Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lois Angeline Smith Bushman b. 25 January 1844, d. 19 September 1921

This history is found in Pioneer Women of Arizona by Roberta Flake Clayton. Privately Printed, Mesa, Arizona: [n.p.,] 1969. BX 8670.07 .C579p also Americana BX 8670.07 .C579p. Lois was the daughter of Dr. John Smith and Maria Foscue. She was … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley welcomes Rachel Ann Cordon to this world 24 January 1844

Alfred Cordon Journal January, 1844 My wife was confined and brought forth a Daughter. The house we lived in was a verry cold house, and a cold spell of weather coming on, she suffered verry much. She was took with … Continue reading

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Alfred Cordon Mentions Theodore Turley in his 1840 Missionary Journal

Alfred Cordon Journal Introduction Alfred Cordon becomes a significant force in the Staffordshire Potteries area. Six months after his baptism, Elder William Clayton leaves him in charge of the Church members in this area. Alfred spends many evenings and weekends … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mother Martha Worlton Bushman by Mrs. Eugene Bushman

Martha Worlton Bushman was the wife of Martin Benjamin Bushman.  This tribute was read at her funeral.  She died 20 Jan 1938 in Lehi, Utah. You are the kind of mother, it just seems to me That God, our Creator, … Continue reading

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Elwin Ewing Bushman b. 17 Jan 1918 and Genevieve Tanner b. 11 Jan 1918

From Unflinching Courage, by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 91-93. Elwin Ewing Bushman and Genevieve Tanner Elwin Bushman was born Jan. 17, who were among the original settlers of 1918 in Joseph City, Arizona. He is the … Continue reading

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Martha Spencer Bushman, Ranching in Garfield County

Heart Throbs of the West, Kate B. Carter, Vol.12, p.265 Escalante–One of the earliest pioneers was Philo Allen, Sr., who operated a ranch and dairy in upper Potato Valley in 1876. He came to Escalante in 1875 and brought the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen! b. 14 January 1930, Glendale, CA

Today is my mother’s birthday.  I hope she’s having a party somewhere, celebrating the time she had here on earth!

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