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Joseph Young

April 7, 1797–July 16, 1881

Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; son of Abigail (Nabby) Howe and John Hayden Young. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 3.11, 3.13)


  1. [1] “Joseph Young,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. 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: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 4, Joseph Young. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2015), Joseph Young KWJT-N5K . 1880 U.S. census, Salt Lake City 18th Ward, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 49, p. 24D, Joseph Young, NARA. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 113 (1881), Joseph Young; database and images, (, accessed Mar. 2015); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Mar. 2015), memorial no. 6446870, Joseph Young; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.