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Sixtus E. Johnson Company

1861

About 200 individuals and 52 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha).

View a list of individuals known to have traveled in this company.

Sources

  • "Last Immigrant Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 2 Oct. 1861, 180.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Johnson, Christianna Maria, Reminiscences, in Rufus David Johnson, J.E.J. Trail to Sundown [1961], 353-55.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Johnson, Seth E., Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1922], [13]-16.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Johnson, Sixtus Ellis, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 247.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Johnson, Sixtus Ellis, [Journal], in David Ellis Johnson, comp., Leaves from the Family Tree of Sixtus Ellis Johnson [1955], 121-42.
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Sixtus E. Johnson Emigrating Company, Journal, 1861 July-Sept.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Staheli, John, [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 27:60-61.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Staheli, John, The life of John and Barbara Staheli [ca. 1940], [2-3].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Teasdale, George, Autobiography, in University of California [Berkeley] Bancroft Library, Utah and the Mormons collection [n.d.], reel 3, 11-13.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City