Zina Diantha Young

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Zina Diantha Young (Huntington)

Birthplace: Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Huntington, Jr. and Zina Huntington
Wife of Henry Bailey Jacobs; Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet and Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Zebulon William Jacobs; Henry Chariton Jacobs and Zina Presendia Card
Sister of Dimick Baker Huntington; Presendia Lathrop Huntington; William Dresser Huntington; Oliver Boardman Huntington; John Dickenson Huntington and 4 others
Half sister of William Dresser Huntington

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About Zina Diantha Young

grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6740557

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young (31 January 1821 – 28 August 1901) was an American social activist and religious leader who served as the third general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1888 until her death. She was a polygamous wife of Joseph Smith, and later Brigham Young, each of whom she married while she was still married to her first husband, Henry Jacobs..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zina_D._H._Young

Third General Relief Socity President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, plural wife of Brigham Young. Baptized by Hyrum Smith during the Kirtland Era of the Church, she was sealed to Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, and functioned in the organization of the first Relief Socity. After Joseph's murder she married Brigham Young. Treked west staying for brief periods in both Mt. Pisgah and Winter Quarters, IA. In Utah, served as a counselor to Eliza R. Snow in the newly reorganized Relief Socity, after Eliza's death Zina was called as President. She only bore one child with Brigham but took on four of his other children and is known to have had a great love for teaching them. She died at the age of eighty.

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Zina Diantha Young's Timeline

January 31, 1821
Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA
August 1, 1835
- October 18, 1967
Age 14
January 2, 1842
Age 20
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
January 3, 1846
Age 24
January 3, 1846
Age 24
March 22, 1846
Age 25
Chariton River, Lucas, Iowa, United States
April 3, 1850
Age 29
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States