Brigham Young Probate Case File

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The first governor of the Utah Territory and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) died August 29, 1877. At the time, the church practiced an arrangement wherein the president held property and real estate as "trustee-in-trust." This allowed Young to direct and finance many major construction and other enterprises during the early years of settlement. Upon his death, it complicated his estate to a great degreee. Much of it was settled within about two years, but the case stretched into the 20th century in order to clarify property deeds. For more information, see Leonard Arrington's "The Settlement of the Brigham Young Estate, 1877-1879," in Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Feb 1952).

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05. Report of Valuers and Alloters

05. Report of Valuers and Alloters

66 pages: 2% indexed, 23% transcribed, 77% needs review
06. Court filings from or about heirs

06. Court filings from or about heirs

38 pages: 3% indexed, 8% transcribed, 92% needs review
07. Agreement with and consent from heirs

07. Agreement with and consent from heirs

28 pages: 0% indexed, 4% transcribed, 96% needs review
10. Reports of distribution and account

10. Reports of distribution and account

27 pages: 0% indexed, 11% transcribed, 89% needs review
11. Appointment and reports of successors to trustees

11. Appointment and reports of successors to trustees

15 pages: 80% indexed, 87% transcribed, 13% needs review
12. Case re-opened to convey deed and new trustee

12. Case re-opened to convey deed and new trustee

32 pages: 0% indexed, 3% transcribed, 97% needs review
13. Petition and order to correct deeds

13. Petition and order to correct deeds

68 pages: 7% indexed, 10% transcribed, 90% needs review
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