Naamah Kendel Jenkins Carter Twiss Young was born on 20 March 1821 in Wilmington, Massachusetts to Billings Carter and Elizabeth Law Carter. She was the fourth oldest of their 8 children, the others being Salome, Carolin, Nathan, Hannah, Naamah (who may have been a sister or may have been Naamah herself), Elisabeth, and Susan Marie. On 30 May 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois, she was married to John Sandersen Twiss. They had no children together. On 6 February 1846 in Nauvoo, Illinois, she was married to Brigham Young, the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They also had no children together. She died on 26 September 1868 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This folder contains a single-page photocopy of a handwritten declaration, dated 30 April 1890 in Salt Lake City. It reads, “This is to certify that we have selected Messers Elias A. Smith and Jesse N. Fox, Jun., as Appraisers of the remainder of the Estate of our late Husband, President Brigham Young, to act in conjunction with Messrs. George Q. Cannon and Brigham Young, Trustees under the will, and in accordance with the provision of Section Twenty-seven (27), of our late Husband, President Brigham Young.” It is signed by the following: - Lucy D. Young (Lucy Ann Decker) - Harriet E.C. Young (Harriet Elizabeth Cook) - Susanna S. Young (Susanna Snively) - Martha B. Young (Martha Bowker) - Naamah K.J.C.T. Young (Naamah Kendel Jenkins Carter Twiss) - Zina D.H. Young (Zina Diantha Huntington) - Harriet B. Young (Harriet Emeline Barney)