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Brigham Young

June 1, 1801–August 29, 1877

Born at Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont; son of Abigail (Nabby) Howe and John Young. Married Miriam Angeline Works, 1824; participated in plural marriage. Baptized, 1832. Served missions to New York and Upper Canada, 1832–1833. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, 1833. Ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 1835. Served a mission to New York and New England, 1835–1837. Served a mission to England, 1839–1841. Settled at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1841. Admitted to the Council of Fifty, 1844. Appointed to administer church affairs, 1844. Directed the migration of the Saints from Nauvoo to the Salt Lake Valley, 1846–1848. Appointed second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1847. Governor of Utah Territory, 1850–1857. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, 1.13, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4–3.7, 3.11–3.13, 3.16, 3.20, 3.23, 3.25, 3.26, 3.28–3.30, 4.5, 4.7, 4.14, 4.20, 4.24, 4.28)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (http://josephsmithpapers.org/reference, accessed Jan. 2015), Brigham Young. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 7, 2016), Brigham Young KWJH-9QN .