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Joel Hills 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.

Companies

Willard Richards Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 46

Sources

  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Johnson, Benjamin F., My Life's Review [1947], 121-23.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Joel H., Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 56, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Joel Hills, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 134-38.
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Joel Hills, A Journal or sketch of the life of Joel H. Johnson [ca. 1857]-1859, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 4, item 67, 20.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Johnson, Nephi, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 250.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Seth E., Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1922], [4].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1848, p. 19

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pioneer emigration list 1847-1848, 118, in Docket book 1844 Feb.-1845 May.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pioneer Pathways 5 (2002): 96
  • Richards, Phinehas, Diary, in Richards Family, Collection, reel 16, box 13, fd. 10.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah