Brigham Young


Latter-day Prophets (puzzle-coloring page)

Instructions: Cut out the puzzle squares, put them together to create a picture of this prophet, and read some of the highlights of the prophet’s life. Glue the picture, its title, and the highlights to another piece of paper, and color it.

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Art by Robert K. Brower; from Presidents of the Church coloring book: courtesy of Grandin Book, Orem, UT.

  • 1801 June 1, is born in Whittingham, Vermont

  • 1815 (age 14) His mother dies; earns his own way in life; becomes a carpenter

  • 1824 (age 23) Marries Miriam Works; she dies in 1832

  • 1832 (age 31) Is baptized; ordained an elder

  • 1834 (age 33) Marries Mary Ann Angell

  • 1835 (age 34) Is ordained an Apostle

  • 1839–41 (age 38–40) Serves a mission to Great Britain

  • 1844 (age 43) Joseph Smith is martyred; becomes the leader of the Church as President of the Quorum of the Twelve

  • 1846–47 (age 45–46) Leads the exodus to the Salt Lake Valley

  • 1847 (age 46) Is sustained as President of the Church

  • 1850 (age 49) Becomes the governor of the Territory of Utah

  • 1853 (age 52) Lays the cornerstone for the Salt Lake Temple

  • 1857–58 (age 56–57) The Utah War

  • 1867 (age 66) The Tabernacle is completed

  • 1877 (age 76) The St. George Temple is dedicated, first temple in the West

  • 1877 August 29, (age 76) dies