01 June 2016
Founder of Salt Lake City, Utah, Brigham Young was born on 1 June 1801
Brigham Young (1801-1877) was born on 1 June in 1801. Founder of Salt Lake City, Utah, he was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which today has a leading role in the worldwide family history community.
Born in Whitingham, Vermont, Young led thousands of Mormon pioneers across the desert to settle in the American West, including Salt Lake City, Utah.