Prominent in latenineteenthcentury and earlytwentiethcentury latterday saint leadership, founder of the young womans journal and the relief society magazine, and active in the struggle for womens suffrage, gates was also passionate about genealogy. Susa amelia young dunford gates was a writer, editor, and advocate for womens rights and achievements in utah. This is susa young gates book in which she explores the life of brigham young. Gates, susa youngborn 18 march 1856, salt lake city, utah. See all books authored by susan gates, including dusk, and fire. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The church makes e books of current church publications conference, manuals, etc. Susa young gates march 18, 1856 may 27, 1933 was a writer, periodical editor, and. Susa young gates has 12 books on goodreads with 63 ratings. Susie, as she was known, had an unhappy marriage to alma dunford. Within its pages were found various departments and features such as a picture gallery, literary department, historical sketches, theological division, health and hygiene, guide lessons, etiquette, as well as short stories and poetry. She produced instructional manuals for genealogists, devised a systematic index of names for the church, and published the surname book and racial history.
Susa young gatess most popular book is up from tribulation. Born in the lion house in salt lake city, susa amelia young was brigham young s fortyfirst child. The book is often didactic, its message of virtue rewarded very. After her parents divorced leah was raised by her father. She founded the young womans journal, which eventually became the official voice of the young ladies mutual improvement association. When the lives of latterday saint womentheir faith, spirituality, devotion, and sacrificeare seen across the history of the church, we find a record as venerable. Susa young gates we should pause here and recognize susa young gatess remarkable work that is often less known than joseph smith s or wilford woodruff s. The life story of brigham young born 1 june 1801 in whittingham, windham county, vermont the son of john young and abigail howe yound. He also holds an honorary professorship in the school of psychology at the university of queensland, brisbane, australia. From the beginning, susa young gates emphasized the journal as an outlet for the literary gifts of the girl members while representing the truths of the gospel of jesus christ gates, the young womans journal, vol. Discover book depositorys huge selection of susa young gates books online. The genealogical society of utah was organized on november,1894, in the church historians office.
She was a gifted stenographer, writer, poet, and composer. Your letter received and read to me with much pleasure. Susa described the events of her marriage and divorce to alma in a letter to her sister zina young williams. David whitmer to susie gates, 11 feb 1887, typescript, whitmer papers, rlds archives. Find thousands of lds books, movies, music and more. Snuffbottle source for information on gates, susa young. Susan young gates 1887 whitmer college antimormon, pro. Notable materials are biographical sketches of mormon women and drafts of the unpublished book history of women. He told her there would be many inventions of laborsaving devices, so that our daily duties could be performed in a short time, leaving us more and more time for temple work. She wrote nine books, which included a biography of her father, novels the little missionary, john stevens courtship, and the prince of ur, a history of lds women, and a history of the young women organization. A story of the echo canyon war by susa young gates free ebook project gutenberg. Zina presendia young williams far right and other members of the faculty of brigham young academy, circa 1883.
She founded and edited the young womens journal and the relief society magazine. Susa young gates, a daughter of brigham young, was the author of a dozen books, the founder of many regional and national womens organizations, editor, poetess, musician, woman suffragette, and the mother of children. The maxwell institute offers wordcruncher, a study software that uses a proprietary ebook format and offers a variety of public domain content, including early church periodicals and a few other things mtp hasnt yet got up on project gutenberg. Keep busy in the face of discouragement susa young gates i couldnt resist writing a little about susa young gates. In 1878, she entered brigham young academy in provo, utah, and although a student, founded the department of music and conducted a choir. Susa young gates notebook special collections blog l. Susa young gates 18561933 womens rights advocate the thirteenth apostle p. Life story of brigham young by susa young gates nook book. Susa young gates once asked her father, president brigham young, how it would ever be possible to accomplish the great amount of temple work that needed to be done. Susa young gates mormonism, the mormon church, beliefs.
