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1621-160143_0501

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In the Name of God, Amen: I, Brigham Young, of Salt Lake City, in the County of Salt Lake, and Territory of Utah, being of the age of Seventy four (74) years on the 1st day of June 1875, next ensuing and being of sound mind and memory, do make publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.

I do hereby give and bequeath unto my children and their mothers, as hereinafter described, that certain piece or parcel of land, for a burial ground for ever, known and described as follows; to wit: Lot Number Twelve (12), Block One (1), Plat [I], Salt Lake City Survey, containing one hundre (100) sqaure rods, or ten (10) rods square; being situated and bounded as follows; to wit: having Clara Decker's lot on the East; Nabbie Youngs' lot on the west; Le Grand Young's log on the South, and the street on the North; together with all the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining: To have and to hold the premises above described, for a burial bround for ever, as a

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foresaid to my children and their mothers, as follows; to wit: - To my daughters by Miriam Works, to wit: Elizabeth Ellsworth and Vilate Decker. To Mary Ann Angell, and my sons and daughters by her; to wit: - Joseph A. Young, Brigham Young, Junr., John W. Young, Alice Y. Clawson and Luna Y. Thatcher. To Lucy Decker and my sons and daughters by her; to wit: Heber Young, Ernest I. Young, Arla D. Christa Young, Feramorz Young, Fanny Y. Thatcher, Chemira Young and Clarissa H. Young. To Clara Decker and my daughters by her; to wit: - Jennette Y. Snell, Nabbie Young and Charlotte Tulula Young. To Emmeline Free and my sons and daughters by her; to wit: Hyrum Young, Lorenzo D. Young, Alonzo Young, Ella Y. Empey, Marinda Y. Conrad, Emmeline Y. McIntosh, Louisa Y. Ferguson, Ruth Young and Dellie Young. To Harriet Cook, and my son by her; to wit: Oscar Young. To my son and daughters by Clarissa Ross, deceased to wit: - Willard Young, Mary Y. Croxall. Maria Y. Dougall and Phebe

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Y. Beattie. To any son and daughter by Margaret Alley, deceased; to wit: - Mahouri Moriancumer Young and Evy Y. Davis. To Emily Partridge and my son and daughters by her; to wit: - Don Carlos Young, Emily Y. Clawson, Caroline Y. Croxall, Miriam Young, and Josephine young. To Zina Huntingdon and my daughter by her; to wit: - Zina Y. Williams. To Margaret Pierce, and my son by her; to wit: - Brigham Morris Young. To Lucy Bigelow, and my daugters by her; to wit: - Endora Y. Dunford, Susan. Y. Dunford, and Mabel Young. To Eliza Burgess, and my son by her; to wit: - Alfales Young. To Harriet Journey, and my son by her; to wit: - Phineas Howe Young. And to Mary Van Cott, and my daughter by her; to wit: - Fanny Young. And also to my other wives who have been sealed to me, and who are hereinafter named, I do give and bequeath the before described piece or parcel of land for a burial place for themselves: Their names being as follows; to wit: - Augusta Adams, Eliza

The Name of Croxall has been erased and the name of Clawson inserted instead thereof.

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R. Snow; Susan Snively; Nahama Carter; Martha Bowker and Harriet Amelia Folsom. To all of the before named persons as my children and to their descendants, and to my children's mothers as herein before named and to my other wives who have been sealed to me (but who have no children) and who have been before named, I do give and devise the herein described piece or parcel of land for themselves as a burial place for ever. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eighth day of February, 1875. (Feb 8th, 1875) Brigham Young

The foregoing instrument consisting of one sheet was signed, sealed, published and declared by Brigham Young to be his last Will and Testament in our presence; and we have in the presence and inpresence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses whereto, this 8th day of February 1875. James G Bleak. Wm A. Rofsiter. [illegible]. John Webster Watson.

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In the matter of the Estate of Pres Brigham Young deceased - Codicie to will - Filed Sep 4. 1877 D Bockholl Clerk

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