Monthly Archives: May 2016

Frederick Lewis b. 29 May 1844, Cardiff, Wales

From Our Pioneer Heritage by Kate B. Carter, pp. 413-415 The Mormons from Scotland and Wales Stalwart Citizen Frederick Lewis, the son of John A. And Ann John Lewis, was born May 29th, 1844 in the port city of Cardiff, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Frederick Turley b. 23 May 1832, Churchville, Ontario

   The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 80 Frederick Turley Frederick Turley, son of Theodore Turley and Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley, was born on May 23, 1832 in Yorks, Ontario, Canada. On June 1, 1856 he married Amelia Louise Council … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Degen Bushman d. 21 May 1878 in Lehi, Utah

This is the day my 3rd Great-Grandmother, Elizabeth Degen Bushman died in Lehi, Utah, after a short illness.  She was in her 76th year. Here is an account of her life found in Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 6, p.485-486: Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Funeral of Mrs. Grace Honor Bushman Lundquist, d. 1912

This is my Great-grandmother who died on this day in 1912. Deseret Evening News May 21, 1912, p. 14 FHL # 26,985 FUNERAL OF MRS. LUNDQUIST Bishop George H. Wallace Presides at Service in Twenty-first Ward Funeral services for Mrs. … Continue reading

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Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen

On this Mother’s Day, I am remembering my mother, who was a quiet and private person who didn’t open her heart to me, but looking back, I see the influence she had on my life.  Below are the comments I … Continue reading

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Tragedy on the Ship Brooklyn 6 May 1846

In 1846 a tragedy occurred on a ship that set sail from New York, bound for California.  My 2nd great-granduncle (brother to my great great grandpa Jacob Bushman) would later marry Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin, who was on that ship with … Continue reading

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