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Julia Hampton Young (Foster)

Birthplace: Vienna, Kennebec, ME, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Foster and Abigail Foster
Wife of Thomas Cole; Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Jonathan Hampton, Jr.
Mother of Nephi Hamilton; Brigham Hampton; Sarah Hampton; Edaly Foster Hampton; Edaly Foster Hampton and 1 other
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..."

SOURCE: The above is a composite of info obtained by on-line searches and may contain inaccuracies.

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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, USA
June 22, 1834
Age 22
Lyons, Wayne, NY, USA
February 4, 1836
Age 24
Kirtland, Lake, OH, USA
May 7, 1837
Age 25
Kirtland, Lake, OH, USA
December 28, 1840
Age 29
December 28, 1840
Age 29
Fairfield, Wayne, IL, USA
December 16, 1844
Age 33
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
January 17, 1891
Age 79
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
January 20, 1891
Age 79
Salt Lake City, UT, USA