Biography of Metta Johnson

Biography of Metta Johnson

Dates: 1958

Photocopied from a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Metta Johnson was born in Denmark in 1806 and married Joseph Johnson. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah by handcart. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1896.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
  • Creator: Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973
  • Call Number: MSS 2804
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biography of Metta Johnson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2804; Biography of Metta Johnson; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2804, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298.
Subject Terms
Johnson, Metta, 1806-1896; American Fork (Utah)--History; Immigrants--Utah; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon handcart companies; Mormon women--Biography; Mormons--Denmark; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2804
Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Metta), Biography of
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Timpson was Camp Historian, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Utah County, American Fork, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
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