Monthly Archives: October 2016

Remembering Mom. Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen d. 31 October 1998

Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen Obituary written by John C. Lewis Funeral held November 4, 1998 Grace Helen Smuin Laemmien, age 68, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and daughter, left us unexpectedly on one of her favorite holidays–Halloween–October 31, 1998. We will … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman d. 31 October 1927

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Martin B. Bushman Cultivating Beets at age 86!

Martin Benjamin Bushman died 31 October 1927 when he was 86 years old.  He was looking pretty good that year!  (This photo hangs in a display in the Lehi Museum.) A letter written by Martin B. Bushman to his daughter, … Continue reading

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Lewis Jacob Bushman, LDS Missionary dies of Typhoid Fever

Lewis Jacob Bushman, son of Martin Benjamin Bushman and Lucinda Ladelia Goodwin was born 10 December 1872 in Lehi, Utah.  He died in Kentucky on 31 October 1897 while serving a mission there.  He was 25 years old.  Martha Spencer … Continue reading

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John Richard b. 1880 and Ida Fox Sabey b. 1879

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 481 John Richard Sabey was born October 29, 1880 in Lehi, Utah. He married Ida Fox in the Salt Lake Temple on November 15, 1905. Ida was born November 1, 1879, in Lehi to Alfred … Continue reading

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Otto Eduard Meisel b. 25 October 1853, Cainsdorf, Zwickau, Germany

This is Otto Eduard Meisel, Great-grandfather of my husband, John. John Conley Lewis < Catherine Elizabeth Conley < Charlotte Christine Meisel < Otto Eduard MeiselOtto is the 3rd from the leftCainsdorf from the west When Otto Eduard Meisel was born … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Grandpa John Dean Lewis! b. 22 October 1916

    John’s Father, John Dean Lewis was born Oct. 22, 1916, in Spanish Fork, UT, the youngest of four children, to Frederick and Sarah Jane “Sadye” Lewis. On Aug. 8, 1941, he married his sweetheart, Catherine “Peggy” Conley in the Logan … Continue reading

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John Dean Lewis b. 22 October 1916, Spanish Fork, Utah 100th Birthday!

Today is Grandpa John’s 100th Birthday!  He was born in Spanish Fork to Frederick and Sarah Jane “Sadye” Lewis.  He married his sweetheart, Peggy in 1941 and they had 9 fabulous children.    John was athletic, loving to play baseball, … Continue reading

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Frederick Barker, Oral History, Life with Indians

On this October day, the Barkers (my 3rd Great-grandparents) arrived in the Utah Valley.  Here is an oral history that tells of their encounters with the Ute Indians. When we first came to Utah or the Valley on October 20, … Continue reading

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Theodore Martin Bushman b. 20 Oct 1863, d. 29 Jul 1937

     The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 494 Theodore Martin Bushman was born Oct. 20, 1863 In Lehi, Utah to Charlotte Turley and Jacob Bushman. He married Elizabeth Morilla Lambson on Nov. 13, 1885 in the St. George Temple. … Continue reading

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