Margaret Maria Alley Young was born 19 December 1825 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to George Alley (1792-1859) and Mary Symonds (1796-1880) and died 5 November 1852 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Brigham Young (1801-1877) 14 January 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.

Margaret was born in Massachusetts and removed with her father's family to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842. She married Brigham Young, Jan. 14, 1846. She with her fathers family departed Nauvoo for Winter Quarters (North Omaha, Nebraska) in the fall of 1846. They departed Winter Quarters June 5 1848 in the second Brigham Young Company and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley Sept. 20, 1848. It was said that Margaret was a woman of small stature, medium complexion, intelligent, energetic and faithful to all her trusts - true to her religion, her husband and her friends. She was devoted to her children.

Marriage & Family

  1. Evelyn Louise Young (1850-1917)
  2. Mohonri Moriancumer Young (1852-1884)


Offspring of Margaret Maria Alley Young and Brigham Young (1801-1877)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Evelyn Louise Young (1850-1917)
Mohonri Moriancumer Young (1852-1884)


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