From Journal History: Oct 8, 1861 page 9: At the October Gemeral Conference, 1861 F.W. Young, with others, was called to settle in Southern Utah. Source: Blake's manuscript. Dec. 9, 1861 page 2, F. was appointed postmaster, James G. Bleak manuscript. Sep. 23, 1862 page 4 at a conference at St. George Franklin W. Young was called as bishop (he was formally the Bishop of Payson, see Journal History Sep. 27, 1861) of Grafton, Utah Territory (now Washington County, Utah). Nov. 16, 1862 page 1 he was released from this position when he moved to St. George and was called to the High Council.