Edward Partridge Young

30 October 1845–26 November 1852 (Age 7)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Partridge

When Edward Partridge Young was born on 30 October 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Brigham Young, was 44 and his mother, Emily Dow Partridge, was 21. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848. He died on 26 November 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 7, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Brigham Young
Emily Dow Partridge
Edward Partridge Young
Emily Augusta Young
Caroline Partridge Young
Joseph Don Carlos Young
Miriam Young
Josephine Young
Lura Young

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World Events (5)

Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
Age 1
On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 3
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.

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 (3)

  • Edward Partridge Young, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Edward Partridge Young, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edward Partridge Young, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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