Daily Archives: August 26, 2016

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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