Sarah Ford Johnson

Sarah Ford Johnson (Johnsones) (1669-1759) was christened 17 Apr. 1669 in Kings Norton, Warwickshire, England. She was the daughter of Cornelius Ford. She married Michael Johnson on 30 Jun. 1706 in Packwood, Warwickshire, England, and they had two children. She died before 23 Jan. 1759 in Staffordshire, England. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Sarah Ford (MH9H-9W6), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022). Sarah Ford Johnson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022). "Birmingham, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812," database with images, (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022); Sarah Ford, 6 Apr. 1669, Kings Norton, Warwickshire, England, p. 153; citing “Birmingham, England, Library of Birmingham," "Anglican Parish Records." "Warwickshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812," database with images, (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022); Mickell Johnsones and Sarah Ford, 19 Jun. 1706, Packwood, Warwickshire, England; citing “Warwick, England, Warwickshire County Record Office,” "Warwickshire Anglican Registers." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, “Johnson, Samuel,” Oxford DNB (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022). "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944," database with images, FamilySearch (, accessed 18 Jul. 2022); Mrs Johnson, burial, 23 Jan. 1759, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, p. 144; citing St. Michael's Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire), Church of England, “England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : St. Michael,” image 147/345; DGS 100910580. Note: Her christening date is 17 Apr. 1669 on the Gregorian calendar and 6 Apr. 1669 on the Julian calendar. Her marriage date is 19 Jun. 1706 on the Gregorian calendar and 30 Jun. 1706 on the Julian calendar.