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|Title||The Faithful Young Family: The Parents, Brothers and Sisters of Brigham|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1980|
|Authors||Arrington, Leonard, and Joann Jolley|
|Date Published||August 1980|
|Keywords||Conversion; Early Church History; Missionary Work; Scripture Study|
After purchasing a Book of Mormon from Samuel Smith, brother of Joseph Smith, Phinehas Young thought it his duty to prove the book a fraud. He thought Joseph must have been deceived and read the book to discover the errors and save the people from the deception. He was soon convinced otherwise and recommended the book to his devoutly religious family, including Brigham Young, who joined the Church.
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