Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson (1806-1877) was born in 1806 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Didymus Johnson and Ruhamah Stephens. He married Polly Zeruah Kelsey on 13 Sep. 1827. He was baptized 15 Apr. 1836. He interacted with Wilford Woodruff as he served on the Nauvoo High Council and served as Justice of the Peace. He died in 1877 in Springville, Utah Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Aaron Johnson (KWN5-6SX), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Aaron Johnson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/aaron-johnson, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Aaron Johnson, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/aaron-johnson, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 81

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    at Elm street Between fifth & sixth st Elder Smith was quite sick through the night. I dreamed that Br Joseph was taken with another writ to be tried in Illinois Elder B Young also dreamed that we were called home the distance from the mouth of the Ohio to Cincinnati is 538 miles July 14, 1843 ~ Friday 14th We had an interview in the morning with Br Hedlock &
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    July 14, 1843 July 15, 1843
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    June 1, 1843 ~ Thursday June 1st 1843 The quorum of the Twelve met in Council at President J Smith Store to make some arangments to start on their mission to collect funds for the Nauvoo House & temple we each one of us bound ourselves under bonds of two thousands Dollars for the faithful performance of our duty in making strict returns of all property put into our hands to the trustees in trust, Elder ...
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    June 1, 1843
  • Page 72

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 13, 1855 ~ Friday 13th The conference opened at Provo this morning by Prayer & the People were addressed by President Brigham Young in the fore part of the day & followed by H. C Kimball in the afternoon by J. M. Grant & Samuel Richards in the afternoon July 14, 1855 ~ Saturday 14th President Young, Joseph Young, E. T. Benson & Brother
    Dates:
    July 13, 1855 July 14, 1855 July 15, 1855 July 16, 1855 July 17, 1855 July 21, 1855 July 22, 1855 July 23, 1855 July 28, 1855 July 29, 1855
  • Page 46

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    December 9, 1854 ~ Saturday Dec 89th I left Farmington & rode Home to the salt Lake City & spent the night with my family 16 mils December 10, 1854 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday night I attended meeting in the Tabernacle Charles C. Rich Preached to the people in the fore noon upon the rise & progress of the settlement of San Barnadino W Woodruff preached in the after noon upon the subject of tithing, the poor fund ...
    Dates:
    December 9, 1854 December 10, 1854 December 11, 1854
  • Page 47

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    On Engrosig Orson Pratt John A Ray On Petitions T S Smith L E Harrington E Bingham On Agracultur Trade & Manufactur G. A. Smith A Carrington D H Wells Aaron Johnson On Revenue Wilford Woodruff Isacc Morley Loren Farr On Counties Thomas S Smith John E Ray L E Harrington After organizing we waited upon the Governor ...
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    December 12, 1854 December 13, 1854 December 15, 1854 December 16, 1854 December 17, 1854 December 18, 1854 December 19, 1854 December 20, 1854 December 23, 1854 December 24, 1854
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 20, 1870 ~ Thursday Oct 20, 1870 [FIGURE] ^Oct 21. Harriet Woodruff wife of Azmon Woodruff Died at Noon^ I spent the day at the field ditching leveling land & [s]owing clover & Timothy October 21, 1870 ~ Friday 21. Oct. President Young G. A. Smith, O. Pratt J. Taylor W Woodruff G Q Cannon President Joseph Young & some others Left S. L. City for ...
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    October 20, 1870 October 21, 1870 October 22, 1870 October 23, 1870 October 24, 1870 October 25, 1870
  • Page 56

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    January 6, 1867 ~ Sunday Jan 6th 1867 Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended meeting all day in the Tabernacle C. C. Rich Preached in the morning & W. Woodruff in the Afternoon followed by Joseph W Young I met in the Prayer Circle with the President & Twelve C. C. Rich Prayed & E. T. Benson was mouth I attended meeting at the 14 ward W. Woodruff ...
    Dates:
    January 6, 1867 January 7, 1867 January 8, 1867
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    January 9, 1867 ~ Wednesday Jan 9 1867 Met in council at 10 oclok and attended to the business of the day [FIGURES] I met with G. A. Smith & others at the Endowment House and gave Silas Sanford Smith his second anointing. W Woodruff officiated Brther Pace opened by Prayer, Joseph W. Young was mouth, & R. L. Campbell closed Mouth. George Watt & 3 wives received his second Anointing at ...
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    January 9, 1867 January 10, 1867 January 11, 1867 January 12, 1867
  • Page 58

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 12 1867 At [blank] oclok I met at the Historians office & we gave the Second anointing to William Byron Pace opened by Prayr W Woodruff was mouth dismissed By Prayer. I attended the Theater in the Evening January 13, 1867 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended meeting in the Tabernacle Bishop Maughn spoke 15 minutes in the forenoon followed by Warren S. Snow, 30 minutes ...
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    January 13, 1867 January 14, 1867 January 15, 1867 January 16, 1867 January 17, 1867
  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 17th 1867 John Sharp & wives received their second Anointing at the Endowment House we remained in the council chamber till after 10 oclok January 18, 1867 ~ Friday 18. I spent the day & all night in the Legislative Council till 4 oclok of the 19. we finished the business of the session I met at the prayer room at the Historians office at 12 oclok L E Harrington received his second anointing. G ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1867 January 19, 1867 January 20, 1867 January 21, 1867