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Brigham Young was a leader of the Mormons. He became the president of the Mormon church after Joseph Smith's death. Questions about Brigham Young can be directed here.
Talk to your boyfriend. Or go to the church and talk to the missionaries. You can go to Mormon.org and get more info. However joining because of your boyfriend should not be your reason. Check it out and then decide. yeah, the best way to do that is to talk to the missionaries. and i totally agree…
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You can ask your boyfriend. The first step is to go to church with your boyfriends family a few times. Ask him if you can go with him. Then if you want to learn more, tell your boyfriend you want the missionaries to your house and give you the discussions, this is how you can learn about the church.
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Possibly the Beehive House at 67 East South Temple in Salt Lake City.The Beehive House itself is not a circular stone building though, nor does it have a domed roof. It is a rectangle - there is just a beehive on the roof. There is a circular stone building with a domed roof nearby, the Salt Lake Ta…
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Albert Einstein died in 1955 at the age of 76.
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5'10" 190 lbs.Someone ought to tell that to the missionaries taking people through the tours of his home in Salt Lake City Utah as they say he was only 5' 0" tall, or at least did a week ago.
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He was the second prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Brigham Young was the second Prophet for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the LDS Church, he founded Salt Lake City, and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territor…
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Yes, BYU is better. It is always ranked higher in undergraduate rankings and have some of the best professors in the country. The SAT and GPA scores of students going to BYU are also much higher than at the University of Utah. And there football program is way better than utahs
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No. Aikman initially attended the University of Oklahoma and then transferred to UCLA.
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Brigham Young had 53 children, one of these was adopted and 11 others were raised by him but born to his wives in previous marriages, so he had 41 biological children.
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Brigham Young was a religious leader and a governor. He helped the Mormons solve their problems through leadership. He lead the Mormons from Illinois to Utah in order to escape the persecution of the mobs.
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Brigham Young was appointed the first governor of the Utah Territory by President Fillmore in 1850, and served until 1858. The territorial capital of Utah was Fillmore, and it was placed in Millard County. It remains a thriving small town.
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When yu have the same name as your father, you are a Junior (Jr.) When you have the same name as another member of the family that is NOT your father, (you and grandfather have same name) you would become a second (II)
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If you believe that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) is the true Church of God on the earth, then yes, you should! However, you should not join the Church (or any Church) to please family or friends, or to receive humanitarian aid. Joining a Churc…
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745 great-grandchildren 26 wives 56 children 204 grandchildren 745 great-grandchildren
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There seems to be a great deal of debate on the exact number. Some say that he had over 40 wives while he was alive, although that number wasn't all alive at once, and that number definitely isn't the number of wives that he slept with, because he married several women just because they needed some…
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Brigham Young died on August 29, 1877 at the age of 76.
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I suppose the short answer is, he didn't! Joseph Smith had prophesied several years previous that the Church would have to move to the Rocky Mountains because of persecution. After Joseph Smith was murdered, the government of Illinois asked the Mormons to leave the state. It was decided that this ti…
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Brigham Young was born on June 1, 1801.
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Because he had a vision from God that this was the place to settle
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Brigham Young died from peritonitis following the rupture of his appendix or liver at the age of 76.
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204 Brigham Young had: 26 wives 56 children 204 grandchildren 745 great-grandchildren
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The main campus of Brigham Young University is in Provo, Utah. There is also a campus in Idaho. They also offer classes online.
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Brigham Young was the second president of the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) church. Mormons believe that the president of the church is a modern day prophet. HIstorically, Brigham Young lead the Mormons west and guided them in settling what is now known as Utah. They fled west because of heated religio…
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Brigham Young lived in Vermont from his birth in 1801 until he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1832. He traveled throughout New England and Canada as a missionary for the Church until 1835. He then moved to Kirtland, Ohio; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Salt Lake City, Utah with t…
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At the age of 76, Brigham Young's appendix burst, which caused an infection. He remained in pain for some time due to this before it eventually caused his death.
