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Eudora "Dora" Lovina Young was born 12 May 1852 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah to Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Lucy Bigelow (1830-1905) and died 21 October 1921 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah of unspecified causes. She married Moreland Dunford (1852 - 1882) 3 October 1870 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. She married Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898) 10 March 1877 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. She married Albert Hagan 1 March 1879 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Brigham Young (1801-1877).

Biography

Dora Young was the oldest of three daughters born to the Mormon Prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Lucy Bigelow (1830-1905), one of his plural wives. She eloped with her first husband, but then divorced him because of his alcoholism. She married secondly as a plural wife to Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), 4th President of the LDS Church, but then left him to be with a married Salt Lake Attorney, Charles Hagan.

Marriage & Family

1st Marriage: Moreland Dunford

She eloped to marry Moreland “Morely” Dunford October 3, 1870. Dora and Morely had two sons, Frank in 1873 and George in 1875. Due to Morely’s alcoholism she divorced him and returned to St. George to live with her mother in 1876.

  1. Frank Moreland Dunford (1873-)
  2. George A Dunford (1875-1901)

2nd Marriage: Wilford Woodruff

Dora was sealed to Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), 4th President of the LDS Church, as a plural wife, on Saturday, March 10, 1877. Dora moved to Salt Lake City later that year after Wilford returned there following Brigham Young’s death in August 1877. No known children from this marriage.

3rd Marriage: Albert Hagan

Dora left Wilford in 1878 for Judge Albert Hagan, a married Salt Lake attorney. The date for Albert and Dora’s marriage is given as March 1, 1879.

Their first son Albert Hagan, Jr., was born in Chicago on August 13, 1882 and died December 3, 1883 in Lakeview, Illinois. They eventually settled in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where three more children were born: Harold Raymond May 20, 1886, Mabel Clara May 15, 1889 and Lucy Mary on June 13, 1891. Lucy died three months later.

Albert established himself as a well-respected attorney in Kootenai County, Idaho and, among other clients, represented the mine owners in the Coeur d’Alene strikes of 1892. He died In Coeur d’Alene on June 23, 1895. Dora lived a full life as a mother and grandmother, later returning to Salt Lake City where she lived until her death on October 21, 1921. The name entered on her death certificate was Dora Mary Hagan and she was buried in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City.

  1. Albert Hagan (1874-1883) -
  2. Harold Raymond Hagan (1886-1960)
  3. Mabel Clara Hagan (1889-1951)
  4. Lucy Mary Hagan (1891-1891)




Children



Offspring of Eudora "Dora" Lovina Young and Moreland Dunford (1852 - 1882)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frank Moreland Dunford (1873-)
George A Dunford (1875-1901)




Offspring of Eudora "Dora" Lovina Young and Albert Hagan
Name Birth Death Joined with
Albert Hagan (1874-1883)
Harold Raymond Hagan (1886-1960)
Mabel Clara Hagan (1889-1951)
Lucy Mary Hagan (1891-1891)








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