Harriet Emeline Barney Young was born on 13 October 1830 in Amherst City, Ohio to Royal Barney, Jr., and Sarah Bowen Estabrook Barney. She was the second oldest of their 8 children, the others being LeRoy, Royal Benjamin, Sarah Melissa, Malinda Abigail, Electa Jane, Mary Maria, and Francis La Roy. In March 1846 in Leroy Township, New York, she was married to William Henry Harrison Sagers, and together they had 6 children, Mary Maria, William, Royal Barney, Mary Lola, Joseph Ormal, and Sarah Emeline. On 6 December 1847, she was married to Andrew Jackson Clothier, Sr. They had no children together. On 14 March 1856 in Salt Lake City, Utah, she was married to Brigham Young, the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and together they had 2 children, Phineas Howe and an unnamed baby girl who died at birth. She died on 14 February 1911 in Forest Dale, 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)