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 Miriam <I>Works</I> Young

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Miriam Works Young

  • Birth 7 Jun 1806 Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1832 Mendon, Monroe County, New York, USA
  • Burial Mendon, Monroe County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 6939784

Miriam was the first wife of Brigham Young.

Someone wrote me saying: "Your photo identified as Miriam Works Young is misleading and incorrect. Miriam Works Young died in 1832, but photography wasn't invented until well after she died."

The photo he is talking about was a picture of a tombstone put up by relatives in the year mentioned. No one should think that the picture was taken in 1832. The relatives wanted to leave a remembrance of Miriam Young many years after her death. This is often done.


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  • Maintained by: Nancy Hills Lamps
  • Originally Created by: Marsha Redden
  • Added: 19 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6939784
  • Nancy Hills Lamps
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Miriam Works Young (7 Jun 1806–8 Sep 1832), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6939784, citing Tomlinsons Corners Cemetery, Mendon, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Hills Lamps (contributor 47171156) .