Monthly Archives: November 2016

History of Lehi published in 1913 biographies of Martin, Martin Benjamin and John Bushman

Here are some wonderful histories about our Bushman ancestors.  The text from History of Lehi’s Biographical Section are below. MARTIN BUSHMAN Martin Bushman was born April 1, 1802, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Abraham and Esther … Continue reading

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Emma Wootton Kirkham b. 28 Nov 1852, Eaton Bray

EMMA WOOTTON KIRKHAM by her daughter, Wanda Kirkham, 1960 Emma Wootton was born at Sumersley, Eaton Bray, Berkshire, England on November 28, 1852 to Thomas and Ruth Smuin Wootton. [Her mother, Ruth, was my 2nd Great-grandpa John’s sister.] At the … Continue reading

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Esther Ann “Hetty” Bushman b. 28 Nov 1845, Nauvoo, d. 19 Oct 1846, Iowa

On this day in 1846, Hetty Bushman, was born in this home in Nauvoo.  She was the sister of Jacob Bushman, who was 15 when she was born. Below is the entry made in their father’s Family Bible: Little Hetty died … Continue reading

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Luise Christina Böhringer b. 26 November 1806, Neckarwestheim

My 3rd Great-grandma, Luise Christina Böhringer was born on this 26th day of November in 1806 in Neckarwestheim, about half an hour from Leingarten (Grossgartach) where her husband, Johann Leonhart Schott was born and raised.  He was 31 and she … Continue reading

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Isaac Turley b. 22 November 1837, Churchville, Upper Canada

The Theodore Turley family were living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the time of Isaac Turley’s birth, 22 November 1837. Soon after his birth, the family were converted to Mormonism through the efforts of Parley P. Pratt, Isaac Russell, and … Continue reading

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Elias Albert Bushman, Missionary to Southern California 1896-97

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 2, p.284 Bushman, Elias Albert, an alternate member of the High Council in the Alpine Stake of Zion, is a son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Deagek [Degen] and was born Dec. 6, 1849, … Continue reading

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Alvin Hope Turley 13 Nov 1855-29 May 1872

ALVIN HOPE TURLEY by Mary Ann Turley Clements Alvin Hope Turley was born November 13, 1855 in San Bernardino, California. He was the youngest of Theodore Turley’s children, born to Theodore’s fifth wife, Ruth Jane Giles. Theodore and Ruth were … Continue reading

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