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Please use a search engine to find biographies of Brigham Young.
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Brigham Young did not start any religions. He was the second leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) which was founded by Joseph Smith, Jr. He led the Mormons from Illinois to Utah after Joseph Smith was murdered.
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No one killed Brigham Young. He died at the age of 76 after his liver ruptured. You may be confusing him with Joseph Smith. Brigham Young took over the presidency of the LDS Church after Joseph Smith was murdered. Joseph Smith was martyred by a mob (shot 4 times) while imprisoned in Liberty J…
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Brigham Yound was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). The LDS Church was founded by Joseph Smith. When Joseph was killed, Brigham became the new president and lead the Latter-day Saints from Illinois to Utah.
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Brigham Young lead the Mormons.
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Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon Pioneers to Utah in 1846 and 1847. They left Illinois in 1846, camped for the winter in Nebraska, and continued on to Utah in 1847.
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Brigham Young crossed the Utah-Wyoming border between 12 and 14 July, 1847. At the time he was very sick with the Rocky Mountain Spotted Tick Fever and was being carried in the back of Wilford Woodruff's carriage.
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Brigham Young died on August 29, 1877 at the age of 76.
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Brigham Young was the Territorial Governor of the The present state of Nevada lay within the original boundaries of Utah Territory as established by Congress in 1850, and in 1855 territorial governor Brigham Young appointed Orson Hyde, an apostle, as probate judge and sent him to Carson Valley to or…
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Brigham Young Jr. was the second son of Brigham Young, the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
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As the first Jewish family to settle in pioneer Utah, Isabella (Fanny) and Julius Brooks and their children had a lot of adjustments to make when they arrived in Salt Lake City in 1864. But the initial awkwardness soon wore away as the Brooks family became accepted members of the Salt Lake community…
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Brigham Young told Mormons to only do business with other Mormons. This made Fanny Brooks upset because she was Jewish and ran a boarding house in the city. After meeting with her, Brigham Young agreed that she and her boarding house were an exception to the rule and the business continued to stay o…
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Brigham Young was the President of the LDS church from 1844-1877, when he died of a ruptured appendix. He lead the early saints on the Great Trek from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah. It was 1,300 miles the whole way.
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Salt Lake City, Utah Territory in 1847. (later became Utah state in 1896) He encouraged many other colonizations from Candada to Mexico. Las Vegas, NV Mesa, AZ San Francisco, CA Alberta Canada area "Mexican Colonies", MEXICO and many others in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, California, and others.
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Brigham Young was a religious leader, so he mostly discouraged people from participating in sin or sinful practices or practices which seemed likely to lead to sin. Brigham Young did his level best to discourage mining. He was not successful. The mountains of the West were full of precious metal…
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"This is the right place, move on"
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Brigham Young was a great Mormon leader. Not only did he keep the Church in order after the murder of Joseph Smith, but he lead the Saints to freedom in Utah. He established towns all over the Western U.S. that are still thriving today, built several temples, and came up with the "Perpetual Immigr…
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No. Mormonism didn't arrive in Oregon until 1887, ten years after Brigham Young died.
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Brigham Young is famous for being the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church). Mormons consider him to be a prophet. He lead the Mormons from settlements in Illinois and Missouri to colonize the western United States, establishing Church headquarters…
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Brigham Young was born June 1, 1801 in Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont to John and Abigail Howe Young.
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Brigham Young was married to a total of 55 women, however many of these 'marriages' simply meant that Brigham looked after them financially, not that he lived with them. Also, ten divorced him and one died before he was even baptized a member of the Church. It is thought that he lived with and had…
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No, Brigham Young was not an abolitionist. Brigham Young believed that slavery could not be abolished until the second coming of the Lord.
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Brigham Young was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 1847 to 1877. Many began following him immediately after the murder of Joseph Smith in 1844, but he was not made the official leader until 1847.
