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Harriet Page Wheeler Decker Young

September 7, 1803–December 22, 1871

1 Born at Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; daughter of Hannah Ashby and Oliver Wheeler. 2 Married first Isaac Decker, 1821; six children; later divorced. 3 Baptized, 1834. 4 Lived at Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, by 1837; moved to Daviess County, Missouri, 1837; to Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, 1838; and to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1841. 5 Joined the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, April 28, 1842. 6 Married second Lorenzo Dow Young as a plural wife, 1843; nine children. 7 Traveled with the Brigham Young pioneer company; one of three women to enter the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. 8 Died at Salt Lake City. 9 (See Document 1.2, 4.28, first mentioned here)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Obituary,” Deseret Evening News, Jan. 3, 1872, 12. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (http://heritage.utah.gov/history/cemeteries, accessed Jan. 2015), Harriet Page Young.
  2. [2] “Obituary,” 12. “Utah’s Three Pioneer Women,” Deseret Evening News, Oct. 5, 1901, 11. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Harriet Page Wheeler KWJH-9Q2 .
  3. [3] “Utah’s Three Pioneer Women,” 11. “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (http://josephsmithpapers.org/reference, accessed Jan. 2015), Isaac Decker. Family Tree,” database, Harriet Page Wheeler and Isaac Decker KWJH-9QK .
  4. [4] “Obituary,” 12.
  5. [5] “Obituary,” 12. “Utah’s Three Pioneer Women,” 11. “People of the Time,” database, Isaac Decker.
  6. [6] Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book, 1841–1846, CHL, entry for Apr. 28, 1842.
  7. [7] “Utah’s Three Pioneer Women,” 11. Family Tree,” database, Harriet Page Wheeler and Lorenzo Dow Young MMM9-785 .
  8. [8] “Obituary,” 12. “Utah’s Three Pioneer Women,” 11.
  9. [9] “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Harriet Page Young.