About Sarah Elizabeth Johnson
John and Sarah Whitmer were living in Far West, Missouri, at the time of Sarah Elizabeth's birth. Both her father and mother had sisters named Elizabeth. Sarah married Edward Johnson, a railroad man, who deserted Sarah after the birth of their child. Sarah moved back in with her parents until her second marriage later in life. Sarah lived in the Far West area until her death. Sarah's birth date is given in the John Whitmer Family Bible, LDS Church History Library.