Susa young gates papers department of heritage and arts j. Lydia knights history by susa young gates, 1883, juvenile instructor office edition, in english. Oct 21, 2018 discover book depositorys huge selection of susa young gates books online. He arrived in utah broken hearted over his separation from his bride because he would not retract his new religion. Gates published nine books and left many works in manuscript, including two novels, a biography of her father brigham young, a history of latterday saint women, and a history of the young ladies mutual improvement association. Both of the books were printed in the 1880s in salt lake city and sent to tolstoy with the inscription count leo tolstoy, presented by susa young gates. Lambert, phd, is a professor of psychology at brigham young university and holds the susa young gates university professorship. Gates also wrote several books, including a biography of her father, two novels, a history of women in the lds church, and a 1911 history of the ylmia. Susa young gates is the author of up from tribulation 4.
Consider the story of susa young gates, one brigham young s many children, who pops in and out of the overarching narrative. Susa was the 41st child born to brigham young, daughter to lucy bigelow young. Susa young gates the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. She was mother to thirteen children, only four of whom lived to adulthood. She was the first child born in the lion house, the daughter of lucy bigelow, susa rapidly showed herself to be one of the more distinctive of brigham youngs nearly sixty children. Anderson, amos milton musser, lorenzo snow, franklin d. Allen around the year 1918 susa young gates, one of the latterday saint churchs most influential women and one sometimes jokingly referred to as the thirteenth apostle, was preparing a history of latterday saint. Utah state historical society the essay was titled the vision beautiful, by susa young gates, and came in the context of the womens suffrage movement, according to lisa olsen tait, who presented on the topic at the church history symposium friday at the. Historians explore what joseph smiths first vision has meant. The life story of brigham young by susa young gates, leah. Susa young gates to zina young williams, may 18, 1878, susa young gates papers, circa 18701933, church history library, salt lake city.
Susan young gates s statement still rings clear, the privileges and powers outlined by the prophet joseph smith have never been granted to women in full even yet. He was the second president of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Lydia knights history by susa young gates free ebook. The life story of brigham young has 5 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace.
She then included the full text of the vision of the redemption of the dead, as it was called, but without disclosing her personal experience with it. It is the story of a young convert to mormonism, willard gibbs, who migrated from virginia to utah in the 1850s. There was practically no book of lessons in genealo. Mar 16, 2020 susa young gates, a prominent utah woman, author and a daughter of brigham young. Cannon, george reynolds, john jaques, and duncan mcallister. This is susa young gates book in which she explores the life. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Zina presendia young williams card and susa young gates. Genealogical society of utah genealogy familysearch wiki. I couldnt resist writing a little about susa young gates. In the end, it is clear that tolstoy had exposure to mormonism, and though numerous folk tales exist in the church about how tolstoy envisioned mormonism to become the next great.
Susa young gates was born in salt lake city, utah territory, to lucy bigelow, lds church president brigham young s twentysecond wife. The magazine became the official publication of the churchs relief society, and gates edited it until 1922. Susa young gates, the relief society and genealogy author jessie l. Surname book and racial history by susa young gates, 97803419832, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Susan gates books list of books by author susan gates. Oct 06, 2008 susa young gates was a daughter of brigham young and prominent enough in utah that she was sometimes called the thirteenth apostle.
In the relief society magazine, editor susa young gates published a lengthy tribute to president smith and his wives, along with eulogies from various leading women in the church. In 1906, susa young gates organized genealogical departments in two newspapers, the inter mountain republican and the deseret news, and wrote columns for both papers over the next ten years. Aug 17, 2014 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Based on a true story, up from tribulation is first and foremost a tale of love and redemption. The life story of brigham young book by susa young gates. Young, zina presendia young williams card, and zina card. This award is named in honor of susa young gates 18561933, a writer, editor, and womens rights advocate. The five books on my endofyear list will help you start 2020 on a good note. Susa young gates 1895 in 1915, gates founded relief society magazine a periodical targeted at members of the relief society. New volume of saints reveals the many sides of brigham young. Susa young gates, a daughter of brigham young, was the author of a dozen books, the founder of many regional and national womens. She entered the university of deseret at age, and by age 14, she had become the editor of the student newspaper, college lantern.1103 85 60 363 332 1485 228 433 748 1367 559 415 536 1318 362 145 458 255 1260 586 1146 438 80 703 429 429 1199 184 1440 142 368 917 1126 45 137 7 1388 802 1338 1209 704 366