Joel Hills Johnson[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1802 - 1882  (80 years)


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  • Name Joel Hills Johnson 
    Born 23 Mar 1802  Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1 Jun 1831 
    Residence Abt 1839  Ramus (Webster), Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Endowed (LDS) 31 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1839/1850  Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died 24 Sep 1882  Fort Johnson, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16464  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2018 

    Father Ezekial Johnson,   b. 12 Jan 1773, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1848, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Julia Ellis Hills,   b. 26 Sep 1783, Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1853, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1801  Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 1 Apr 1926  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Pixley Johnson,   b. 14 Aug 1800, Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1840, Crooked Creek, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 2 May 1826  Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 18 Dec 1987  OAKLA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Children 
     1. Sixtus Johnson,   b. 08 Oct 1829, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1916  (Age 86 years)
     2. Sariah Anna Johnson,   b. 18 Feb 1832, Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1925, Hurricane, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Susan Ellen Johnson,   b. 11 Jul 1836, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1918, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Nephi Johnson,   b. 12 Dec 1836, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1919, Mesquite, Clark, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Seth E. Johnson,   b. 5 Mar 1839, Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1927, Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F8656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan Bryant,   b. 28 Aug 1812, Vergennes, Addison, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1896, Colonia Diaz, Chihuahua, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1840  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 3 Feb 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Julia Ann Johnson,   b. Abt 1846, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Johnson,   b. Abt 1832, , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F11257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lucinda Alzina Bascom,   b. 26 Oct 1815, Brookfield, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1885, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1845 
    Family ID F11258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Janet Fife,   b. 17 Feb 1828, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1911  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Abt 1847 
    Family ID F10699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Margaret Threlkeld 
    Married 11 Oct 1860 
    Family ID F11259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1839 - Ramus (Webster), Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1840 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839/1850 - Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 112, Lot 2
      Hibbard 1: Block 6 Lot 3
      RAMUS: Block 22 Lots 1, 2 and 3
      RAMUS: Block 18, Lot 3
      RAMUS: Block 13, Lot 1
      MACEDONIA: Block 1 Lot 1 and 4
      MACEDONIA: Block 5 Lot 1
      MACEDONIA: Block 21 Lots 3 and 4

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 80
      70's Record, pp 411-412
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 25, pp 603-610
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Vol #3, pp 1964-1965

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 970
      Exerpts from a Journal or Sketch of the Life of Joel Hills Johnson, Autobiography, typescript, BYU (24 pages)
      Sketches of the lives of Mary Julia Johnson Wilson and, Joel Hills and Annie Pixley Johnson (5 pages)
      Selections from "A Voice from the Mountains, my early life (Juvenile Instructor, 1881, pp 3-4, 12-16. (5 pages)
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Vol 4, pp 358-59, Vol 3, pp508-509
      Ramus 27 Feb 1847, nominating a captain of lst Lieutenant and 2nd Lieutenant by chairman Joel H. Johnson.
      Conquerors of the West, pp 1272-1275
      "Writings" diskette code: JOHNJ02B.N JOHNSON Joel Hills and Annie Pixley by Mary Julia Johnson (Wilson).
      Biographical sketches (1800-1882). Microfilm of typescript, BYU. pp. 4.
      "Writings" diskette code: JOHNJ02A.P JOHNSON, Joel Hills. Excerpts from Autobiography (1802-1868)..
      BYU. pp 20
      "Writings" diskette code: JOHNJ02T.P JOHNSON, Joel Hills. Selections from Voice from the Mountains (1881)
      pp4. All 3 "Writings" diskette code:,


      THE_SECOND_SEVENTY_ELDERS: Kirtland, Ohio, 7 Apr 1836 (Backman, "A Profile of Kirtland Saints..." Appendix E, p. 97)

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Note: Stated in record above, "Branch president"

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , pp 411-412.

    2. [S185] Book - Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio and Members of Zion's Camp, 1830-1839; vital stats and sources, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982), , Ohio, 7 Apr 1836 (Backman, "A Profile of Kirtland Saint.

    3. [S4] Book - Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, 7 vols., Black, Susan Easton, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602), , Vol #3, pp 1964-1965.

    4. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , pp 1272-1275.

    5. [S58] Book - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 4 vols, Jenson, Andrew, (Andrew Jenson History Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1901), sketches (1800-1882). Microfilm of typescript, BYU. pp. 4.

    6. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 25, pp 603-610.

    7. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 80.

    8. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 970.

    9. [S11] Book - Treasures of Pioneer History, 6 vols., Carter, Kate B., Compiler, (Daughers of the Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1952-1957), , Vol 4, pp 358-59, Vol 3, pp508-509.

    10. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Autobiography.
      Typescript, Brigham Young University Special Collections

    11. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Testimony.
      Juvenile Instructor, 1881. 3-4, 12-16.

    12. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Memoirs of grandaughter.
      typescript, Brigham Young University

    13. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    14. [S16626] .

    15. [S20] FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KWNR-R4H.

    16. [S15] USA - 1850 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Utah, Utah, #48.

    17. [S773] Book - Old Mormon Nauvoo 1839-1846, Holzapfel, Richard N. and T. Jeffery Cottle, (Grandin Book Company, Provo, Utah, 1990), p. 193.

    18. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).

    19. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.