By Colleen Whitley
This assortment surveys the various homes, apartments, farms, and homes 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 structures themselves, what went on inside of their partitions, having a look particularly on the lives of Young's plural better halves and their teenagers. Their emphasis is on Young's flats as houses, not only constructions. The textual content is seriously illustrated with pictures, drawings and maps.
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50 Wait explains that Genoa took in a great deal more territory at the time the Youngs lived there than it did later. It embraced the towns of Locke, Summerhill, and Groton in Tompkins County until 1802, and Lansing in Tomkins until 1817. 52 In one account, It Happened in Lansing, Isabelle H. Parish, town of Lansing historian, reports that Brigham Young lived as a boy with his parents on the shore of Cayuga Lake, near Lansing Station. 55 The cemetery is small. Most tombstones are broken, the writing on them not discernible.
70 According to the History of Tioga, Cheming, Tomkins and Schuyler Counties, the family settled on a farm near Pine Grove, seven miles west of what is now Watkins Glen, on Sugar Hill Road. 71 John Young’s home in the “Sugar Hill” district was remote—at least fifteen miles from any settlement where supplies could be purchased. The nearest Indian and trading establishment at Painted Post was eighteen miles away. According to Jabez Hamner, an early settler who also arrived in 1815 with his family and who lived in the house of John Young until he could build for himself, John Young’s only neighbors were his eldest daughter Nancy and her husband Daniel Kent.
Brigham Young married Mary Ann Angell after his first wife died. When plural marriage was introduced, Mary Ann accepted his subsequent wives, apparently with remarkable grace and kindness. In this painting by William W. Major, begun in Nauvoo in 1845 and completed in Salt Lake City between 1848 and 1851, the Youngs are shown with their children, from left to right: Brigham Young, seated and holding a hymnal, Joseph A. Young, Luna Young, Brigham Young Jr. and his twin, Mary Ann Young, Alice Young, John W.