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Emily Dow Partridge Young

February 28, 1824–December 9, 1899

1 Born at Painesville, Geauga County, Ohio; daughter of Lydia Clisbee and Edward Partridge. 2 Baptized, 1832. 3 Moved to Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, 1831; to Jackson and Clay Counties, Missouri, 1833; to Caldwell County, Missouri, 1836; and to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock County, Illinois, 1839. 4 Joined the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, 1842. 5 Later identified herself as a plural wife of Joseph Smith, married on March 4, 1843. 6 Married second Brigham Young as a plural wife, 1844; seven children. 7 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1848. 8 Served as a teacher in the Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward Relief Society, 1868. 9 Died at Salt Lake City. 10 (See Document 1.2, 3.7, first mentioned here)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Emily Partridge Smith Young, autobiography, in Autobiographies of Mormon Pioneer Women (Salt Lake City: Pioneer Press, 1998), 173. “Death of Mrs. Emily D. P. Young,” Deseret News, Dec. 9, 1899, 7.
  2. [2] Young, autobiography, 173. “Death of Mrs. Emily D. P. Young,” 7.
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Emily Dow Partridge KWJ5-C96 .
  4. [4] Young, autobiography, 181–205. “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (http://josephsmithpapers.org/reference, accessed Jan. 2015), Edward Partridge.
  5. [5] Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book, 1841–1846, CHL, entry for Apr. 28, 1842.
  6. [6] Emily Dow Partridge Young, Affidavit, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, May 1, 1869, in Joseph F. Smith, Affidavits about Celestial Marriage, CHL. Young, autobiography, 210. “Death of Mrs. Emily D. P. Young,” 7.
  7. [7] Young, autobiography, 211. “Death of Mrs. Emily D. P. Young,” 7.
  8. [8] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Emily Dow Partridge Young.
  9. [9] Thirteenth Ward Relief Society, Minutes, Apr. 18, 1868, Relief Society minutes and records, vol. 1, 1868–1898, Thirteenth Ward, Salt Lake Stake [Ensign Stake], 1868–1906, CHL.
  10. [10] “Death of Mrs. Emily D. P. Young,” 7. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2015), memorial no. 20202703, Emily Dow Partridge Young; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.