Category Archives: Ann Lewis Personal History

Information about the life of Ann Laemmlen Lewis

The Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes home in Lehi

Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes is the sister of my 2nd Great-grandpa, Jacob Bushman.  She was born 9 January 1833 in Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA Bushman Family History by Newbern I. Butt, p. 54 Her husband provided her with a separate … Continue reading

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John Bushman – A Servant to All

This a story taken from Jacob Virgil’s journal dated January 1922. It states, “One of these cold nights at about 2:00 a.m. there came a knock on our door. I got up and let a young man in who said … Continue reading

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Susanna Widenmaier b. 31 December 1824, Grossgartach

Susanna Widenmaier is my 2nd Great-grandmother.  She was born on this day in 1824 in Grossgartach, the daughter of Johann Gottfried Widenmaier and Agnes Johanna Kaiser. Here is her 1824 birth entry: Susanna married Johann Jakob Schaefer 17 June 1845 … Continue reading

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William Barker b. 26 December 1833, LeRay, Jefferson County, New York

William Barker is my 2nd Great-grandfather.  He was born on this day in 1833. William Barker’s father, Frederick Barker sailed from England to America on 23 March 1830 with  his siblings, George, Frederick, James and Harriet Barker Jarrell and their … Continue reading

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Gladys Bushman b. 24 December 1910

From Unflinching Courage, pp. 129-130 Gladys Bushman and Cecil Carmack Gladys Bushman Carmack is the daughter of John L. and Etna Cooper Bushman and the granddaughter of Bishop John and Mary Bushman who were among the original settlers of Joseph … Continue reading

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Alonzo Ewing Bushman and Edith Smith

From Unflinching Courage by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 88-89 Alonzo E. Bushman was born in St. Joseph (now Joseph City), Arizona Dec. 21, 1885. He is the son of John Bushman and Lois Angeline Smith, who were … Continue reading

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Maria Magdalene Justine Schelle b. 15 December 1833, Biberach, Germany

Maria Magdalene Justine Schelle, my 2nd Great-grandmother, was born on this day in 1833 in Biberach, Germany.   Her parents were Georg Friedrich Schelle, a clock maker in Biberach, and Anna Maria Haring.  Maria Magdalena was the second of five children. … Continue reading

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