Monthly Archives: September 2016

Ann Blygh b. 8 Feb 1802, d. 18 September 1876

Ann Blygh is my 3rd Great-grandma.  Here is a history submitted by Virginia Woodward to the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Nora H. Lund Historian, South Center Salt Lake County. Ann Bligh (Blygh) was born 8 Feb. 1802 at Tibenham, Norfolk, … Continue reading

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The Bushman Family in Nauvoo

From The story of Elizabeth Degen Bushman by Richard D. Kirkham 4/4/1995 Martin and Elizabeth sold their possessions in Pennsylvania at a great sacrifice, providing little more than a team and wagon and the provisions they would need to take a … Continue reading

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Ida Roxana Bushman Anderson 14 Sept 1879 – 28 April 1970

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 509 Nestled close to the banks of Utah Lake is the picturesque little town of Lehi, Utah where Ida Roxana Bushman was born September 14, 1879. She was the daughter of Jacob and Charlotte … Continue reading

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Ida Roxana Bushman Anderson b. 14 Sept 1879, d. 28 April 1970

Biography of Ida Roxana Bushman by Elden LaVern Stewart Ida is his great aunt. Elden is the son of Nancy Charlotte Bushman Stewart and Angus Lamoni Stewart (stepson of Evan J. Ruesch or Rousch.) When Elden was asked to participate … Continue reading

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Jonathan Turley b. 13 September 1842, Nauvoo

Theodore and Frances’s youngest son, Jonathan Turley was born on this day in 1842 in Nauvoo.  His birth and death are recorded by Theodore in this Family Memorial.  The transcription is below. Family Memorial April 10th ____ Theodore Turley Born … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Degen Bushman (1802-1878)

  Elizabeth Degen Bushman Written January 10, 1920, by her son, Martin as a token of respect for his parents. Elizabeth Degen was born September 12, 1802 in Holstein and Tacknais, (Baselland) Bazeland, Switzerland. She is the son of John Casper … Continue reading

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Franklin Smuin b. 11 September 1893, d. 6 April 1959

Today is the birthday of my grandfather, Franklin Smuin.  I was born 5 January 1959 in Reedley, CA.  Franklin and Ruby Smuin were my mother’s parents.  Grandma Ruby died of breast cancer on the 6th of February a month after … Continue reading

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