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

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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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Martin Benjamin Bushman b. 5 February 1841

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p.785 BUSHMAN, MARTIN BENJAMIN (son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen). Born Feb. 5, 1841, Lancaster county, Pa. Came to Utah September, 1851, James Allred company. Married Lucinda Ludelia Goodwin March 21, 1863, Salt … Continue reading

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Martin Bushman, Branch President of Highland Grove, Iowa, 31 December 1848

The Bushman family was forced to leave Nauvoo with just a few hours’ notice. They were ill-prepared for the 500 mile trek to Council Bluffs, Iowa. It was the dreary rainy season and the roads were nearly impassible. Winter came … Continue reading

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John Bushman records information from the Nauvoo Temple Book about Martin and Elizabeth Degen Bushman

Text: in June 1924 there was found in the Nauvoo Temple Record Book, a large Bundle of loose leaves in manus -scipt Pined together which contained the names of 1200 which were not recorded in Temple Records among them were … Continue reading

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The Bushman-Smith Relationship

Maria Elizabeth Bushman Smith is the daughter of John Bushman and Lois Angeline Smith.  She was born 17 December 1869 in Lehi, Utah.  She married Silas Derryfield Smith, son of Jesse Nathaniel Smith and Emma Saraphine West in 1888 in … Continue reading

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Climbing Life’s Mountains by Edith Smith Bushman (Preface by her daughter Lenore)

This is the preface to Edith Smith Bushman’s book, Climbing Life’s Mountains.  Edith was born 9 December 1888 in Snowflake, AZ.  She died 24 April 1982 in Mesa, AZ. Climbing Life’s Mountains: Arizona Pioneer Stories and Faith-Promoting Experiences, collected by … Continue reading

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