Monthly Archives: January 2016

Maria Bushman b. 21 Jan 1829, d. 5 Feb 1829, Bart, Lancaster, PA

Jacob Bushman’s parents, Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen were married on 20 March 1827 in Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Their first son, Henry was born 11 December 1827 in Bart.  He died 3 months later on 20 March 1828.  Their second … Continue reading

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Priscilla Elizabeth Bushman, b. 23 Jan 1858

On this day, Jacob Bushman’s wife Charlotte gave birth to their first child, a daughter born on a cold blustery night in southern Nevada.  The place was called Muddy, near the Muddy River in Iron County (see the map below).  They … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mary Ann Pain Holt Barker, my 2nd Great-Grandma!

Mary Ann Pain Holt Barker was born on this day in 1840, 176 years ago in Johnston City, Illinois, the daughter of James Holt and Mary Pain/Payne.   She was a young girl when her family joined the James Emett Company in … Continue reading

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Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes b. 9 Jan 1833

[This biographical sketch of the life of Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes, written by her brother, Martin Benjamin Bushman, in 1916, was found written in the Temple Record Book of their father, Jacob Bushman, pp. 6-10 ( FHL # 673266, item … Continue reading

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Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin b. 6 Jan 1898, d. 19 Feb 1959

“In Memory of a Precious Sister, Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin,” Written by Elsie Lundquist McNabb and edited by Wallace F. Gray. Our parents were devoted to the Church. They gave us a true religious background. We each had our regular … Continue reading

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Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Laemmlen!

This is my Great-great Grandfather from Grossgartach.  He was born 3 January 1863 in Grossgartach, Germany.  My grandpa Rudolf told me that his father worked about 25 acres of land, about 30 pieces scattered in a 1.5 mile radius around … Continue reading

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