Clarissa Ann Young

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Clarissa Ann Young (Ross)

Birthplace: Seneca, Ontario, NY
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Ross and Phoebe Ross
Wife of Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Mary Eliza Young; Clarissa Maria Young; Willard Young and Phoebe Louisa Young
Half sister of Sylvia Chase; Desdemona Gleason; Maria Chase; Rhoda Chase; George Ogden Chase and 1 other

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Clarissa Ann Young

Clarissa Ross Young, daughter of William and Phoebe Ogden Ross, was born June 16 , 1814, in the State of New York, and received the Gospel in the early days of the Church. She came to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she married Brigham Young September 10, 1844, and came to the Salt Lake Valley in 1848. She was of medium height, had dark hair and brilliant dark brown eyes. She was devoted to her children, but was not allowed to enjoy their society long, as she was called away to that great beyond. She died in Salt Lake City, October 17, 1858, after bearing four children whose names were as follows: Mary Eliza, born June 8, 1847; Clariss a Maria, born December 10, 1849; Willard, born April 30, 1852; and Phoebe Louise, born August 1, 1854.

She was reared by Isaac Chase who had married her mother, Phoebe Ogden Ross.

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Clarissa Ann Young's Timeline

June 16, 1814
Seneca, Ontario, NY
June 8, 1847
Age 32
Winter Quarters, , Iowa, USA
December 10, 1849
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
April 30, 1852
Age 37
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
August 1, 1854
Age 40
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
October 17, 1858
Age 44
Salt Lake City, UT, USA