Benjamin Franklin Johnson[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1818 - 1905  (87 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Johnson 
    Born 28 Jul 1818  Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1835 
    Endowed (LDS) 18 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  [13
    Died 18 Nov 1905  Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Nov 1905  Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16408  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    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) 2 Aug 1983  ARIZO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F861  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Melissa Bloomfield Lebaron,   b. 28 Jan 1817, Le Roy, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1860, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1841  Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 19 May 1993  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F11211  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Ann Hale,   b. 11 Aug 1828, Whitestown, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1910  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1844 
    Family ID F7001  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Flora C. Gleason,   b. 2 Aug 1819, Tolland, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1900, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10262  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Sarah Melissa Holman,   b. 18 Nov 1836, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1901, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F11212  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Sarah Jane Spooner 
    Family ID F11213  Group Sheet

    Family 6 Harriet Naome Holman 
    Family ID F11214  Group Sheet

    Family 7 Susan Adaline Holman,   b. 7 Oct 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11215  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1841 - Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1846 - 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
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 119 Trustee
      Hibbard 2: Block 10 W/2 Lot 1 and 2
      Hibbard 2: Block 4, Lot 4 and W/2 Lot 1
      LAHARPE: Block 6 Lot 4
      LAHARPE: Block 7, Lot 6
      LAHARPE: Block 1, Lots 3,4,5,and 6
      MACEDONIA: Block 6, Lots 1 and
      MACEDONIA: Block 19 Lot 1 and 4
      MACEDONIA: Block 5 Lot 3
      MACEDONIA: Block 4 Lots 1 and 4
      MACEDONIA: Bock 18 Lot 3
      MACEDOONIA: Block 17 Lots 3 and

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Hancock County Marriage Register, p 25
      High Priest Index,Nauvoo and Salt Lake, p 71
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 27
      70's Record, p 406
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 25, pp 530-536

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol 15, pp 205-222
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 66, 968
      Conquerors of The West, pp 1260-1263
      "Writings" diskette code: JOHNB18L.P JOHNSON, Benjamin F. Letter to Gibbs, 1903. p. 16
      "Writings" diskette code: JOHNB18L.P JOHNSON, Benjamin F. Autobiography (1818-1893)
      in My Life's Review (1947). p.61

      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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , p 406.

    2. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , pp 1260-1263.

    3. [S25] USA - Illinois - Hancock County Marriage Index, 1829-1849, Tri-County Genealogical Society, compiler, (1983), 25.

    4. [S61] LDS - High Priests, Nauvoo and Salt Lake, Index,Nauvoo and Salt Lake, p 71.

    5. [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 530-536.

    6. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 27.

    7. [S8] Book - Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols., Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, (Salt Lake City: 1958-1977), , Vol 15, pp 205-222.

    8. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 66, 968.

    9. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Autobiography.
      My Life's Review. Independence, Missouri: Zion's, 1947.

    10. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Letter.
      Church Archives
      Cited in "Benjamin Franklin Johnson: Colonizer, Public Servant, and Church Leader." E. Dale LeBaron, comp. M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1967. 325-46.

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

    12. [S16570]

    13. [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,).

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