Feramorz Little Young (1858 - 1881)

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Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
Death: Died
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About Feramorz Little Young

"...Salt Lake City. A Day of Death-Editor Herald:-This is a day of bad news, first the death of Apostle Orson Pratt. Then came the death of FERAMORZ YOUNG, son of President Young, who went from Utah as a Naval Cadet. He died of typhoid fever on board ship traveling from Mexico with Apostle Moses Thatcher and was buried at sea.

Ogden Standard Examiner 4 October 1881

Feramorz Little Young, C.E, son of Brigham and Lucy (Decker) Young, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah territory, Septembr 16th, 1858. Prepared at the University of Deseret, and was at the United States Naval Academy two and one-half years before entering the Institute in January, 1877. Spent the summer of 1879 on the Utah Southern Extension railroad and on the Salt Lake & Jordan canal. Partner in the firm of J.D Swaner & Co., jewelers. Member of the Rensselaer Society of Engineers. In Ocotber, 1880, he was called upon a mission to Mexico, leaving Utah in November for that field of labor. During the greater part of the time while in Mexico he was a close student of the Bible, Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants. His health failing, he left the city of Mexico for home September 15th, and died at sea of typhoid fever on September 27th, 1881, about one hundred and ten miles from Havana. He was buried on September 28th, at 1:50 P.M., from the steamer Knickerbocker, about twenty miles from the Florida coast and a little southeast of the Jupiter lighthouse.

Biographical Record of the Officers and Graduates of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute..."

SOURCE: Find A Grave Memorial# 26239253 www.findagrave.com

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Feramorz Young's Timeline

September 16, 1858
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
September 27, 1881
Age 23