Category Archives: Family History

Information about those who came before me.

Bushman Family Reunion reported in The Lehi Sun Lehi, Utah 3 June 1937

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Arlene Brinkerhoff Johnson b. 27 May 1933, Woodruff AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book pp. 177-178 Arlene was born May 27, 1933 in Woodruff, the daughter of Levi Brinkerhoff and Rhoda Turley. I attended the first eight grades of school in Woodruff and attended high school in Holbrook, graduating … Continue reading

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Happy 200th Birthday Johann Jacob Schäfer!

On this day 200 years ago, my 2nd Great-grandpa, Johann Jakob Schäfer was born in Lehnenberg, Waiblingen, Germany.  His parents were Johannes Schäfer from Lehnenberg and Anna Maria Zehner from Grossgartach.  He was born at 11:00 p.m. and he was … 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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Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin Funeral Plan

My Grandma Ruby died just 6 weeks after I was born.  She was battling breast cancer for more than 6 years, so she had some time to consider what she wanted done at her funeral to celebrate her life. Here … Continue reading

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Dono Chester Brinkerhoff b. 16 Feb 1920, Woodruff AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 175 Dono Chester is the son of Levi Brinkerhoff and Rhoda Turley. Dono was born February 16, 1920 in Woodruff and married Gertrude Owens on Jan. 26, 1926. Dono’s past Church work has been: … Continue reading

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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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