Monthly Archives: June 2017

Rachel Holt Cottam b. 14 June 1856

Rachel Holt was born June 14th 1856 at North Ogden, Utah to James Holt and Parthenia Overton Holt. Her parents were converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in its early days. While living in Johnson County, … Continue reading

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Zechariah Davis Wilson, Missionary converts James Holt in 1839

James Holt was born on 10 February 1804 in Halifax County, North Carolina, to Jesse and Elizabeth Davis Holt. He married Mary Pain in 1830. She died in 1845 and that same year he married Parthenia Overton. He became a … Continue reading

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Michael Clarke b. 12 June 1832, England

  The following is a sketch of the life of Michael Clark as told by his daughter, Sarah Ann Clark Rudd. Michael Clark, my father, went to a tailor in London to have a suit made. That tailor was Aunt … Continue reading

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Leonhard “Heinrich” Lämmle, “Sad Death Notice” 11 June 1868, Grossgartach

Here is the sad death notice (above) and the death entry in the church books (below) for my 2nd Great-grandfather, Leonhard “Heinrich” Lämmle, who was born 9 December 1836 in Brackenheim and died 11 June 1868 in Grossgartach of pleurisy. … Continue reading

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Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen Funeral 9 June 1988, Reedley California

Today is the anniversary of my Grandma’s funeral in Reedley, California in 1988.  I love my family and friends who surrounded her life.   Laemmlen Family Gatherings after the funeral: Ann and Riana Laemmlen: Rudolf and Elsa sons and families: … Continue reading

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Henry Dittmore b. 1836, d. 1893

   EXCERPTS FROM LIFE SKETCH OF HENRY DITTMORE (1836-1893) PIONEER OF 1855, HUSBAND OF RACHEL SMUIN Written by his daughter, Eliza D. Call: Waldorf Church Henry Dittmore was born June 8, 1836, at Waldorf a/Werra Saxmeininger, Germany. The son of George Nicolas … Continue reading

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Bushman Family History as Recorded by John Bushman in his Journal

Today is John Bushman’s Birthday.  He was born 7 June 1843 in Nauvoo, Illinois.  John was a wonderful record keeper.  We are grateful for the history he recorded in his journals of his ancestors and of his family. Here is … Continue reading

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