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Andrew John Johnson

His surname is "Yonson" of the Deseret News roster. His death certificate shows his name as "Andrew John Johnson". In other sources his name is "Anders Johan Johanson", "Anders Jonasson", "Anders Yonson" or "Anders Johan Johansson" He came with his wife Elna, children Nils Johan, Johan Elon and his mother Elna. The 1859 William Tapscott ship register lists the family's surname as "Johanson" and following members of the family from Sweden: Anders Johan (32), Elna Petronille (36) wife, Niels Johan (3), Elna (inf.), Elna (67) widow, Marthe Christine (46), Carl August (11), Ida Math. Wilh. (9).

Companies

George Rowley Company (1859)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • "Funeral Services," Tooele Transcript, 19 Nov. 1909, 6.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Aug. 1859, 197.

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

  • History of Tooele County
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Nelson, Mathias B. to Albert S. Jones, 27 September 1907. In Handcart Veterans Association Scrapbook 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 3.

  • Nelson, Ruby Robbins, Biographical sketch of Anders Jonasson [n.d.], 4-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nielsen, Mathias, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Sept. 1859, 8, 15-31.

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service