Seth Johnson family history

Seth Johnson family history

Dates: 1860-1947

Handwritten and typewritten biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, and family genealogical records. Included are biographies of Benjamin F. Johnson (1818-1905), Joel Hill Johnson (1802-1882), and Seth Johnson (1839-1927). The Johnson family joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later migrated to Utah where they settled in various communities.

  • Extent: 100 items (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ott, James A.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2209
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Seth 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 SC 2209; Seth Johnson family history; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2209, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Rick Ott in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rick Ott; 1984.
Subject Terms
Johnson family; Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905; Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills), 1802-1882; Johnson, Seth, 1839-1927; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--History; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Pioneers; Saint George (Utah)--History; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries; Genealogies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Seth) family history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:09-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon resident of St. George, Utah and compiler and writer of Johnson family histories.

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