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Yes, Brigham Young had 59 biological children born to 19 of his 54 wives. Their names were:Elizabeth, Vilate, Joseph Angell, Brigham Jr. Mary Ann, Alice Emma, Eunice Caroline, John Willard, Brigham Heber, Edward Partridge, Oscar, Joseph, Hyrum, Mary Eliza, Moroni, Ella Elizabeth, Alvah, Alma, Fanny,…
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After the prophet Joseph Smith died, Brigham Young became the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Brigham Young lead the Mormons west and guided them in settling what is now known as Utah. He is known for being a polygamist (having multiple wives), a practice t…
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Brigham Young was born on June 1, 1801 and died on August 29, 1877. Brigham Young would have been 76 years old at the time of death or 214 years old today.
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Sort of. Brigham Young ministered to his people. He was a religious leader, but the titles he used in his own church were elder, apostle, president, prophet, seer and revelator. The title which is most often used in reference to him is president.
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No, Brigham Young was born in Vermont. He was American, but he spoke English. It is likely that his ancestors emigrated from England. And, he served a mission to England, so he lived there and worked there for some time.
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Brigham Young was born in Vermont. Brigham Young was trained as a carpenter. Brigham Young was heart-broken when his first wife died tragically. Brigham Young was extremely impressed with Joseph Smith. Brigham Young was deeply devoted to his Mormon faith. Brigham Young became the second president o…
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Yes, Brigham Young was the first governor of Utah.
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Brigham Young was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1832 at the age of 31. He was previously baptized into the Methodist Church in 1823.
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So much happened on the trail with Brigham Young, I don't think they could all fit in one answer. I'd suggest going to: http://www.lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm It has all the big events that happened along the trail with Brigham Young and historical journal entries from people who…
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He led the Mormon westward migration which spurred a lot of the other treks across the plains.
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For several reasons. They were being persecuted by mobs, and had been for many years. In Missouri the governor actually issued an extermination order, making it "legal" to kill Mormons. Joseph Smith prophesied that the saints would find rest in the rocky mountains. Because nobody else wanted the l…
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Brigham Young led the Mormons to Utah.
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Brigham Young became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) only three years after his conversion from Methodism, in 1835. Because of his position, he was well known among the Mormon community. Upon the death of Joseph S…
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he was very nice to them; he fed them and was kind to them. there's a song that says "brother brigham says: 'treat the Indians fair; they're cheaper to feed than fight!'"
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Brigham Young was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church). He lead the majority of Church members away from persecution in Illinois to settle in Utah.
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Brigham Young was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Vermont in 1832 after converting from Methodism. He spent the next three years traveling in New England and Canada as a missionary for the Church. In 1835 he was ordained a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apos…
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The biggest problem he faced was leading thousands of people to a wild unknown land and having very little time (a couple months) to plan the trip. Once arriving, he had to organize all these people and build cities from scratch on land that was considered unlivable by most white men at the time.
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Brigham Young left anywhere between Feb. and Sept. 1846.Answered By: Ansley033
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Brigham Young founded hundreds of cities and towns that are still thriving today. Nearly all the cities in Utah, southern Idaho, and northern Arizona were founded by Brigham Young and his followers. He also began settlements in Nevada, California, Colorado, north central Mexico, and south west Can…
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No that quote comes from Poor Richard's Almanac by Benjamin Franklin
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Technically, no. A pedophile is a person who is only sexually attracted to children who have not yet reached puberty. In modern times the term is misused to also describe any adult who has sex with adolescents under the age of 18. Brigham Young had many wives. One of his wives was 15, three of his w…
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Brigham Young lead members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called "Mormons") from their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois because the Illinois State Militia requested they leave the state by February, 1846. They crossed the Mississippi river into Iowa on February 2, and stayed …
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No. Brigham Young was a white Caucasian man. See the "Related Links" below for photographs and paintings of him.
