Monthly Archives: November 2017

William Barker b. 26 Dec 1833, d. 19 Nov 1902, Pleasant View, Utah

William Barker is my 2nd Great-grandfather.  He died on this day in 1902. The Standard, Ogden, Utah, Friday Evening, November 21, 1902 William Barker, one of the early settlers of Weber County, died at his home in Pleasant View, of … Continue reading

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Poems from Henry Clegg and his wife, Ann Lewis Clegg, November 1857

This acrostic[1] poem was composed by Henry Clegg for his wife, Ann Lewis Clegg, while he was stationed in Echo Canyon, during the time Johnston’s Army was advancing on Utah in 1857-1858.  Henry married Ann Lewis in Salt Lake on … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman 1871 Mission to Pennsylvania

From Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p. 785: BUSHMAN, JACOB (son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen), Born July 27, 1830, in Lancaster county, Pa. Came to Utah October, 1851. Married Charlotte Turley March 2, 1857, San Bernardino, Cal. … Continue reading

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George Bushman Lundquist b. 10 Nov 1908, m. Mildred Pugmire b. 15 June 1911

George Bushman was the son of Emanuel Richard Lundquist and Grace Honor Bushman, my great-grandparents.  He married Mildred Pugmire, who was the daughter of Harriet Barker Smuin, a sister to my great-grandfather John Smuin on the other side of the … Continue reading

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A Dog and a Dagger in the Moonlight

The Mormon Colonies in Mexico, by Thomas C. Romney, pp. 323-330. A Dagger in the Moonlight Two of my older brothers, Miles and George had leased a portion of the Williams’ ranch adjacent to Cave Valley in northern Chihuahua, hoping … Continue reading

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Edward Franklin Turley, November 1897: Power to heal the sick

From the Deseret News 1897:

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Roy Emanuel Lundquist, Missionary Letters November 1922 – May 1923, German-Swiss Mission

Roy’s Letters while on his mission: Part 1 (Letters 1-5, November 7, 1922, to January 3, 1923) Roy served in the German-Swiss Mission from 1922-1924.  Excerpts are from his letters, mostly to his sister [my grandmother] Ruby Grace Lundquist. Letters are … Continue reading

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