Monthly Archives: February 2016

Frederick Turley b. 23 May 1832, d. 24 Feb. 1875

Frederick Turley was a brother to my Great-Great Grandmother, Charlotte Turley.  In a letter from Dr. Joseph Soll Turley, we learn this about Frederick, son of Theodore and Frances Turley: “His son Frederick had three daughters: Amelia, who was tall … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary Ann Pain Holt Barker, died 22 Feb. 1916, 100 years ago today

   One hundred years ago today my 2nd Great-Grandma died in Ogden, Utah. Obituary from the The Ogden Standard/Examiner, 23 Feb 1916: Mrs. Mary Ann Barker died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sarah E. Taylor, 84_, Washington … Continue reading

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Isaac Turley Letter, 20 February 1887

A copy of a letter written from “Casas grandus, Mexico,” on Febuary 20, 1887, by Isaac Turley to “William, Greenwood and Ann or Father and Mother Greenwood” was published in the May 1999 Theodore Turley Family Newsletter on page 5. … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman (b. 1841) Autobiography

Life Sketch of Martin Benjamin Bushman Written by Him 5 February 1925 When he was Eighty-Four Years Old Martin Benjamin Bushman was born 5 February 1841, in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, son of Martin and Elizabeth Degen, who was … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman b. 5 Feb 1841

This is a copy of the edited diary of John Bushman, which was copied by himself from the original diaries into a large journal during the later years of his life.  The book from which this typewritten copy was made … Continue reading

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