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Nephi 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: 14

Sources

  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 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