Monthly Archives: December 2019

Martin Bushman, Branch President of Highland Grove, Iowa, 31 December 1848

The Bushman family was forced to leave Nauvoo with just a few hours’ notice. They were ill-prepared for the 500 mile trek to Council Bluffs, Iowa. It was the dreary rainy season and the roads were nearly impassible. Winter came … Continue reading

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John Bushman records information from the Nauvoo Temple Book about Martin and Elizabeth Degen Bushman

Text: in June 1924 there was found in the Nauvoo Temple Record Book, a large Bundle of loose leaves in manus -scipt Pined together which contained the names of 1200 which were not recorded in Temple Records among them were … Continue reading

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The Turley Family in the Nauvoo Temple December 1845-1846: THE LORD HAS BEHELD OUR SACRIFICE, COME AFTER US

The Saints living in Nauvoo knew they needed the blessings of the temple to strengthen them for the ordeal of their journey into the wilderness. They needed temple covenants to protect them and help them endure the challenges overland travel would bring.  … Continue reading

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The Bushman-Smith Relationship

Maria Elizabeth Bushman Smith is the daughter of John Bushman and Lois Angeline Smith.  She was born 17 December 1869 in Lehi, Utah.  She married Silas Derryfield Smith, son of Jesse Nathaniel Smith and Emma Saraphine West in 1888 in … Continue reading

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Eugene Worlton Bushman b. 14 December 1876 in Lehi

The Bushman Family History by Newbern Butt, p. 112: Eugene was born in Lehi and died in Franksburg, Alberta. Res. Franksburg and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canda. He was a farmer by trade. Very active in most all phases of church work. … Continue reading

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Climbing Life’s Mountains by Edith Smith Bushman (Preface by her daughter Lenore)

This is the preface to Edith Smith Bushman’s book, Climbing Life’s Mountains.  Edith was born 9 December 1888 in Snowflake, AZ.  She died 24 April 1982 in Mesa, AZ. Climbing Life’s Mountains: Arizona Pioneer Stories and Faith-Promoting Experiences, collected by … Continue reading

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Story from Morris Smith Bushman, Provo Utah about Pearl Harbor

(Son of Alonzo E., son of John, son of Martin Bushman) The following incident was told to Lois and Morris Bushman 14 years ago on a visit to Hawaii in 1970 by Frank F. Suzuki and Grace O. Suzuki. Morris … Continue reading

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