Brigham Young S Homes by Colleen Whitley

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 of their partitions, taking a look in particular on the lives of Young's plural better halves and their young ones. Their emphasis is on Young's flats as houses, not only buildings. The textual content is seriously illustrated with images, drawings and maps.

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I helped to finish his new house, so that he moved into it before I left the place. S. Census, both in Mendon and in Canandaigua. They must have moved while the census was in progress. While in Canandaigua, Miriam contracted tuberculosis. The Ontario Republican Times reported years later that Brigham had been an involved husband and father: . . there could scarcely be a more kind and affectionate husband and father than he was, and few men in his circumstances would have provided better for their families.

There, John Sr. 122 The farmland surrounding Mendon was fertile. ”123 After their arrival in Mendon, Brigham and his family likely lived briefly with John Sr. 125 Eileen Havens, who once lived in the home and whose daughter and grandchildren now live there, says her great-grandfather bought the farm in about 1876. Her father was born in the home in 1897. Her family boasts that six generations of Hutchinsons have lived there. Haven’s sister, who did her dissertation on Brigham, says that Brigham helped his father build the T- shaped house.

61 He never credited himself with being a perfect child. He even admitted that his upbringing was at times too strict and vowed to change those circumstances with his own family: When I was young, I was kept within very strict bounds, and was not allowed to walk more than half-an-hour on Sunday for exercise. 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.

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