Monthly Archives: July 2019

Johann “Christian” Laemmlen Shoemaker in Brackenheim, b. 30 July 1754

Today is the birth day of my 4th Great-grandfather, Johann “Christian” Laemmlen.  He was the son of Daniel Laemmlen of Winnenden and Christina Margaretha Byrich of Brackenheim. Christian (age 30) was married first to Anna Maria Fessenbeck (age 37) from … Continue reading

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Artifacts Brought to the Elias Albert Bushman Family Reunion

Mark Bushman, grandson of Elias Albert Bushman, brought these artifacts from the Elias and Margaret Bushman home to our recent family reunion. This first is a laundry plunger used to agitate and wash clothing in a large bucket: This is … Continue reading

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Obituaries for Theodore Martin Bushman of Lehi, d. 29 July 1937, Salt Lake City

DUP Obituary Scrapbook: Theodore Martin Bushman, 73, 558 Windsor street, died of broncho-pneumonia and arteriosclerosis Friday at 9 p. m. in a local hospital. Mr. Bushman Formerly a night watchman, Mr. Bushman was born October 21, 1863, in Lehi. a … Continue reading

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An Elias Bushman Family Reunion in Lehi

On Saturday 27 July I celebrated Jacob Bushman’s birthday (my 2nd Great-grandpa) by attending a family reunion of his brother Elias’s descendants in Lehi, Utah.  I was thrilled to learn about this gathering and happy to go meet some of … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman, Autobiography, Typescript, BYU, 1943

History of Jacob Bushman Source: Jacob Bushman, autobiography, typescript, BYU. The following is a history of the life of Jacob Bushman which was written in his own handwriting, to his Brother John. 1 April 1843 Jacob Bushman, autobiography, typescript, BYU, … Continue reading

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Sarah Palmer and George R. Collinwood

From Unflinching Courage pp. 139-140 George R. Collinwood is the son of George and Lucy Robinson Collinwood. He was born Sept. 8, 1901, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He was christened in the Wesleyan Methodist Church. When he was about three … Continue reading

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Meisel Family baptized by Adam A. Keller 25, 31 July 1908 in Plauen, Germany

My husband John Conley Lewis is the son of Catherine Elizabeth Conley.  Her mother was Charlotte Christine Meisel, daughter of Otto Eduard Meisel and Christiane Minna Krugel.  Adam A. Keller was the missionary who taught this family the Gospel of … Continue reading

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