Monthly Archives: March 2019

Alonzo Donnell Rhodes, Settler in Lehi, Utah, Husband of Sarah Ann Bushman

Wayne Clark posted on Lehi Historical Society and Archives Facebook Page: 20 Jan 2018: EARLIEST SETTLERS IN THE LEHI CITY FORT: Block 8(26). Lot 1. Alonzo Donnell Rhodes (1824-1893) of Trumbull County, Ohio, received the Mayor’s deed for Lot 1 … Continue reading

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A Lewis Family Gathering

It occurred to me this week that I’m so busy looking for stories and histories and documents and photos of people in my family’s past, that sometimes I neglect the present, and those in our family now.  We had a … Continue reading

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Margaret Zimmerman Bushman b. 26 March 1858, Lehi, Utah

History of Lehi, p. 697 Published by the Lehi Pioneer Committee Written by Hamilton Gardner The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1913, p. 697 Margaret Z. Bushman was born in Lehi, the daughter of John and Harriet Lamb Zimmerman. … Continue reading

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Frederick Barker b. 26 March 1876, North Ogden, Utah

Fred is the son of Henry Barker. Henry’s brother, William is my 2nd Great-grandpa. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 3, p.307 Barker, Frederick, Bishop of North Ogden (Ogden Stake), Weber county, Utah, was born March 26, 1876, at North … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman died 100 Years ago Today

My 2nd Great-grandfather, Jacob Bushman died 100 years ago today on 25 March 1919 in Fairview, Utah.  He lived 88 years beginning his life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and … Continue reading

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John Bushman Cuts the First Logs for Dam on the Little Colorado Early 1876

Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 9, p.165 Joseph City is beautifully located on the brow of a hill overlooking the Little Colorado River. Early in 1876 about 200 families were called from Utah by the Church authorities to locate new settlements … Continue reading

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Sarah Elizabeth Turley Franklin Died 24 March 1914, Colton, San Bernardino, CA

Sarah Elizabeth Turley was the 7th of 10 children of Theodore Turley and Frances Amelia Kimberley.  She was born in Churchville, Upper Canada on 24 September 1835 and was a little girl when her family joined with members of the … Continue reading

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