Category Archives: Bushman Family

Isaac Richard Goodwin b, 1810

History of Lehi Published by the Lehi Pioneer Committee Written by Hamilton Gardner The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1913 pp. 262-263 Isaac Goodwin, a descendant of Ozias Goodwin, who came to America from England and settled in Connecticut … Continue reading

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Obituaries for Margaret Zimmerman Bushman of Lehi

The Lehi Sun Thursday, June 15, 1933 Mrs. Margaret Bushman Passes to The Great Beyond Mrs. Margaret Bushman, 75, one of Lehi’s beloved citizens, passed away to her reward Wednesday morning at her home following a two months illness of … Continue reading

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John Bushman b. 7 June 1843, Nauvoo, ILL

From Unflinching Courage, pp. 103-106 John Bushman and Lois Angeline Smith John Bushman, son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degan, was born on June 7, 1843, at Nauvoo, Illinois. When he was three years old the Saints were driven from … Continue reading

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John Bushman, first Mormon Resident in Wilford, Arizona

Heart Throbs of the West: Volume 7 The Mormons in Arizona and Colorado Also in the timber country are to be noted Wilford, named in honor of President Wilford Woodruff, and Heber, named for Heber C. Kimball, small settlements fifty … Continue reading

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Martin and Elizabeth Bushman comfort Julian Moses, May 1841, Lancaster County, PA

Martin and Elizabeth Bushman lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  They were married there in 1827 and their first 7 children were born there.  In 1840, Mormon missionaries came through the area with news of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.  … Continue reading

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John Bushman sent from Lehi to Assist Poor Immigrants in their Trip to Utah, May 1862

In 1862 John Bushman was a young 19-year-old man ready for adventure.  He and other young men from Lehi were sent to help assist poor immigrants crossing the plains.  Here is an interesting account of their adventures: Lehi Centennial History … Continue reading

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Peter, James and John (Bushman) Colonize St. Joseph, Arizona, 1877

Here is a fascinating life story of Peter Julius Christofferson, who worked with John Bushman to colonize St. Joseph Arizona.  His details and descriptions give us a good feel for life in these new frontier towns in Arizona. John Bushman … Continue reading

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