Rhoda Richards

Aug 8, 1784
Framingham, Massachusetts
Jan 17, 1879
Salt Lake City, Utah

Rhoda Richards was born on August 8, 1784, in Framingham, Massachusetts. She was baptized in 1838 and then moved to Nauvoo with the Saints. Her brother, Willard Richards later became an apostle of the church. Rhoda married Brigham Young in January 1846.

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