Lydia Young (Knight) (1844 - 1905)

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Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Lydia Young (Knight)

Lydia Knight Young (1844 - 1905), daughter of Newel Knight and Lydia Goldthwaite, was born 6 June 1844 at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois; she died at the age of 60 on 8 May 1905 at Colonia Dublin, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico. She was the second plural wife of John Ray Young (1837 - 1931), son of Lorenzo Dow Young (1807 - 1895) and Persis Goodall (1806 - 1894), whom she married on 31 January 1861 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory.

Children of John and Lydia Young

  1. Lydia Rosanna Young (1862 - 1915)
  2. Joseph Smith Young, twin (1868 - 1868)
  3. Hyrum Smith Young, twin (1868 - 1868)
  4. Vilate Persis Young (1875 - 1893)
  5. Newell Knight Young (1877 - 1956)
  6. Howard Spencer Young (1880 - 1912)
  7. Edward Webb Young (1882 - 1928)
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Lydia Young's Timeline

1844
June 6, 1844
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
1852
1852
Age 7
1852
Age 7
1861
January 1, 1861
Age 16
January 1, 1861
Age 16
January 31, 1861
Age 16
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1862
May 3, 1862
Age 17
October 28, 1862
Age 18
Provo, Utah, USA
1868
April 5, 1868
Age 23
Washington, Wshngt, UT
April 5, 1868
Age 23
Washington, Washington, UT, USA