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William Derby Johnson

Evidence from church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) and documentary records proves he traveled to Utah in 1863. He initially traveled to Utah in 1861, but returned east with his father. They came back to Utah with the Patterson company.



  • A. H. Patterson Emigrating Company, Journal, 1863 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 4 Sep. 1863, p. 5