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Emily Dow Young (Partridge)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Painesville, Geauga (now Lake), Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Partridge, Sr. and Lydia Clisbee
Wife of Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet and Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Edward Partridge Young; Emily Augusta Clawson; Caroline Partridge Cannon; Don Carlos Young; Miriam Young and 3 others
Sister of Eliza Maria Lyman; Harriet Pamelia Partridge; Caroline Ely Lyman; Lydia Partridge; Clisbee Partridge and 1 other

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Emily Dow Young

Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young (1824-1899) was born in Painsville, Ohio the daughter of Edward Partridge Sr. and Lydia Clisbee.

She married Mormon prophet Joseph Smith Jr. on 11 May 1843. A few months after the death of Joseph Smith she then married Brigham Young in his seventh marriage.

Brigham Young and Emily had 7 children:

1) Edward Partridge Young (30 Oct 1845 - 26 Nov 1852)

2) Emily Augusta Young (1 Mar 1849 - 19 Mar 1926)

3) Caroline Partridge Young (1 Feb 1851 - 2 Jul 1903)

4) Joseph Don Carlos Young (6 May 1855 - 19 Oct 1938)

5) Miriam Young (13 Oct 1857 - 16 Oct 1919)

6) Josephine Young (21 Feb 1860 - 9 May 1912)

7) Lura Young (2 Apr 1862 - 4 Nov 1862)

Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young wrote an autobiography or memoir, "REMINISCENCE," in Salt Lake City, Utah; April 7, 1884. Its text was posted at http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/EmPart.html

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Emily Dow Young's Timeline

1824
February 28, 1824
Painesville, Geauga (now Lake), Ohio, United States
1832
December 4, 1832
Age 8
1843
May 11, 1843
Age 19
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
1844
September 1844
Age 20
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
1845
October 30, 1845
Age 21
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
December 29, 1845
Age 21
1849
March 1, 1849
Age 25
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1851
February 1, 1851
Age 26
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1855
May 6, 1855
Age 31
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1857
October 13, 1857
Age 33
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA