Category Archives: Bushman Family

Martin Bushman born in Strasburg, Lancaster, PA, 1 April 1802

Here’s a little history about Strasburg, Pennsylvania,  where my 3rd Great-grandpa, Martin Bushman was born on this day in 1802. Strasbourg Borough, Lancaster County, Founded 1733 History Strasburg Borough’s origins can be traced to the Old Conestoga Road, now Main … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman Escorts Major Jacob Harrod Holeman, Indian Agent, to Carson Valley in the Spring of 1852

At the young age of 22, Jacob Bushman, the oldest son of Martin and Elizabeth Bushman, left his family in Lehi Utah and headed West.  His family had crossed the plains and arrived in Utah in 1851.  Jacob was off … Continue reading

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Biographical Sketch of Margaret Laura Zimmerman Bushman (26 March 1858-14 June 1933)

Margaret Zimmerman Bushman was born in Lehi, March 26, 1858, the daughter of John and Harriet Laura Lamb Zimmerman. She was the fourth child in a family of eleven. She was born in a log house but while still a … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman Death and Obituary, Fairview 1919

Jacob Bushman died 25 March 1919 in Fairview, Utah. From John Bushman– Utah Arizona Pioneer 1843-1926, pp. 209-210: John was advised by phone that his his brother Jacob Bushman had died at his home in Fairview at the age of 88 … Continue reading

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Jacob and Charlotte Bushman were sealed in the Endowment House in 1864

On 12 March 1864, Jacob and Charlotte were sealed for time and all eternity in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City.  Their 4th of 10 children would be born in 1866. Jacob and Charlotte were living in Lehi, Utah … Continue reading

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Wickliff B. Bushman, age 23, dies of Measles, 11 February 1897 in Joseph City, AZ

  Utah Digital Newspapers The Deseret News, 1897-03-06, p. 12 Local and Other Matters St. Joseph, Navajo County, Arizona, Feb 20, 1897–Our village has been visited by the measles for the first time in our history of over twenty years, … Continue reading

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Martin Benjamin Bushman b. 5 February 1841, Bart Township, Lancaster County, PA

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 1, p.507-508 Bushman, Martin B., a prominent Elder in Lehi, Utah county, is the seventh child of Martin and Elizabeth Bushman, and was born Feb. 5, 1841, in Bart township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. His … Continue reading

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