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Johansson, Johannes, 1819-1916

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1819 - 1916

Biography

Johannes Johansson (1819-1916) was a shoemaker, sheep rancher, and business owner in Sweden and Utah.

Johannes Johansson (also known as John Johnson Felt) was born on June 22, 1819 in Jho, Sweden. He converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden, then immigrated with his family to the United States in 1855, eventually settling in Huntsville, Utah. After his first wife died, he eventually entered into polygamy. He was a shoemaker but also owned sheep and was part owner of a molasses mill. Johannes served two missions in Sweden during the 1880s. He lived to the age of 97, passing away in Huntsville, Utah, on September 3, 1916.

Citation:
Johannes Johansson missionary diary, 1885-1888: page 139 (Johan Janson) page 140 (J. Janson) page 204 (Aldste Johan Jahnson)

FamilySearch, via WWW, March 26, 2022 (Johannes Johansson; John (Johnson) Felt; born 22 June 1819 in Hjo, Skaraborg, Sweden; died 3 September 1916 in Huntsville, Utah; John Johnson Felt was name taken during army service in Sweden which he used throughout his life, but returned to Johannes Johansson while living in Sweden during his missions there; shoemaker, sheep rancher, part owner of molasses mill)

Church History Biographical Database, via WWW, March 26, 2022 (Johannes Johansson; born June 22, 1819 in Hejo, Sweden; immigrated to Utah around 1857; served in Scandinavian Mission of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; died in Huntsville, Utah on September 3, 1916)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Johannes Johansson missionary diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1185
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary (262 pages) written in Swedish by Johannes Johansson while he was serving as a missionary in the Scandinavian Mission in Sweden. Details his travels and proselyting activity. Also includes transcriptions of letters he received while in Sweden. Dated May 1885 to April 1888.

Dates: 1885-1888