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Susan Bryant Johnson
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1812
Vergennes
Addison County
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1896
Colonia Diaz
Chihuahua, Mexico

Married Joel Hills Johnson 20 Oct 1840

From Joel Hills Johnson's Diary:
I went to work again on my house which I had been building in Ramus, and on the 20th day of October 1840, I took to wife by marriage, Miss Susan Bryant, daughter of Charles Bryant. She assisted in taking care of my former wife through her sickness. She was born at Vergeners in the state of Vermont, August 28, 1813. Her mother's name was Susan Filler.

Information from the Pioneer History Resource Room at the Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters: "Ramus is also known as Perkins Settlement, Crooked Creek and Ramus, Macedonia and Webster. In 1839 Joel Hills Johnson and other missionaries came to the area and converted the Perkins family and other families living along Crooked Creek. They became known as the Crooked Creek Branch. In 1840 the town of Ramus, a Latin word which means ‘branch', was laid out on land owned by Ute Perkins."

Another entry from the diary of Joel Hills Johnson:
31st day of December 1845, myself and wife (Susan) received our endowments in the Lord's House in Nauvoo,

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Children:
1. Johnson, Mary Marie August 2, 1841 Ramus, Illinois
2. Johnson, Emily November 20, 1842 Ramus, Illinois
3. Johnson, Joel H. June 23, 1844 Ramus, Illinois
4. Johnson, Julia Ann February 20, 1847 French Creek, Knox, Illinois [Julia's headstone has her name as Julia Anna]
5. Johnson, David William February 12, 1849 Mill Creek, Salt Lake, Utah
6. Johnson, Mary Susan (twin) November 29, 1850 Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah
7. Johnson, Joel Hills (twin) November 29, 1850 Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah
8. Johnson, Almon Babbitt February 21, 1855 Fort Johnson, Iron, Utah 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Joel Hills Johnson (1802 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Maria Johnson (1841 - 1842)*
  Emily Johnson (1843 - 1843)*
  Joel Hills Johnson (1844 - 1846)*
  Julia Anna Johnson Orton (1847 - 1879)*
  David William Johnson (1849 - 1924)*
  Joel Hills Johnson (1850 - 1902)*
  Mary Susan Johnson (1850 - 1851)*
  Almon Babbitt Johnson (1855 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Colonia Diaz Cemetery
Colonia Diaz
Chihuahua, Mexico
 
Created by: Sandra Gwilliam
Record added: Mar 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34372869
 


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