Fanny Young

Nov 8, 1787
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Nov 2, 1843
Salt Lake City, Utah

Born in 1787 to John and Abigail Howe Young in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Fanny Young, the elder sister of Brigham Young, married Roswell Murry in 1832, and although he declined Church involvement, she was baptized later that year; their journey took them to Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois, where Roswell's passing in 1839 left Fanny widowed at the age of fifty-six. Joseph Smith and Fanny Young were sealed on November 2, 1843. Fanny Young Murry died in Utah in 1859 as a faithful member of the church.

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