Monthly Archives: August 2016

Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley d. 30 Aug 1847

And should we die before our journey’s through, Happy day! all is well! We then are free from toil and sorrow too; With the just we shall dwell. William Clayton penned these words to “Come, Come Ye Saints” while crossing … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Mitchell Davis, dear friend of Elizabeth Degen Bushman

In 1840 my 3rd Great-grandmother, Elizabeth Degen Bushman and her husband, Martin were taught the gospel of Jesus Christ in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania by a Mormon missionary named Elisha H. Davis.  Elisha served as a missionary for many years.  He … Continue reading

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Elisha Hildebrand Davis (1815-1898) Missionary to the Bushman Family

Elisha H. Davis was a missionary.  I love him.  In 1839 he left on a mission dressed in a pair of thin calf skin boots and suit of homemade clothing, without underclothes or overcoat.  He traveled on foot 300 miles … Continue reading

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A Glance at Lehi’s Dance Hall History

Julian Mercer | Guest Writer August 8, 2016 Main Street Lehi in 1908. First West (looking westward). The large building in the center is the Lehi Opera House, where much of the town’s social activity occured from 1887 to 1962. … Continue reading

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