Miriam Angeline Young

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Miriam Angeline Young (Works)

Birthplace: Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
Death: Died in Mendon, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Asa Works, Sr. and Abigail Jerusha Works Young
Wife of Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Elizabeth Young; Vilate Young and Brigham H. Young
Sister of Abigail Rockwell; Joseph Turncliffe Works; Perthenia Booth (Works); Angeline Eliza Robinson; Asa D. Works, Jr and 3 others

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Miriam Angeline Young

Biographical Summary:

"...Miriam Works Young (1801-1832), first wife of Brigham Young, was a daughter of Asa and Jerusha Works, residents of Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York. Miriam was married to Brigham Young October 8, 1824. Both were attendants of the Methodist Church.

In the spring of 1829, Miriam removed with her husband to Mendon, Monroe County, where the learned of Mormonism and were she was baptized in 1832. She was the mother of two children, both girls. She died of consumption on September 8, 1832, at the home of Heber C. Kimball at Mendon, New York...."

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Miriam Angeline Young's Timeline

June 7, 1806
Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
January 3, 1824
Age 17
October 8, 1824
Age 18
Vermont, USA
September 26, 1825
Age 19
Port Byron, Cayuga, New York, USA
June 1, 1830
Age 23
Mendon, Monroe, New York, USA
September 8, 1832
Age 26
Mendon, NY, USA
September 1832
Age 26