Monthly Archives: March 2018

Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen, Germany to America 1929

My Grandma, Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen, came to America as a bride in 1929.  She had lived before in Peoria, Illinois, working for a family there for several years as a house maid.  After returning to her home in Grossgartach, Germany, … Continue reading

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Elsa Laemmlen’s Flower Garden

Today is my Grandma Elsa’s 122nd Birthday!  Here is one of my favorite photos of her: I don’t remember ever seeing Grandma out working in her garden, and I was at her house almost every day of my growing up … Continue reading

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Christof Wilhelm Schaefer and Susanne Fritz Family Record, Grossgartach

Today is my Grandma Elsa’s birthday.  She was born 30 March 1895 in Grossgartach.  Here is her family’s record from the Church books in Grossgartach. Her parents are Christof Wilhelm Schaefer, son of Johann Jacob Schaefer and Susanna Widenmaier; and … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman Escorts Major Jacob Harrod Holeman, Indian Agent, to Carson Valley in the Spring of 1852

At the young age of 22, Jacob Bushman, the oldest son of Martin and Elizabeth Bushman, left his family in Lehi Utah and headed West.  His family had crossed the plains and arrived in Utah in 1851.  Jacob was off … Continue reading

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Edward Franklin Turley b. 26 March 1869, d. 7 November 1940

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 287-290 The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 287-290 Edward Franklin Turley was born to Isaac and Clara Ann Tolton Turley on March 26, 1869 in Beaver City, Utah. He moved with his family from … Continue reading

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Biographical Sketch of Margaret Laura Zimmerman Bushman (26 March 1858-14 June 1933)

Margaret Zimmerman Bushman was born in Lehi, March 26, 1858, the daughter of John and Harriet Laura Lamb Zimmerman. She was the fourth child in a family of eleven. She was born in a log house but while still a … Continue reading

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Donald Erickson Westover b. 1906, son of Maren “Adele” Bushman

The Bushman Family History by Newbern Butt, p. 185 Donald was born 25 March 1906 in St. Joseph, Arizona. Residence: Wickenburg, Flagstaff, Clarkdale and Yuma, Arizona. Standard Oil Distributor, Yuma, Arizona. President of Kiwanis Club in Yuma. Mission to Southern … Continue reading

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