Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes b. 9 Jan 1833, “Good Samaritan” of pioneer communities

Bushman Family History by Newbern I. Butt, p. 54 Sarah was nine years old when the family made the first long trek from Lancaster County Penn. to Nauvoo, and was thirteen when they left Nauvoo for Western Iowa. Therefore she … Continue reading

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Lenore June Barker Farley b. 16 June 1867, d. 9 January 1943, Ogden, Utah

Lenore is a sister to my Great-grandmother, Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin. The Ogden Standard-Examiner; 11, 1943 Obituary for LENORA B. FARLEY Mrs. Lenora Barker Farley, 69, widow of Simeon Farley, died Saturday evening in Los Angeles, where she had resided … Continue reading

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Ruby Grace Smuin b. 6 January 1898, Salt Lake City

My mother, Grace Helen Smuin, wrote this about her mother, Ruby, my Great-grandmother: My mother, Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin, was born in Salt Lake City January 6, 1898. She was a gentle, loving and caring lady. All loved her. I … Continue reading

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Amelia Sophia Turley Carter b. 4 January 1857, daughter of Frederick Turley

Frederick Turley was a brother to my Great-Great Grandmother, Charlotte Turley. In a letter from Dr. Joseph Soll Turley, we learn this about Frederick’ daughter, Amelia Sophia:  “His son Frederick had three daughters: Amelia, who was tall and stately and … Continue reading

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Jacob “Lee” Barker b. 4 Jan 1907, d. 29 Nov 1970

Jacob Lee Barker is the little boy in the middle at the table: The Theodore Turley Family Book pp. 529-530 Jacob Lee was born Jan. 4, 1907 at Fairview, Utah, the third child born to Rufus Orrin and Ella Isadora … Continue reading

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Harold Edwin Lundquist: An Autobiography (1910-1979)

By: Shaun Hunley · 12 October 2014 · The following was written by my grandfather, Harold Edwin Lundquist, in 1976: After having telephoned my daughter BJ in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 31, 1976, at 9:00 PM and also having been … Continue reading

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Emma Seraphine West Smith b. 3 January 1836, Tennessee

Pioneer Women by Roberta Flake Clayton. Privately Printed, Mesa, Arizona: [n.p.,] 1969. BX 8670.07 .C579p also Americana BX 8670.07 .C579p, pp. 584-588. Emma Seraphine West Smith is the mother-in-law of Maria Elizabeth Bushman Smith. Emma Seraphine West Smith The West’s … Continue reading

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