Charlotte Turley Bushman d. 1 November 1899 in Fairview, Utah

On November 1, 1899, Charlotte died from pneumonia. In a life sketch of his brother, written in 1915, four years before Jacob died, Martin Benjamin Bushman gives us an insight to the dear relationship shared by Charlotte and Jacob.

bushman-charlotte-turley-3Of Jacob he wrote, “he has been a true pioneer and has helped in the early settlement of five states namly Illinois Iowa Utah California and Arizona. He always done his full share of manuel labor in all the places he lived in every thing prospered with him in his new home at Fairview he was regaining his former financial standing and every thing look bright before him. Just then the trial of his life came upon him that was the Death of his dear wife who had bore him Ten Children and had been his help and support in all his trials and labors in redeeming new countries and in building homes she was a faithful wife and a loving Mother and always worked hard to help her husband and to care for her children. She like her husband had past through many tryals from her early childhood for the gospel sake. The loss of her was great to him but he felt that he might still do some good by kind and encourageing words to his chidren to help them along in the trials of life.”


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I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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2 Responses to Charlotte Turley Bushman d. 1 November 1899 in Fairview, Utah

  1. Joy Bradley says:

    I was almost named after grandma Charlotte. That would have been an honor.

  2. Debbie Housley says:

    I have truly enjoyed every story shared about this wonderful woman. I’m proud to say I’m related to such a fine woman.

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