Category Archives: Ann Lewis Personal History

Information about the life of Ann Laemmlen Lewis

Lucy Turley Bates b, 30 June 1888, Snowflake AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 113-114 Lucy Turley, third daughter of Theodore Wilford and Mary Agnes Flake Turley, was born in Snowflake, Arizona, 8:20 p.m. June 30, 1888, in a one room log house. She was blessed August 2, … Continue reading

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The Mormons from Scotland and Wales Stalwart Citizen– Frederick Lewis b. 1844

From Our Pioneer Heritage by Kate B. Carter, pp. 413-415 Frederick Lewis, the son of John A. And Ann John Lewis, was born May 29th, 1844 in the port city of Cardiff, Glamorgan shire, South Wales. His mother died just … Continue reading

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LaVerne Brinkerhoff Pinto b. 23 March 1918, Woodruff AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 174-175 LaVerne is the daughter of Levi Brinkerhoff and Rhoda Turley. LaVerne was born April 10, 1918 in Woodruff and married William Alphaeus Pinto on June 2, 1936 in Woodruff. They had six boys: … 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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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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Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen 20 September 1930 – 18 November 2019

Today my Dear Dad was laid to rest in the Reedley Cemetery.  Five weeks ago he suffered a massive stroke which left him with very little capacity to move or function, although his mind was alert.  He was not able … 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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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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Alonzo Donnell Rhodes b. 2 September 1824, husband of Sarah Ann Bushman

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p.1127 RHODES, ALONZO D. (son of Erie Rhodes and Eunice Wright). Born Sept. 2, 1824, in Trumbull Co., Ohio. Came to Utah September, 1851, James Allred company. Married Barbara Kearns Sept. 14, 1843 (daughter … Continue reading

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