Photographs
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Mormon women--Correspondence
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Birth 1821-01-31

Death 1901-08-28

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