The Martin & Elizabeth Bushman Children

Bushman, Jacob, John, Martin B., Sarah, Elias Albert

Elizabeth Degen Bushman, my 3rd Great-grandmother died on this day, 21 May, in 1878 in Lehi, Utah at age 75.  She left a wonderful posterity.  Of her 10 children, 3 died as young children and 2 died crossing the plains in 1846.

Here are the 5 children of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen Bushman who lived to adulthood.  Bottom left:  Jacob Bushman, Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes, Elias Albert Bushman.  Top left:  John Bushman, Martin Bushman.

These sons and daughter had 69 children!

We remember and celebrate our dear Elizabeth today.degen-elizabeth-portrait2015-5-memorial-day-162015-5-memorial-day-15

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About annlaemmlenlewis

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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