Author Archives: Ann Laemmlen Lewis

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The Lehi Meeting House, where our Bushman Family Attended, Built 1855

by Lee Anderson The Meeting House was built in 1855 in the center of the Lehi Fort, (located on the southwest corner of 200 Wesr and 100 South)  Nearly twenty years later on the cold winter Sunday morning of February … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman b. 5 February 1841

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p.785 BUSHMAN, MARTIN BENJAMIN (son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen). Born Feb. 5, 1841, Lancaster county, Pa. Came to Utah September, 1851, James Allred company. Married Lucinda Ludelia Goodwin March 21, 1863, Salt … Continue reading

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Derrell T. Brinkerhoff b. 2 Feb 1925, Woodruff AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 176-177 Derrell T. Brinkerhoff is the son of Levi Brinkerhoff and Rhoda Turley. Derrell T. Brinkerhoff was born Febr. 2, 1925 at Woodruff, Arizona. He married Rosetta June Hubbs on Oct. 13, 1946 in … Continue reading

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Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin b. 6 January 1898 in Salt Lake City, Utah

I found this photo this last year in my Aunt Elsie’s scrapbook.  Elsie is a sister to my grandmother, Ruby Lundquist (m. Franklin Smuin).  In this photo, Ruby is holding my mother, Grace Helen Smuin (b. 14 January 1930). I … Continue reading

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Johann “Heinrich” Wilhelm Laemmlen b. 3 January 1863, Grossgartach

Today is the birth day of my Great-grandfather, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Laemmlen.  He was a farmer and wine grower in Grossgartach. Here are some of the very few photographs we have of him.

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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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