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Brigham Young! He had way more children than Joseph Smith. Thus, Young had more Mormon descendants to further the Mormon movement . Brigham also didn't die as early as Joseph Smith, giving him more time to reign over "Zion"ANOTHER ANSWER:As there wouldn't be a Mormon movement without Joseph Smith, I…
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They murdered his best friend. They forced him to leave his home in the state of Illinois The declared war on him in Utah (Utah War). Someone convinced the President of the United States that Brigham Young and the Mormons were a threat to national security way out there in the Great Salt Lake Valle…
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Brigham Young is mostly known as a religious figure, as he was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormons"). However, he was also the first Territorial Governor of the territory of Utah, so yes, he was a politician.
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Brigham Young had four brothers, Lorenzo, Phineas, John, and Joseph. You can see a photo of him with his brothers at the "Related Links" below.
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Brigham Young had faith.All Mormon's have faith even I do, an 11 year old Mormon.
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He was he territorial Governor before Nevada became a state.
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I believe you are thinking about the Mountain Meadows Massacre, and there is no evidence proving he was involved with it at all, but some speculate that he was.
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Brigham Young was the second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and as such is and was revered as a prophet. He led the Saints westward and established a government in the Utah territory. He is known for his fiery speaking style and his ruthless commitment to the gospel, in…
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He was a Mormon prophet who led the LDS people to Salt Lake City. he was an amazing man who was courageous and kind.
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Which proclamation? The document that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called "Mormons") call 'the proclamation' was written in 1995 by Gordon B. Hinckley. Perhaps you are thinking of 'the declaration'... There are two, one was the Declaration on Polygamy, wri…
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From 1840 until his death, Brigham Young married a different woman each year on his birthday. By doing this, he ensured himself a young hottie to sleep next to and wasn't forced to grow old with any ONE particular wife.
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His major problem was that he had to lead thousands of people across the desert to an unknown land, and once arriving he had to organize them, build cities, and make the land inhabitable.
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He was the second prophet after the church was remade
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Brigham Young officially became President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) in December 1847, after the first Mormon Pioneer group arrived in Salt Lake City. However, many Church members began following him immediately after Joseph Smith's murd…
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I don't know if you could really say that Brigham Young founded BYU. BYU originally began as an extension of the University of Utah, then called the University of Deseret. Brigham Young had purchased a plot of land in Provo to be used for that extension school. In 1876, the Provo school officiall…
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On July 24, 1847, when the Saints arrived for the first time in the Salt Lake Valley after their historic (some say the largest/longest migration in the history of man) migration from Nauvoo, Illinois.
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Well, he didn't really decide to. The government in Illinois told Brigham Young that the Mormons needed to leave Illinois by the spring of 1846. Joseph Smith had taught for several years that the Saints were eventually going to move to the Rocky Mountains, so Brigham Young did what Joseph Smith said…
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Here is one, probably the most interesting that alot people don't know! Young was a man of indomitable courage, posessed of a canny nature, but had fits of ruthlessness now conveniently forgotten by Mormon historians. One such evidence of him trying to control Utah was the order that he gave to thos…
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Brigham Young left Illinois because the government asked he and the church members to leave the state. They went to Utah because Joseph Smith had taught several years earlier that they would eventually have to move to the Rocky Mountains.
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He didn't. The Utah territory was already known in Brigham Young's time, he led the Mormons there. It was not yet a state at the time.
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Brigham Young had somewhere between 57 and 61 children by 16 wives, 46 of his children lived until adulthood. The children of Brigham Young are:Elizabeth Young EllsworthVilate Young DeckerJoseph Angell YoungBrigham Young, Jr.Mary Ann Young (died at age 6)Alice Emma Young ClawsonEunice Caroline Young…
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Available data indicates he was married at least three times. However, the discriminatory laws of the United States that prohibit various religious practices did not acknowledge all of the marriages.
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