Mormon History 1830-1844

Orson Johnson (1803–1883)
Kirtland high council member (1834–1837), member of the Warren Parrish faction that leaves the church in 1837.
Born   June 15, 1803 in Chesterfield, New Hampshire.   Unless otherwise indicated, information is from Ancestry.com OneWorldTree, ID I0717.
<i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.
')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers, 560 has birth "1803/4" in Bath, New Hampshire, 113 miles to the south.
Died   March 23, 1883 in Riverside, California.  
Father   Thomas Johnson  
Mother   Elisabeth "Betsey" Smith    
Baptized   [April–May 13], 1832 by Orson Pratt near Bath, New Hampshire.   ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)
High priest   July 24, 1833 ordained a high priest by Lyman E. Johnson in Charleston, New Hampshire.   ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)
Zion's Camp   May–June 1834 member, Zion's Camp.  
<i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.
')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers, 560, though Orson's name does not appear in the "full list of those who went up to Zion" in
<i>History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter&#45;day Saints</i>, edited by B. H. Roberts, 7 vols. &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1902&#45;1912, 1932&#41;.
')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">HC 2:183–185. High council   August 28, 1834 Joseph Smith nominates Orson to fill the vacancy on the Kirtland high council occasioned by the death of John S. Carter.   Minutes of August 28, 1834 Joins Warren Parrish group   1837 follows Warren Parrish out of the church.   ¶ Doings and Sayings     September 3, 1837 replaced on high council, having been "excluded from the Church."   Minutes of September 3, 1837 Trivoli, Illinois   By 1840 moves to Trivoli township, Peoria county, Illinois, where the 1840 census lists him as a farmer.     Innkeeper   1850 census lists him as an innkeeper.     Farmer   1860 census lists him as a farmer.     Altona, Illinois 1880 living in Altona, Knox county, Illinois.   <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers, 560. Altona is 53 miles north of Trivoli.   Accompanies or follows sons Andrew, Orson, and Parley to Riverside, California, where he dies March 23, 1883.   <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers, 560 has Oliver dying in Altona. Families Nancy Mason (b. April 30, 1809), md. October 24, 1827 in Lyman, New Hampshire       Phillip Paddleford (b. August 5, 1828 in Bath, Grafton county, New Hampshire)
Andrew Paddleford (b. December 28, 1829 in Bath)
Candance S. (b. January 1 ,1832 in Bath)
Caroline F. (b. November 27, 1833 in Bath)
Candice M. (b. February 24, 1836 in Kirtland, Geauga county, Ohio)
Nancy P. (b. April 3, 1838 in Kirtland)
Orson Thomas (b. February 5, 1839 in Kirtland)
Augustus Valentine (b. February 24, 1841 in Trivoli, Illinois)
Alexander Parley (b. June 15, 1843 in Trivoli)
Elbridge Gery (b. October 3, 1846 in Trivoli)
Parley Mason (b. September 17, 1848 in Trivoli)
John M. (b. December 31, 1850 in Trivoli)       Caroline M.C. Hassler (b. [1795]), md. May 22, 1855 in Boston, Massachusetts        
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