Monthly Archives: March 2017

Jacob and Charlotte Bushman: “Prepare to meet us in heaven.”

In a country cemetery in Fairview Utah stands a pioneer headstone with Jacob and Charlotte Bushman’s names on it.  The monument stone no longer stands straight, but the sentiments on the stone are sure. The first time I found their … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman Land Homestead Record in Fairview 1895

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Ada Flory Lundquist, d. 22 March 1973

Ada Flory married my great-grandpa, Emanuel Richard Lundquist in 1913 after my great-grandma Grace Honor Bushman Lundquist died at age 38, leaving seven young children motherless.  She was a wonderful woman who cared for our family. She died on this … Continue reading

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Lewis Conley, b. 20 March 1860

Here is a photo of my husband John’s Great-Grandpa, Lewis Conley who was born on this day in 1860 in Waterloo, Randolph, Illinois.  Below is an interesting story from his life. Transcribed from Denver Post, September 23, 1904, Page 9, … Continue reading

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Peggy Lewis delivers 16.5 lbs of Twins! 19 March 1963, Mesa, Arizona

At age 43, my mother-in-law, Peggy Lewis, delivered twins on this day in 1963.  Combined, they weighed in at 16.5 pounds!  David weighed 7 plus and Diana weighed 9 plus pounds.  I might add they were breach and the doctor … Continue reading

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Jacob Isaac Bushman b. 16 March 1876, Lehi Utah

Jacob Isaac Bushman By Elden LaVern Stewart (grandson)        Grandfather Jacob Isaac Bushman met Effie May Bills at Springville, Utah where the Bills had homesteaded in Mapleton Canyon. Not much is remembered by the children about their courtship days, … Continue reading

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Daughters of Theodore and Frances Turley

These women are my 2nd Great-great Aunts: Sarah Elizabeth Turley Franklin, b. 24 September 1835 in Churchville, Ontario, Canada Mary Ann Turley Cook, b. 13 July 1827, Toronto, Canada Priscilla Rebecca Turley Lyman, b. 1 July 1829, Toronto, Canada Below … Continue reading

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