Monthly Archives: January 2018

Elizabeth Graham b. 1844, first wife of Henry Fowles who later married Sarah Erminnie Bushman

Written by Peggy Stewart Mower A granddaughter of Charles William Fowles Elizabeth Graham was born 28 Jan. 1844 in Thurnscoe, Yorks, England. Her parents were Richard and Mary Woodcock Graham. Richard was the son of F. Nathaniel Graham and Catherine … Continue reading

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James Holt Obituary in The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, vol. 56, 1894

     Holt.– Teasdale, Wayne County, Utah, U. S. A., January 27, 1894, James Holt, nearly 90 years old. Deceased was born in North Carolina, U. S. A., February 10, 1804 He was baptized in 1839 and emigrated to Nauvoo … Continue reading

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James Holt: honest as the day is long. Obituary 1894

This obituary was written by William Alma Holt, son of James Holt. Deseret News April 18, 1894 page 3 JAMES HOLT Teasdale, Wayne County, Utah, April 9, 1894 – Not having seen a notice of the death of my father … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Carl Schaefer b. 23 Jan 1885, d. 28 Jan 1951, Grossgartach

Wilhelm Carl Schaefer was my Grandma’s only brother.  He and his father, Christof Wilhelm were both wonderful sculptors, with works all over Germany. Wilhelm Carl married Marie Hechtel. He died 28 January 1951 of Black Lung Disease, or TB from … Continue reading

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LeRoy Barker b. 18 January 1872, Ogden, son of William Barker and Mary Ann Pain Holt

LeRoy Barker son of William Barker and Mary Ann Pain Holt is the brother of my Great-grandmother, Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin. This history was compiled by Lynette Chugg Herlan, his great-granddaughter. LeRoy Barker was born on January 18, 1872 in Ogden, … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Holt Barker b. 11 January 1840, Johnston City, Illinois

Today is the birthday of my 2nd Great-grandmother, Mary Ann Pain/Payne Holt.  She was born 11 January 1840 in Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois. Here are some memories of her from her granddaughter, Florence Elizabeth Smith (1899-1990): I remember Grandma Barker … Continue reading

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Rufus Orrin Barker b. 11 Jan 1882, d. 5 March 1941, husband of Ella Isadora Bushman

  Bushman Family History by Newbern I. Butt, p. 22: Major occupation, farmer and poultryman. One year of college work at Snow College. Was watermaster at Fairview for 15 years. Active in Church choir, Sunday School teacher and in S.S. … Continue reading

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