Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ruth Jane Giles, 5th Wife of Theodore Turley

Theodore Turley married Ruth Jane Giles on 18 June 1850 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She was born 29 June 1812 in Marble Head, Essex, Massachusetts to Samuel and Elisabeth Giles. Ruth married Theodore Turley in Salt Lake City on 18 … Continue reading

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Arthur Laemmlen and Grace Helen Smuin wed 26 June 1954

Today is the anniversary of my parents’ wedding day.  Here is an excerpt from my mother’s personal history, written in 1989: Art and I were married June 26, 1954, in the Chapel of Roses in Pasadena, California. It was a … Continue reading

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Carl Jacob Lundquist (1900-1918)

One of the boys in this class room of students is Carl Lundquist, the brother of my grandmother Ruby.  Their family lived in the avenues of Salt Lake City at 579 Fifth Avenue. His life tragically ended on this day … Continue reading

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Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley b. 22 June 1800

Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley was born on this day in 1800 in Birmingham, England. She is my 3rd Great-grandmother and was the wife of Theodore Turley.  Both she and Theodore (b. 10 April 1801, chr. 29 May 1801) were christened … Continue reading

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A Note About Finding Family Histories on this Blog

I’ve been slowly moving stories and histories to this blog from my personal blog called Ann’s Words, which you can find it here: In the future, I’ll posting more of the family histories here on Ann’s Stories.  I love it when … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Degen Leftwich (1810-1910)

I’ve been reading John Bushman’s history and just discovered a branch of the family I didn’t know about.  Johann Casper Degen was my 4th Great-grandpa.  He married Anna Maria Graff b. 15 or 16 May 1768 in Holstein, Basel, Switzerland. … Continue reading

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Remembering Grace Honor Bushman Lundquist, b. 15 June 1873

This is my Great-grandmother, Grace.  My mother and grandmother are named after her. Biography by Elsie Gladys Lundquist McNabb Saye, daughter. (Written in 1998) My mother was very beautiful, intelligent and a truly gifted woman. As I remember her when … Continue reading

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