Salvation – J.W. Young Brings the Rail

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  1. Patricia Jones

    John Willard Young is my great grandfather. I believe records show he had 4 wives (polygamous). My great grandmother Luella was his 4th wife. They had four children. After polygamy became illegal in Utah (1890?) Luella left him, remarried and became a Christian Scientist and lived in the Midwest.
    My research shows that John W failed in his railroading business finally and died alone (alienated from Utah relatives) and poor in NYC (92nd St and Broadway). One of his sons, from a different wife, was an infamous convicted murderer in NYC.

  2. Patricia Jones

    Here’s further information on JW Young’s son, William Hooper, who was a convicted murderer in NYC and how JW Young is connected to it.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hooper_Young

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