Oscar Brigham Young

10 February 1846–4 August 1910 (Age 64)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Oscar Brigham

When Oscar Brigham Young was born on 10 February 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Brigham Young, was 44 and his mother, Harriett Elizabeth Cook, was 21. He married Disey Paralee Russell on 20 July 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867 and lived in Sugar House, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ward 4 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 4 August 1910, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Oscar Brigham Young
Annie Marie Roseberry
Marriage: 25 October 1875
Helena Roseberry Young
Hubert Argyle Young
Nora Effie Young
Oscar Brigham Young Jr.
Blanche Young
Beatrice Young
Benjamin Halliday Young
Edith Harriett Young
Carl Erickson Young
Stella Louise Young
Kimball Young

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  • Marriage
    25 October 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 2
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (46)

    • Oscar Young, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Oscar B Young, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Oscar B. Young in entry for Annie Marie Young, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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