Joseph Young and Jane Adeline Bicknell Young ca.1845


                                                                      Painting by William Warner Major

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Used by permission of the International Society-Daughters of the Utah Pioneers 

Joseph (1797-1881) and Jane Bicknell(1814-1913) Young, ca. 1845

Description:  formal evening dress.  Joseph is standing next to his wife, who is seated.  The red and greed vetical strokes applied by the artist for floor covering is remarkably similar to the floor pictured in the Joseph and prominent leaders painting (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) which William probably completed in Nauvoo.  Joseph Young was the brother of President Brigham Young.

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