Monthly Archives: September 2017

Happy Anniversary Rudolf & Elsa Laemmlen! m. 28 Sept 1929, Grossgartach and their Honeymoon Trip to America

These are my Grandparents who began their life together with a Honeymoon trip to America.  Rudolf & Elsa grew up across the street from each other, but never really met until after both had come to America, then returned to … Continue reading

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Sarah Ann Cook Harris b. 26 Sept 1863, daughter of Mary Ann Turley Cook

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 62 Sarah Ann Cook, daughter of John James and Mary Ann Turley Cook, was born September 26, in Los Angeles, California. She married Charles John Harris, son of John Harris and Catherine Clark Harris, … Continue reading

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Sarah Elizabeth Turley Franklin b. 24 September 1835, Churchville, Canada

 1850 Utah Census, Sarah is 15 years old: In 1852 she is in the California State Census: Name Sarah Turley Event Type Census Event Date 1852 Event Place Los Angeles, California Gender Female Age 18 Birthplace Canada Birth Year (Estimated) … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley, Ordained High Priest in Nauvoo 24 September 1843

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The Missionary Wives and Parents Organization

Lehi, Centennial History, Hamilton Gardner, The Lehi Pioneer Committee, 1913. by Lorena G. Abbott In July 1897, eleven women, whose husbands were serving as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met at the suggestion of Amanda … Continue reading

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Martin Isaac “Mart” Bushman d. 24 Sept 1933

   PROVO–Martin Isaac Bushman, 67. former Provo city school teacher and police officer, died Sunday night at the family residence, 133 East First North street, as the result of a paralytic stroke suffered a year ago. Mr. Bushman Mr. Bushman … Continue reading

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A Mole in a Milk Carton

Show and Tell was a pretty big deal when I was in 3rd grade at Windsor School. I don’t remember many of the things my classmates brought to school, but I’ve never forgotten a couple of things I took. Once … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley to Elder Woodruff and Elder Pratt: “I would do your cooking and wait on you”

On this day, Theodore Turley left on his mission to England.  Here is how he came to accompany Elder John Taylor and Elder Wilford Woodruff: From THE JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR archives, pp. 622-623: In the “Life of John Taylor” is related an … Continue reading

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Agnes Reed Ferguson b. 21 September 1843, Airdrie, Scotland

Agnes Reed Ferguson is the great-grandmother of my husband, John Conley Lewis. From Our Pioneer Heritage by Kate B. Carter, pp. 413-415 The Mormons from Scotland and Wales Stalwart Citizen Frederick Lewis, the son of John A. And Ann John … Continue reading

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Dad’s Clothes

Today is my Dad’s 87th Birthday!  I am remembering how he’s looked to me through the years. In most of my memories of Dad he is wearing a gray short-sleeved work shirt with a few grease spots on the front, … Continue reading

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