Seth Johnson Sr. (1839 - 1927) Profile

Seth Johnson, Sr.

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.

In 1861, he assisted his brother's company as a Sergeant of Guard and Captain of Ten.

In 1863, he may have been an out-and-back teamster or traveling on a Church assignment. Evidence from Church records (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) proves he traveled to Utah in 1863.

Seth's death date is confirmed by is death certificate.

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Seth Johnson Sr. (1839 - 1927) Profile
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