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Julia Hampton Young (Foster)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Vienna, Kennebec, ME, United States
Death: January 17, 1891 (79)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Foster and Abigail Foster
Wife of Brigham Young; Jonathan Hampton, Jr. and Thomas Cole
Mother of Nephi Hampton; Brigham Hampton; Sarah Hampton; Edaly Foster Hampton and Julia Anna Little
Sister of James Foster; Orison Foster; Edaly Foster; Laura Ann Foster and Mercy Foster

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Julia Hampton Young

"...Julia Foster Hampton Young was born January 17 1891, the daughter of James and Abigail Glidden Foster in Vienna, Maine. She was baptized into the Mormon church in 1833.

She married (1) Jonathan Hampton (1811-1844) in Kirtland, Ohio and by him had children Nephi, Brigham, Sarah, Edaly and Julia.

Jonathan and Julia were later divorced. She married (2) Brigham Young in Feb 3, 1846..."

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"separated 1846, married another man, returned to Brigham Young 1855 only to leave him bitterly later."

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Julia Hampton Young's Timeline

November 18, 1811
Vienna, Kennebec, ME, United States
June 22, 1834
Age 22
Lyons, Wayne, NY, United States
February 4, 1836
Age 24
Kirtland, Lake, OH, United States
May 7, 1837
Age 25
Kirtland, Lake, OH, United States
December 28, 1840
Age 29
Fairfield, Wayne, IL, United States
December 16, 1844
Age 33
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
January 17, 1891
Age 79
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, United States
January 20, 1891
Age 79
Salt Lake City, UT, United States