Clarissa Ross Chase Young

June 16, 1814–October 10, 1857

Born at Genoa, Cayuga County, New York; daughter of Phebe Ogden and William Ross. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 101. “Clarissa Ross,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 11 (closed to research), CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2015), Clarissa Ross MYTP-R27 . Photograph of Clara Chase Ross, Brigham Young’s Wives, ca. 1900, CHL. Journal History of the Church, Oct. 10, 1857, p. 1, 1896–, CHL. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 31 (1858), Clara Chase Young; database and images, (, accessed Aug. 2015); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT.