Lucy BIGELOW

Lucy BIGELOW

Female 1830 - 1905  (74 years)

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  • Name Lucy BIGELOW  [2
    • Daughter of Nathum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs

      Married - Brigham Young, 20 Mar 1847, Nahum Bigelow Home, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska

      Children - Rhoda Mabel Young, Susan (Susa) Amelia Young, Eudora Lovina Young

      Utah Death Certificate

      Biography - Her parents joined the Church in April 1838 , while she was but a child of 8 years. She was baptized and moved with her family to Hancock County, Illinois, where she passed through the mobbings, and hardships in common with the rest of the members of the Church. As a faithful member of the Church she attended the dedication of the Nauvoo Temple. The family left Nauvoo at the time of the general exodus of the people. When about seventeen years of age she was married to President Brigham Young in March, 1847, and arrived in the Valley with members of the family in September, 1848.

      Lucy moved into the Lion House in 1855, before it was finished and remained there until President Young moved her and her family to St. George. Lucy Bigelow Young, lived from 1870-1891 in a house purchased for her by him.

      Lucy was a major figure in the dedication and opening of the St. George and Manti Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A daughter and grandchildren received wide acclaim: Susa Young Gates, a close associate of Susan B. Anthony and women's rights; and, Emma Lucy Gates Bowen, a world renown opera singer, Leah D. Widtsoe, author and nutritionist; B. Cecil Gates, composer.

      Posted on Find A Grave created by SMSmith [1]
    Born 3 Oct 1830  Charleston, Coles County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Fact Daughter of Nathum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Died 3 Feb 1905  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I97545  Main Tree
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 

    Family Brigham YOUNG,   b. 1 Jun 1801, Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1877, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Mar 1847  [1
    Children 
    +1. Susa YOUNG,   b. 18 Mar 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1933, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F40241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Lucy Bigelow Young
    Lucy Bigelow Young
    Lucy Bigelow was one of the wives of Brigham Young. She is the daughter of Nathum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs.

    Photo added by: SMSmith

  • Sources 
    1. [S11403] Find A Grave: Bio of Lucy Bigelow Young.

    2. [S11292] Ancestry.com: Salt Lake County, Utah, Death Records, 1908-1949.

    3. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    4. [S11404] Death Certificate for Lucy Bigelow Young.