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Joseph Young

The Young family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the William Snow/Joseph Young Company in 1850.  The Young family included Joseph and his wife Jane Adeline Bicknell and their children: Jane Adeline, Joseph Bicknell, Seymour Bicknell, LeGrand, Julia Ann Vilate, and Chloe Eliza.  Joseph was one of the Captains of the company.

Company records state that he traveled with 11 people.

Companies

William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 53

Sources

  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Gallup, Luke William, Reminiscences and diary 1842 May-1891 Mar., 122-41. (MS 8402)

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harris, Martin Henderson, [Journal], in Martin Henderson Harris: A Utah Pioneer [1952], 17.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1850, p. 13
  • Knight, Alonzo, A Short Sketch of the Life of Alonzo Knight, 1-2. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McBride, James, Autobiography 1874-1876, 52-58.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Gardner, Record book [1850].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Gardner, to First Presidency, 28 Aug. 1850, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 22, fd. 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Gardner, to To Whom It May Concern, 28 Aug. 1850, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 22, fd. 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, William, Journal, 1832-1833 and 1850, 3-8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stone, Minerva Leantine Jones, Letters 1850-1851.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah