Chasta Johnson family history

Chasta Johnson family history

Dates: Approximately 1930-1950

Contains a family history written by Chasta Johnson. It outlines her ancestors' experiences joining the Church in England, moving to America, their struggle with persecution, pioneer expedition, and missionary work. She discusses how many of her relatives were the first Mormon missionaries to circumnavigate the globe, spending much of their time in Calcutta. Materials are dated approximately 1930-1950.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Chasta, 1883-1954
  • Call Number: MSS 8460
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Chasta Johnson family history 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 8460; Chasta Johnson family history; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8460, LTPSC.
Custodial History
It is unknown how the collection was obtained.
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon pioneers--United States; Mormon missionaries--India; Johnson, Chasta, 1883-1954
Genre / Form
Family histories
Processing Information
Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Chasta) family history
Finding Aid Author
Catie Freedman
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-03 09:32:07 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Chasta Johnson (1883-1954) was a wife and mother.

Chasta Johnson (1883-1954) was born on September 8, 1883 in Utah to parents William Furlsbury and Annie Matilda Carter. She was one of ten children. She married Martin Johnson in 1901 in Utah. Together they had three children.

Johnson passed away on September 6, 1954. She is buried in Santaquin, Utah next to her husband.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts