Author Archives: Ann Laemmlen Lewis

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Johann Gottfried Widenmaier b. 23 April 1796, Nordheim, Germany

Johann Gottfried Widenmaier is my 3rd Great-grandpa.  He was born 23 April 1796 in Nordheim, Germany.  [Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen < Christof Wilhelm Schaefer < Susanna Widenmaier < Johann Gottfried Widenmaier] Birth entry for Johann Gottfried Widenmaier b. 23 April 1796 … Continue reading

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Elias Albert Bushman, Jr. b. 20 April 1881

History of Lehi, pp. 697-698 Published by the Lehi Pioneer Committee Written by Hamilton Gardner The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1913 Elias Albert Bushman, Jr., son of Elias Albert Bushman and Margaret Zimmerman was born April 20, 1881, … Continue reading

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Biography of Alonzo Daniel Rhodes b. 17 April 1853, Lehi, Utah

Alonzo Daniel Rhodes was born on 17 April 1853 to Alonzo Donnell and Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes. His father, Alonzo Donnell Rhodes was born 2 September 1824 in Fowler, Trumbull,Ohio to Erie and Eunice Wright Rhodes. His father first married … Continue reading

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IMMIGRANT CASE STUDY Peter Heinrich Bastert Family by Ann Laemmlen Lewis

Immigrant Case Study, Bastert Family Here is a link to a research project I did in 2005 for a German research class I took at BYU.  We were given the name of a person, their birth date and place, and … Continue reading

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Eugene and Leah Bushman honeymoon trip to Canada April 1901

Eugene Bushman and Leah Christoferson were married in Salt Lake City on 27 March 1901.  Two weeks later they were on their way to a great adventure in Canada.  They would eventurally have a family of 6 children in Canada, … Continue reading

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The Mantle of the Prophet — John Bushman’s Testimony

On July 26, 1887, Elder Wilford Woodruff was in Sanpete County, Utah, hiding from federal agents seeking him on anti-polygamy warrants when he learned of President John Taylor’s death in Kaysville, Utah. He returned to Salt Lake City in secret to … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley to David Whitmer: “If the cap fits you, wear it.”

5 April 1839 Theodore Turley confronts David Whitmer about the gold plates. “[Theodore] Turley said, ‘Gentlemen, I presume there are men here who have heard [John] Corrill say, that Mormonism was true, that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and inspired … Continue reading

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