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Josephine Young Beatie

2 September 1874–17 November 1942

Born 2 Sept. 1874 in Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of Walter Josiah Beatie and Phoebe Young.[2] Baptized as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 Sept. 1882.[3] Married Charles Samuel Burton, 1 June 1893, in Salt Lake City; three children.[4] With EBW and fourteen others, attended woman’s suffrage meetings in Washington, DC, and New York City, Feb. and Mar. 1902.[5] General chair of the Salt Lake City Eighteenth Ward Character Ball, 18 Dec. 1902.[6] Attended social events with EBW.[7] Member of the genealogical committee for the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, by 1907.[8] Hostess at a reception for the Relief Society general board, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and First Presidency, 4 Oct. 1916.[9] As a granddaughter of Brigham Young, served on the committee for a memorial evening service in the Salt Lake Temple to honor his one hundredth birthday, 1 June 1921.[10] Died 17 Nov. 1942 in Los Angeles; buried in Salt Lake City. [11]

 

[1] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Eighteenth Ward (Old), Part 1, p. 3, line 105, Josephine B. Burton, image 489/648, CR 375 8, box 1854, folder 1 (limited access), CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple, vol. A, 1893–1900, p. 1, line 15, Josephine Young Beatie, 24 May 1893, microfilm 184067, DGS 5271181 (restricted access), FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 May 2020), Josephine Young Beatie (KWJG-MP5).

[2] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Eighteenth Ward (Old), Part 1, p. 3, line 105, Josephine B. Burton, image 489/648, CR 375 8, box 1854, folder 1 (limited access), CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple, vol. A, 1893–1900, p. 1, line 15, Josephine Young Beatie, 24 May 1893, microfilm 184067, DGS 5271181 (restricted access), FHL. 1880 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City 17th Ward, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 47, p. 22B, Josephine Beatie.

[3] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Eighteenth Ward (Old), Part 1, p. 3, line 105, Josephine B. Burton, image 489/648, CR 375 8, box 1854, folder 1 (limited access), CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple, vol. A, 1893–1900, p. 1, line 15, Josephine Young Beatie, 24 May 1893, microfilm 184067, DGS 5271181 (restricted access), FHL.

[4] Utah Co., UT, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1966, p. 56, Charles S. Burton and Josephine Young Beatie, microfilm 488399, DGS 4624274, image 581/808, FHL. “Sealings of Living Couples, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple, vol. A, 1893–1905, p. 2, no. 20, Charles Sam’l Burton and Josephine Beatie, 1 June 1893, microfilm 186206, DGS 5266109 (restricted access), FHL. “In the Social Swim,” Salt Lake Sunday Herald, 4 June 1893, 6. 1910 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Ward 4, Salt Lake Co., UT, ED 122, p. 3B, Josephine B. Burton.

[5] EBW, Diary, 5–6 Feb. and 9 Mar. 1902. “Utahns in the East,” Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Mar. 1902, 19.

[6] Jote, to Susa Young Gates, 19 Dec. 1902, Susa Young Gates Papers, ca. 1870–1933, MS 7692, CHL.

[7] EBW, Diary, 24 Aug. 1900; 4 and 12 Sept. 1902; 6 Jan. 1903; 11 July 1903; 15 Jan. 1909.

[8] Elizabeth Claridge M’Cune, Edith A. Smith, Minnie Horne James, and Josephine Beatie Burton, “Genealogy,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 16 Feb. 1907, 27.

[9] Susa Young Gates, “Reception at the McCune Home,” Relief Society Magazine, Dec. 1916, 678.

[10] Susa Young Gates and Mabel Young Sanborn, “Brigham Young Genealogy,” Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Apr. 1920, 55.

[11] California, State Board of Health, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles, Death Certificates, 1942, Josephine Young Beatie Burton, cert. no. 16059, microfilm 2371085, DGS 5599863, image 1432/2712, FHL. “Widow of Utah Financier Dies in California,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 18 Nov. 1942, 8. “Josephine Young Beatie Burton,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, Find a Grave, posted 18 July 2009, memorial no. 39589915 (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39589915, accessed 22 May 2020).