Daily Archives: November 9, 2016

“We done the best we could.” Martin and Elizabeth Bushman bury their daughter Elizabeth on the trail.

On 1 April 1843, Jacob Bushman penned the following in his autobiography: We traded off one of our horses for a yoke of oxen and started for Council Bluff with six sick children, all in one wagon, all down with … Continue reading

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