Joseph Angell Young (1834 - 1875) Profile

Joseph Angell Young

14 October 1834 – 5 August 1875. Miller, promoter of the Utah Central Railroad. Born in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States. Eldest son of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angell. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by his father, 14 October 1842. Traveled west with the Brigham Young Company, arriving in the Salt Lake Valley on 24 September 1848. Married first Mary Ann Ayers of Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, 9 September 1852. Served in British Mission, 1854-1856. Traveled in rescue companies to help saved handcart pioneers stranded on the high plains of present-day Wyoming. Practiced plural marriage. Ordained an Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1864. Assisted with the emigration of the Saints and traveled with the Joseph W. Young Company, 1864. Member of the Utah Territory's House of Representatives in its 6th, 11th, and 12th sessions and was a member of the territory's upper chamber in its 14th through 19th sessions. Called to be the first stake president of the Sevier Stake in Manti, Utah, 1872. Died at Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

 

 

 

 

Read More
Media
Joseph Angell Young (1834 - 1875) Profile
Joseph Angell Young (1834 - 1875) Profile
Joseph Angell Young (1834 - 1875) Profile
Joseph Angell Young (1834 - 1875) Profile
British Missionaries, Liverpool 1855
British Missionaries, Liverpool 1855

Sources

;