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Eliza Young (Babcock)

Birthplace: Mina, Chautauqua, New York, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adolphus Rodolphus Babcock and Jerusha Jane Babcock
Wife of John Groves and Dominicus Carter
Ex-wife of Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Sister of Sophronia Babcock; Lorenzo Babcock; George William Babcock and Lucy Wood

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
Last Updated:

About Eliza Young

Biographical Summary:

Eliza Babcok ((1828-1874) was born October 8, 1828 in Mina, Chautauqua, New York the daughter of Adolphus and Jerusha Rowley Babcock.

Babcock married Dominicus Carter a blacksmith and farmer about 1846 as a plural wife during the Nauvoo period, but she was back with her mother soon after as evidenced by the Winter Quarters Wards Membership Lists. Eliza crossed the plains as Eliza Babcock,

She also married and Brigham Young. Eliza obtained a divorce from Brigham Young on Dec. 4, 1851 and in 1855 she married John Groves.

She died on July 12, 1874 Salt Lake City, Utah.

SOURCE: Find A Grave Memorial# 34072667.

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Eliza Young's Timeline

October 8, 1828
Mina, Chautauqua, New York, USA
Age 17
Age 22
Whitingham, Windham, VT
Age 24
Age 26
July 12, 1874
Age 45
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT