Monthly Archives: December 2018

Susanna Widenmaier b. 31 December 1824, Grossgartach

Susanna Widenmaier is my 2nd Great-grandmother.  She was born on this day in 1824 in Grossgartach, the daughter of Johann Gottfried Widenmaier and Agnes Johanna Kaiser. Here is her 1824 birth entry: Susanna married Johann Jakob Schaefer 17 June 1845 … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Häring b. 28 December 1805

Here is the birth entry for my 3rd Great-grandmother, Anna Maria Häring, who was born 28 December 1805 in Biberach, Wuerttemberg, Germany.  She was the daughter of Johann Michael and Katharina Walther Häring, the last of 6 children. On 11 … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley Advertises in the Nauvoo Neighbor, 27 Dec 1843

On 27 December 1843, Theodore Turley placed the following advertisement in the Nauvoo Neighbor.  On March 10th of that year, Joseph Smith told Theodore that he had no objection to his building a brewery in Nauvoo. Theodore Turley begs leave … Continue reading

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William Barker b. 26 December 1833, LeRay, Jefferson County, New York

William Barker is my 2nd Great-grandfather.  He was born on this day in 1833. William Barker’s father, Frederick Barker sailed from England to America on 23 March 1830 with  his siblings, George, Frederick, James and Harriet Barker Jarrell and their … Continue reading

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Gladys Bushman b. 24 December 1910

From Unflinching Courage, pp. 129-130 Gladys Bushman and Cecil Carmack Gladys Bushman Carmack is the daughter of John L. and Etna Cooper Bushman and the granddaughter of Bishop John and Mary Bushman who were among the original settlers of Joseph … Continue reading

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Alonzo Ewing Bushman and Edith Smith

From Unflinching Courage by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 88-89 Alonzo E. Bushman was born in St. Joseph (now Joseph City), Arizona Dec. 21, 1885. He is the son of John Bushman and Lois Angeline Smith, who were … Continue reading

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Harvey Cluff Turley b. 16 December 1901

From Unflinching Courage, by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards pp. 598-599 Harvey Cluff Turley, the grandson of Isaac Turley and Sarah Greenwood, who were among the early settlers, was born in Colonia Garcia, Mexico, on December 16, 1901. … Continue reading

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