Monthly Archives: May 2018

Life Sketch by Frank “Wayne” Bushman (1918-2016)

Wayne would have celebrated his 100th Birthday today! I was born May 13, 1918 at Lehi, Utah to John M. And Elfreda Farquharson Bushman. My father was a dry farmer. We had some irrigated land to raise hay for the … Continue reading

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Spring of 1854, the Grasshoppers Came to Lehi

The Martin Bushman family crossed the plains with the Kelsey Company in 1851, and arrived in Lehi Utah in the Spring. From the Bushman Family History Book: They felt that they were greatly blessed when they were able to start … Continue reading

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Bar Cleared Out When Tom and His Snake Came In

Deseret News July 19, 1977 – Today Section First of a Series by Eva Cragun Heiner The following story was written by Mrs. Heiner’s Brother, Mormon Cragun, many years ago. Born in 1880, he told it to his children and … Continue reading

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Sarah Ellen Clift Turley b. 3 May 1817, d. 4 March 1847, Winter Quarters

Sarah Ellen Clift is the daughter of Robert Clift and Elizabeth Cantle.  She was born 3 May 1817 in Clifton Gloucestershire, England. Sarah Ellen was married to Mr. Selwyn, later divorced. Theodore Turley and Sarah Ellen Clift were married 26 April … Continue reading

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Ann John Lewis b. 3 May 1818: Celebrating 200th Birthday!

Ann John Lewis is my husband John’s Great-great Grandmother.  She was born 200 years ago today in Cardiff, Wales.Memorial headstone for Ann John Lewis at St. John’s in Cardiff, Wales When Ann John was born on May 3, 1818, her … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Zehner, b. 1 May 1788 in Grossgartach

Here is the 1788 birth entry for my 3rd Great-grandmother, Anna Maria Zehner, daughter of Johann Christoph Zehner from Grossgartach and Anna Maria Ries from Emmendingen.  Anna Maria was their 3rd of 8 children, all daughters, but one (the son … Continue reading

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