- Birth Date
- 7 October 1821
- Death Date
- 2 March 1870
Jabez initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley from England with the Robert L. Campbell Company in 1854, as indicated in his autobiographical sketch. In 1850, Jabez was called on a mission to Italy. When he returned from that mission, he prepared his family to go to the Salt Lake Valley. He traveled from England with his wife, Ann Granger, and children Eleanor, Harriet, and Jabez John. While in Kansas, Harriet died of Cholera.
In 1857, Jabez was called to preside over the Swiss-German mission. At the end of this mission, he returned home with the Sixtus E. Johnson Company in 1861, serving as Chaplain and a Captain of Ten.
- Age at Departure: 32
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 39
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Johnson, Sixtus Ellis, [Journal], in David Ellis Johnson, comp., Leaves from the Family Tree of Sixtus Ellis Johnson , 121-42.
- Our Pioneer Heritage, vol. 5, p. 29
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 44.
- Robert Campbell company report, 1854 August 22.
- Sixtus E. Johnson Emigrating Company journal, 1861 July-September.
- Teasdale, George, Autobiography, in University of California [Berkeley] Bancroft Library, Utah and the Mormons collection [n.d.], reel 3, 11-13.
- Woodward, Jabez, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 183, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.