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By Colleen Whitley

This assortment surveys the various homes, flats, farms, and houses of Brigham younger, chief of the Mormon pioneers, first territorial governor of Utah, and moment president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The authors speak about, as well as the constructions themselves, what went on inside their partitions, having a look particularly on the lives of Young's plural other halves and their childrens. Their emphasis is on Young's apartments as houses, not only buildings. The textual content is seriously illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps.

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Brigham Young, to Miss Marian [sic] Works, daughter of Mr. 110 The first home where Brigham brought his new bride is still standing. It is located a mile and a half south of Port Byron on a small hill near the Owasco Outlet, in Haydenville (Mentz). William Hayden described the house as it looked at the time the couple lived there: Top: Susa Young Gates, one of Brigham’s daughters, identified this house as Brigham Young’s New York home. It may be the Owasco Outlet home before additions were made.

In 1828, Brigham moved with Miriam and Elizabeth to Oswego, New York, on the shore of Lake Ontario, twenty-eight miles north of Port Byron. In a letter to David B. ”119 Nothing is known of their living conditions. The Youngs remained there for less than a year. In the spring of 1829, Brigham moved with his family back to Mendon, fifty-seven miles to the southwest. His father’s family had already begun to gather there. His sister, Susannah Little, widowed when James Little was killed in a wagon accident, had remarried William B.

The proper and necessary gambols of youth having been denied me, makes me want active exercise and amusement now. I had not a chance to dance when I was young, and never heard the enchanting tones of the violin, until I was eleven years of age; and then I 21 Brigham Young’s Birthplace and New York Residences Brigham Young’s mother, Abigail, is said to be buried in the southeast corner of the White Settlement Cemetery. Photo by Marianne Burgoyne. thought I was on the high way to hell, if I suffered myself to linger and listen to it.

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