Category Archives: Family History

Information about those who came before me.

Remembering Dad on Father’s Day, June, 1983

From the June 1983 Reedley Ward Newsletter: This is an interesting slice of time in our family from 1983.  Times were good then.  Times changed.  In 1984 I moved back to Africa for about 3 more years.  In 1987 Eric … Continue reading

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Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes died 100 years ago today

Bushman Family History by Newbern I. Butt, p. 54-56: Sarah was nine years old when the family made the first long trek from Lancaster County Penn. to Nauvoo, and was thirteen when they left Nauvoo for Western Iowa. Therefore she … Continue reading

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Families of Theodore Turley and Ruth Jane Giles

On the 18th of June in 1850, Theodore Turley married Ruth Jane Giles in Salt Lake City. They had 3 children, Joseph Orson, Jacob Omner and Alvin Hope.  Here is some information about their family written by Theodore Hope Turley (b. … Continue reading

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Rachel Holt Cottam b. 14 June 1856

Rachel Holt was born June 14th 1856 at North Ogden, Utah to James Holt and Parthenia Overton Holt. Her parents were converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in its early days. While living in Johnson County, … Continue reading

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Michael Clarke b. 12 June 1832, England

  The following is a sketch of the life of Michael Clark as told by his daughter, Sarah Ann Clark Rudd.  (Michael was married to 2 Smuin sisters, Harriet and Eliza Smuin, daughters of Thomas Smuin and Sarah Hook.) Michael … Continue reading

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Leonhard “Heinrich” Lämmle, “Sad Death Notice” 11 June 1868, Grossgartach

Here is the sad death notice (above) and the death entry in the church books (below) for my 2nd Great-grandfather, Leonhard “Heinrich” Lämmle, who was born 9 December 1836 in Brackenheim and died 11 June 1868 in Grossgartach of pleurisy. … Continue reading

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Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen Funeral 9 June 1988, Reedley California

Today is the anniversary of my Grandma’s funeral in Reedley, California in 1988.  I love my family and friends who surrounded her life.   Laemmlen Family Gatherings after the funeral: Ann and Riana Laemmlen: Rudolf and Elsa sons and families: … Continue reading

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