Monthly Archives: November 2016

George Smuin b. 11 Nov 1844, Eaton Bray

George’s older brother, John Smuin b. 1820, is my 2nd Great-grandpa. BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE SMUIN (1844-1913) PIONEER OF 1864 Arrived in Salt Lake City, 6 December 1864. (Ralph Dewey Smuin was a great admirer of his father, George Smuin. For … Continue reading

Posted in Family History, Smuin Family | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Bushman Family, Family History | Leave a comment

John Dean Lewis d. 6 November 2001, Orem, Utah

Obituary: John Dean Lewis Published: Thursday, Nov. 8 2001 John Dean Lewis, age 85, passed away November 6, 2001, at home, surrounded by loving family members. John was born Oct. 22, 1916, in Spanish Fork, UT, the youngest of four … Continue reading

Posted in Family History | Leave a comment

Obituary of Frederick Barker d. 4 Nov 1866, North Ogden, Utah

Frederick Barker and Ann Bligh Barker with four children, Matilda, Mary Ann, James and Sarah, also Frederick’s brother, George and family, sailed from England March 23, 1830, in the “New Brunswick”, an old English war vessel equipped with armament. They … Continue reading

Posted in Barker Family, Family History | Leave a comment

Hannah Brandham Williams, Straw Plaiter

A brief sketch of her life by Audrey Nelson Hannah Brandham Williams (a brief sketch of her life by Audrey Nelson) Hannah was born on November 1, 1843 in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, the first of six children born to … Continue reading

Posted in Family History, Smuin Family | 1 Comment

Hannah Brandham Williams b. 1 November 1842, Eaton Bray, England

Hannah Brandham was born at Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England 1 November 1843. She was the daughter of Mary Smuin and John Brandham, one of five children. The other children were Jabez, Jessie, Naomi and Elizabeth. The 1851 England Census for … Continue reading

Posted in Family History, Smuin Family | Leave a comment

Charlotte Turley Bushman b. 15 April 1840, d. 1 Nov 1899

I believe in guardian angels.  I believe Charlotte Turley Bushman is one of mine.  I love her and have often felt her near me.  She died on this day in 1899 at the age of 59, not much older than … Continue reading

Posted in Family History, Turley Family | 1 Comment