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Miriam Angeline Young (Works)

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, United States
Death: September 08, 1832 (26)
Mendon, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Asa Works, Sr. and Abigail Jerusha Works Young
Wife of Brigham Young
Mother of Elizabeth Ellsworth and Vilate Decker
Sister of Abigail Rockwell; Joseph Turncliffe Works; Perthenia Booth (Works); Asa D. Works, Jr; Adeline Bonny 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, United States
September 26, 1825
Age 19
Port Byron, Cayuga County, New York, United States
June 1, 1830
Age 23
Mendon, Monroe County, New York, United States
September 8, 1832
Age 26
Mendon, NY, United States