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Catherine Clawson Young (Reese)

Also Known As: "Catherine /Reese/"
Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Zephaniah Clawson
Mother of Susannah Clawson; Hiram Bradley Clawson, Jr.; Pvt. John R. Clawson, Mormon BN; Louisa P. Clawson; Helen Cordelia Clawson and 1 other

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About Catherine Clawson Young

"...Catherine Reese Married Zephaniah Clawson 8 January 1824. They had six children. Susanna, Hyrum Bradley, John Reese, Louisa P., Helen Cordelia, and Harriet Cornelia . Susanna and Louisa died as small children. Zephaniah disappeared and it is believed he died in a steamboat explosion on the Ohio river. Catherine crossed the plains with the second Brigham Young wagon train in 1848 with three of her children. Her son John enlisted in the Mormon Battalion. On the cemetery records there is an unknown Clawson buried in section B with no headstone. The death date is the same as Catherine's so it is believed that it is her. Catherine in 1844 married Howard Egan as a plural wife. In 1852 Catherine divorced Egan and on June 10, 1855, Catherine became a wife to Brigham Young. Her grandson was Rudger J. Clawson, an apostle of the LDS church..."

Source: Find A Grave Memorial# 22624963.

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Catherine Clawson Young's Timeline

January 27, 1804
New York, NY, USA
March 10, 1825
Age 21
Utica, Oneida, Ny
November 7, 1826
Age 22
Utica, Oneida, New York, USA
December 23, 1828
Age 24
Utica, Oneida, Ny
September 19, 1831
Age 27
Utica, Oneida, Ny
August 8, 1835
Age 31
Utica, Oneida, Ny
February 11, 1839
Age 35
Buffalo, Erie, New York, USA
November 7, 1860
Age 56
Salt Lake City, UT, USA