Monthly Archives: July 2016

Charlotte Amanda Bushman Sabey b. 31 July 1860, Lehi, Utah

     The Theodore Turley Family Book p. 479: Charlotte Amanda Bushman was born July 31, 1860 in Lehi, Utah. She was a daughter of Jacob and Charlotte Turley Bushman. She was married to John Sabey in the Endowment House … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman b. 27 July 1830 in Lampeter, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

This is farm country in West Lampeter, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, near where my 2nd Great-Grandpa, Jacob Bushman was born on this day in 1830. Here is some information about the Bushman family in Lancaster County: In the spring of 1840 … Continue reading

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Biological Sketch of Jacob Bushman

[This biographical sketch of the life of Jacob Bushman, written by his brother, Martin Benjamin Bushman ca. 1915, was found written in the Temple Record Book of their father, Jacob Bushman, pp. 12-15 ( FHL # 673266, item 11). It … Continue reading

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Nauvoo: “The worst enemy we found here. . .”

I’ve spent a good deal of time in libraries and archives reading journals and histories of people who lived near where my ancestors lived.  Theodore Turley and his family lived in Nauvoo, where they were the Prophet Joseph Smith’s neighbors. … Continue reading

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“Mr., what graveyard have you been robbing?”

During the spring and summer of 1839, the Saints gathered to Commerce, latter called Nauvoo, and settled on land purchased by the Church authorities. Theodore recorded: We arrived in Commerce, Illinois, in the Spring of 1839. It being a new … Continue reading

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Archie Levon Bushman (19 July 1905-30 May 1967)

Memory of daughter-in-law Betty M. Bushman – July 2014 Hi, grandchildren, Through the stories I send you, you are learning a little bit about your ancestors and seem to enjoy doing that. My story today is about an angel driving … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman’s 1851 Conversion to Mormonism Mentioned in this 1877 Lancaster Newspaper

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