Category Archives: Family History

Information about those who came before me.

Virgil A. Bushman Sr. b. 24 Aug 1926, Joseph City, AZ

By Virgil A Bushman, Jr. I, Virgil A. Bushman, Jr., the name sake of my father Virgil A Bushman, Sr., decided to write a few of my memories of him. I hope this will be of benefit to my mother … Continue reading

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Lloyd Lee Barker b. 19 August 1930, Fairview, Utah

Lloyd Lee Barker is the son of Jacob “Lee” Barker, who was the son of Ella Isadora Bushman Barker, who was the daughter of Jacob and Charlotte Bushman. The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 530-531 Lloyd Lee was blessed Oct. … Continue reading

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Flora Elizabeth Bushman and Suel James Zimmerman, Lehi

Flora Elizabeth Bushman (“Aunt Flo”) was born 15 August 1874 in Lehi. History of Lehi, Part II, Including Biographical Section up to 1950 Published by the Lehi Pioneer Committee Written by Hamilton Gardner The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, … Continue reading

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Johann “Christian” Laemmlen Shoemaker in Brackenheim, b. 30 July 1754

Today is the birth day of my 4th Great-grandfather, Johann “Christian” Laemmlen.  He was the son of Daniel Laemmlen of Winnenden and Christina Margaretha Byrich of Brackenheim. Christian (age 30) was married first to Anna Maria Fessenbeck (age 37) from … Continue reading

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Artifacts Brought to the Elias Albert Bushman Family Reunion

Mark Bushman, grandson of Elias Albert Bushman, brought these artifacts from the Elias and Margaret Bushman home to our recent family reunion. This first is a laundry plunger used to agitate and wash clothing in a large bucket: This is … Continue reading

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Obituaries for Theodore Martin Bushman of Lehi, d. 29 July 1937, Salt Lake City

DUP Obituary Scrapbook: Theodore Martin Bushman, 73, 558 Windsor street, died of broncho-pneumonia and arteriosclerosis Friday at 9 p. m. in a local hospital. Mr. Bushman Formerly a night watchman, Mr. Bushman was born October 21, 1863, in Lehi. a … Continue reading

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An Elias Bushman Family Reunion in Lehi

On Saturday 27 July I celebrated Jacob Bushman’s birthday (my 2nd Great-grandpa) by attending a family reunion of his brother Elias’s descendants in Lehi, Utah.  I was thrilled to learn about this gathering and happy to go meet some of … Continue reading

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