Category Archives: Ann Lewis Personal History

Information about the life of Ann Laemmlen Lewis

Edgar Wayne Turley b. 20 May 1916 in Woodruff, Arizona

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 249-250 Edgar Wayne was born In a humble three-room shack in Woodruff, Ariz. May 20, 1916 to Hyrum and Pearl Turley. He grew up, a bashful boy, in Woodruff, completing all his elementary schooling … Continue reading

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Life Sketch by Frank “Wayne” Bushman (1918-2016)

Wayne would have celebrated his 100th Birthday today! I was born May 13, 1918 at Lehi, Utah to John M. And Elfreda Farquharson Bushman. My father was a dry farmer. We had some irrigated land to raise hay for the … Continue reading

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John Andrew and Electa Turley

From Unflinching Courage by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 601-602. John Andrew Turley was born April 12, 1885, at Snowflake, Arizona. He was the son of Isaac Turley and Sarah Greenwood Turley. At the age of two years, the … Continue reading

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7 April 1881 William Barker set apart as an LDS Missionary

Soon after WILLIAM BARKER arrived in Mound Fort he was placed in the Sunday School as superintendent, until he was called on a mission to the state of Minnesota, for which field of labor he left on the 19th of … Continue reading

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Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen, Germany to America 1929

My Grandma, Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen, came to America as a bride in 1929.  She had lived before in Peoria, Illinois, working for a family there for several years as a house maid.  After returning to her home in Grossgartach, Germany, … Continue reading

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Donald Erickson Westover b. 1906, son of Maren “Adele” Bushman

The Bushman Family History by Newbern Butt, p. 185 Donald was born 25 March 1906 in St. Joseph, Arizona. Residence: Wickenburg, Flagstaff, Clarkdale and Yuma, Arizona. Standard Oil Distributor, Yuma, Arizona. President of Kiwanis Club in Yuma. Mission to Southern … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman sentenced for breaking the Edmunds Law, 23 March 1889

Andrew Jenson, Church Chronology, March 23, 1889 (Saturday) In the First District Court, at Provo, the following named brethren were sentenced by Judge Judd for breaking the Edmunds law: Joseph Clark, of Provo, to three years and six months’ imprisonment; … Continue reading

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