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).