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Catherine Reese Clawson Young was born 27 January 1804 in South Wales, United Kingdom to John Reese (1765-1823) and Susanna Owen (1778-1832) and died 7 November 1860 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Zephaniah Clawson (1798-1841) 8 January 1824 in Utica, Oneida County, New York. She married Howard Egan (1815-1878) 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. She married Brigham Young (1801-1877) 10 June 1855 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.


Catherine crossed the plains with the second Brigham Young wagon train in 1848 with three of her children. Her son John enlisted in the Mormon Battalion. On the cemetery records there is an unknown Clawson buried in section B with no headstone. The death date is the same as Catherine's so it is believed that it is her.

Marriage and Family

1st Marriage : Zephaniah Clawson

Catherine Reese married Zephaniah Clawson (1798-1841) 8 January 1824. They had six children. Susanna, Hyrum Bradley, John Reese, Louisa P., Helen Cordelia, and Harriet Cornelia . Susanna and Louisa died as small children. Zephaniah disappeared and it is believed he died in a steamboat explosion on the Ohio river in 1841.

  1. Their grandson was Rudger Judd Clawson (1857-1943), an apostle of the LDS church for 45 years, including the 2nd longest term served as quorum president.

2nd Marriage: Howard Egan

Catherine in 1844 married Howard Egan as a plural wife. In 1852 Catherine divorced Egan.

3rd Marriage: Brigham Young

On June 10, 1855, Catherine became a wife to Brigham Young.




Children


Offspring of Zephaniah Clawson and Catherine Reese (1804-1860)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Susanah Clawson (1825-1826)
Hiram Bradley Clawson (1826-1912) 7 November 1826 Utica, Oneida County, New York 29 March 1912 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Ellen Curtis Spencer (1832-1896)
Margaret Gay Judd (1831-1912)
Alice Young (1839-1874)
Emily Augusta Young (1849-1926)

John Reese Clawson (1828-1872)
Louisa P Clawson (1831-1832)
Helen Cordelia Clawson (1835-1884)
Harriet Cornelia Clawson (1840-1911)
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Children


Offspring of Brigham Young and Miriam Angeline Works (1806-1832)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Young (1825-1903) 26 September 1825 Port Byron, Cayuga County, New York, United States 2 February 1903 Lewisville, Jefferson County, Idaho, United States Edmund Lovell Ellsworth (1819-1893)

Vilate Young (1830-1902) 1 June 1830 Mendon, Monroe County, New York, United States 18 November 1902 Lewisville, Jefferson County, Idaho, United States Charles Franklin Decker (1824-1901)

Offspring of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angell (1808-1882)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joseph Angell Young (1834-1875) 14 October 1834 Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio 5 August 1875 Manti, Sanpete County, Utah Margaret Whitehead (1838-1916)
Clara Federata Stenhouse (1850-1893)
Mary Ann Ayers (1831-)
Athalia Elizabeth Grant (1836-1907)

Mary Ann Young (1836-1843) 18 December 1836 Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio 27 August 1843 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Brigham Young (1836-1903) 18 December 1836 Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio 11 April 1903 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Catherine Curtis Spencer (1836-1922)
Helen E Armstrong (1856-1939)
Abigail Stevens (1870-1954)
Jane Maria Carrington (1840-1905)
Rhoda Elizabeth Perkins (1862-1927)

Alice Young (1839-1874) 4 September 1839 Montrose, Lee County, Iowa 2 November 1874 St. George, Washington County, Utah Hiram Bradley Clawson (1826-1912)

Luna Caroline Young (1842-1922) 20 August 1842 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois 17 November 1922 Logan, Cache County, Utah George Washington Thatcher (1840-1902)

John Willard Young (1844-1924) 1 October 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois 11 February 1924 New York City, New York Elizabeth Canfield (1845-1916)
Lucy Maria Canfield (1847-1915)
Clara Lucinda Jones (1846-1885)
Luella Van Cott (1861-1920)

Offspring of Brigham Young and Lucy Ann Decker (1822-1890)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Brigham Heber Young (1845-1928) 19 June 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States 3 June 1928 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Vilate Ruth Clayton (1844-1918)

Fanny Decker Young (1849-1892) 25 January 1849 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 21 January 1892 Salt Lake City, Utah George Washington Thatcher (1840-1902)

Ernest Irving Young (1851-1879) 29 April 1851 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 8 October 1879 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Sybella White Johnson (1854-1926)

Arta D'Christa Young (1855-1916) 16 April 1855 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 7 April 1916 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States Susan Snow (1856-1917)

Feramorz Little Young (1858-1881) 16 September 1858 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 27 September 1881 Off coast of Jupiter, Florida
Clarissa Hamilton Young (1860-) 23 July 1860 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah John Daniel Spencer (1858-1947)

Offspring of Brigham Young and Harriet Elizabeth Cook (1824-1898)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Oscar Brigham Young (1846-1910) 10 February 1846 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States 4 August 1910 Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States Paralee Russell (1845-c1905)
Annie Marie Roseberry (1855-1936)

Offspring of Brigham Young and Clarissa Clara Decker (1828-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jeannette Young (1849-1930)
Nabbie Howe Young (1852-)
Jedediah Grant Young (1855-1856)
Albert Jeddie Young (1858-)
Charlotte Talula Young (1861-)

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