Monthly Archives: October 2019

Elder Lewis Jacob Bushman’s Death, 31 Oct 1897, as reported by his missionary companion, Nephi Martineau

Deseret News 1897-12-04 Elder Bushman’s Death Colonia Juarez, Mexico Nov. 12, 1897 I enclose extracts from a letter just received from my son, Nephi Martineau, of Monticello, Wayne county, Ky., relative to the last illness and death of Elder Bushman, … Continue reading

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Links to Newspaper Reports of the Death of Lewis Jacob Bushman, Mormon Missionary in Kentucky

‘Obituary Notes’, Deseret Weekly, 19 December 1897, page 32. “Elder Bushman’s Death”, Deseret Weekly, December 4, 1897, p. 28. “Died in Kentucky”, Salt Lake Herald, November 6, 1897, p. 6. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 3:611. “Died in the … Continue reading

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Obituary Notes for Lewis Jacob Bushman d. 31 October 1897 While Serving LDS Mission in Kentucky

Utah Digital Newspapers Deseret News 1897-12-18, p. 15 Lehi Dec. 8, 1897–I feel it my duty to send the “News” a few items in regard to Elder Lewis Jacob Bushman who lately died in the mission field. He was born … Continue reading

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Funeral of Richard Emanuel Lundquist, 19 October 1925, Salt Lake City Cemetery

Here is a photo I found in Elsie Lundquist’s Book of Remembrance of her father’s funeral.  Richard Emanuel Lundquist is my Great-grandfather.  Elsie’s sister Ruby is my Grandmother.   Emanuel was a merchant in Salt Lake.  He died of a heart … Continue reading

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Sarah Jane “Sadye” Amos Lewis b. 17 October 1883, Payson, Utah

  Twelfth Ward Personality – Sadye Lewis –By the Editor, 9 April 1960 Sadye Lewis is a twinkley-eyed lady of seemingly boundless energy at 75, who could easily pass for 60. She began life as Sarah Jane Amos on Oct … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Hands

I loved my Grandma Elsa’s hands.  They never stopped moving.  She stitched, she quilted, she appliqued, she crocheted, she knitted and when she just sat she twirled her thumbs. In the winter months she stemmed raisins from their vineyards and … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Häring, died following childbirth in Biberach, 11 October 1837

Anna Maria Häring is my 3rd Great-grandmother.  She and her family lived in Biberach, Wuerttemberg, Germany.  She was born 28 December 1805 and her husband, Georg Friedrich Schelle was born 3 February 1789.  They were married 11 October 1831, just … Continue reading

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