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Sixtus Ellis Johnson

The Johnson Family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Willard Richards Company in 1848.  The Johnson family included Joel Hill and his children from his first marriage Sixtus Ellis, Sariah Anna, Seth Guernsey, and Nephi Johnson, and his two wives Susan Bryant and Janette Fife.  Also traveling in the company was Joel’s brother Benjamin Franklin and his wives and children.

At the end of a mission, Sixtus returned home as Captain of the Sixtus E. Johnson Company in 1861.

Companies

Willard Richards Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 18
Sixtus E. Johnson Company (1861)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Johnson, Nephi, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 250.
  • Trail Excerpt
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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, Seth E., Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1922], [13]-16.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Johnson, Seth E., Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1922], [4].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • 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
  • Pioneer emigration list 1847-1848, 118, in Docket book 1844 Feb.-1845 May.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Sixtus E. Johnson Emigrating Company, Journal, 1861 July-Sept.

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 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