Lyman Johnson, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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Lyman Eugene Johnson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pomfret, VT, USA
Death: Died in WI, USA
Cause of death: Drowned in the Mississippi River
Place of Burial: Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Johnson and Mary Elsa (Alice) Jacobs
Husband of SARAH SUSAN Johnson
Father of Sarah M Snow
Brother of Alice (Elsa) Oiney; Robert Johnson; Fanny Catherine Johnson; John Johnson, Jr.; Luke Johnson, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and 10 others

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About Lyman Johnson, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...Lyman Eugene Johnson (October 24, 1811 – December 20, 1859) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He broke with Joseph Smith, Jr. and Sidney Rigdon during the 1837-38 period when schism divided the early Church. He later became a successful pioneer lawyer in Iowa and was one of the town fathers of Keokuk, Iowa.

Lyman Johnson was born in Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont in 1811 to John Johnson, Sr., and Alice "Elsa" Johnson..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyman_E._Johnson

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-------------------- Wife: Sarah Susan Long, born 1818 in New Hampshire, died in Keoku, Lee, Iowa Children: Sarah M. Johnson (Mathews), John E. Johnson - there may be others

Lyman along with his older brother Luke S. Johnson were members of the first quorm of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. His parents assisted Joseph Smith during the early days of the Church in Kirtland, Ohio, where his father is buried. His mother is buried in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He and his brother were excommunicated from the Church but his brother rejoined the Church and settled in St. John, Tooele, Utah. Lyman never re-joined the church. He drowned in the Mississippi River.

He was one of fifteen Children to John and Alice Johnson. Inscription: Age 46 yrs. Drowned in Mississippi River

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Lyman Johnson, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints's Timeline

1811
October 24, 1811
Pomfret, VT, USA
1837
1837
Age 25
1859
December 20, 1859
Age 48
WI, USA
1860
March 1860
Age 48
Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States
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