Monthly Archives: April 2016

Effie May Bills Bushman b. 16 April 1879, d. 5 Jan 1957

Effie May Bills by Lavern Stewart I remember Grandmother Bushman best for her homemade cookies, root beer and sweet advice. “Don’t step in a cow pie,” she would say, “as you might get some splashed on you too.” And again … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Charlotte Turley Bushman b. 15 April 1840

Today is the birthday of my beloved Great-grandmother, Charlotte. The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 474-478 Charlotte Turley Bushman There had been much illness in Nauvoo when the Saints had fled from Far West, Missouri in 1839. Commerce (later named … Continue reading

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Isaac Turley, Jr. b. 11 April 1888, Colonia Juarez, Mexico

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 437-443 I, Isaac Turley, Jr., was born on April 11, 1888 to Clara Ann Tolton and Isaac Turley, Sr. in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. I was my mother’s tenth child, and the first child … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley born 215 years ago today!

Today is the 215th Birthday of Theodore Turley, my 3rd Great-Grandpa.  Sometimes I have a bad day.  Sometimes it’s hard to be away from home and family and friends.  Sometimes I complain or don’t notice all the blessings I am … Continue reading

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Remembering William Turley, father of Theodore

Here is what I’ve been told about Theodore Turley’s father, William, who died on this day in 1841. Theodore Turley’s Father and Grandfather Theodore’s father, William Turley, at that time was a member of a Royal Battn [Battalion?], so he was … Continue reading

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Remembering Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin Bushman b. 4 April 1843

Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin Bushman was the wife of Martin Benjamin Bushman, brother to my great-grandpa Jacob Bushman.  You can read about her mother in the previous post. Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 3, p.545-546: Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin was born April 4, … Continue reading

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Remembering Laura Hotchkiss Goodwin b. 3 April 1813, d. 6 May 1846

   Martin Benjamin Bushman, brother to my Great-Grandpa Jacob Bushman, was married to Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin in 1863.  Her mother was Laura Hotchkiss Goodwin who was born 3 April 1813.  Her story is a sad one.  In 1846, she and her … Continue reading

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