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Lucy Young (Bigelow)

Birthplace: Charleston, Coles, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Lieu de sépulture: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Famille proche :

Fille de Nahum Bigelow et Mary Ann Bigelow
Épouse de Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mère de Eudora Lovina Young; Susa Young Gates et Rhoda Mabel Young
Sœur de Mary Jane Bair; Hyrum Bigelow; Asa Elijah Bigelow, Sr; Lovina Bigelow; Liola Bigelow et 6 autres

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Lucy Young

Lucy and her sister Mary Jane were among the plural wives of Brigham Young. Lucy was was married to Young when she was 17, making her by most accounts his twenty- second wife. She was moved into the polyandrous living quarters called Lyon House in 1855, making him 54 years old when he married her. Her father had been a long time follower of Brigham Young.


Finda-a-Grave Biographical Summary:

":...Lucy Bigelow Young (1830-1905) Daughter of Nathum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs

Married Brigham Young, 20 Mar 1847, Nahum Bigelow Home, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska

Children - Rhoda Mabel Young, Susan (Susa) Amelia Young, Eudora Lovina Young

Biography - Her parents joined the Church in April 1838 , while she was but a child of 8 years. She was baptized and moved with her family to Hancock County, Illinois, where she passed through the mobbings, and hardships in common with the rest of the members of the Church. As a faithful member of the Church she attended the dedication of the Nauvoo Temple. The family left Nauvoo at the time of the general exodus of the people. When about seventeen years of age she was married to President Brigham Young in March, 1 847, and arrived in the Valley with members of the family in September, 1848.

Lucy moved into the Lion House in 1855, before it was finished and remained there until President Young moved her and her family to St. George. Lucy Bigelow Young, lived from 1870-1891 in a house purchased for her by him.

Lucy was a major figure in the dedication and opening of the St. George and Manti Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. A daughter and grandchildren received wide acclaim: Susa Young Gates, a close associate of Susan B. Anthony and women's rights; and, Emma Lucy Gates Bowen, a world renown opera singer, Leah D. Widtsoe, author and nutritionist; B. Cecil Gates, composer..."

SOURCE: Find A Grave Memorial# 44654773.

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Chronologie de Lucy Young

3 octobre 1830
Charleston, Coles, Illinois, USA
20 mars 1847
Age 16
Winter Quarters, Douglas, NE
12 mai 1852
Age 21
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
18 mars 1856
Age 25
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
22 février 1863
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
3 février 1905
Age 74
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States