Category Archives: Family History

Information about those who came before me.

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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Martin Isaac “Mart” Bushman b. 9 October 1865 in Lehi, Utah

Bushman Family History by Newbern Butt, p. 101 Martin Isaac Bushman (Martin B. 4, Martin 3,) b. 9 Oct., 1865, Lehi. B. Pd. degree, BYU. School teacher, policeman, hospital attendant. Belonged to Seventies quorum; mission to England, m. June 4, … Continue reading

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Martin Isaac Bushman, Educator b. 9 Oct 1865, Lehi Utah

Heart Throbs of the West Volume 12 The University of Utah and Other Schools of Early Days Millard County O. B. Burgland came here as a teacher soon after 1880. He was a more modern teacher and introduced new methods. … Continue reading

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Grace Helen Smuin 1950s College Scrapbook

My Mom, Grace Smuin met my Dad, Art Laemmlen when they attended UC Davis in 1948-49.  Grace was from San Gabriel, southern California and Art was from Reedley in central California.  Grace transferred to UCLA and Art to UC Berkeley.  … Continue reading

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Rudolf Laemmlen Obituary October 1992

Rudolf Laemmlen   (13 July 1899-7 October 1992) REEDLEY– Services for Rudolf Laemmlen, 93, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at First Mennonite Church. Mr Laemmlen died Wednesday.  He was a farmer. Surviving are four sons, Arthur and Henry, both … Continue reading

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Charley Turley Heals Bro.Smithson’s Son

Charley Turley was born 4 October 1899 in Snowflake, AZ.  He is the son of Alma Rubin and Delilah Jane Willis Turley. One evening Ann and her daughter got in the car with Charles [Turley]. They rode for awhile and … Continue reading

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James Standing Baptized by Theodore Turley 24 September 1837 in Upper Canada

Biography of James Standing James Standing was a native of England. He was born in Forton, Lancashire County, England. November 11, 1815. He was the son of John Standing and Nancy Varley. John was the son of William Standing. When … Continue reading

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