Category Archives: Bushman Family

Lucinda Goodwin, wife of Martin Benjamin Bushman, b. 4 April 1843, Bethany, CT

Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 3, p.545 In 1857 the Goodwins started the journey to Utah where they spent the winter of 1857–58 in St. George. Early in 1859 they arrived in Lehi where they established a permanent home. It was … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman died 100 Years ago Today

My 2nd Great-grandfather, Jacob Bushman died 100 years ago today on 25 March 1919 in Fairview, Utah.  He lived 88 years beginning his life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and … Continue reading

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John Bushman Cuts the First Logs for Dam on the Little Colorado Early 1876

Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 9, p.165 Joseph City is beautifully located on the brow of a hill overlooking the Little Colorado River. Early in 1876 about 200 families were called from Utah by the Church authorities to locate new settlements … Continue reading

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Eugene Bushman Dies 28 February 1931 in Canada Following Operation at age 54

The Lehi Sun 5 March 1931 Eugene Bushman Dies in Canada, Following Operation Mrs. Martha Bushman received a telegram Saturday telling her of the sudden death of her only living son, Eugene W. Bushman, 54 years of age, who had … Continue reading

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Garland F. Bushman b. 22 Feb 1908 m. Glennie Smith, Elsie Fern Schwantez

From Unflinching Courage, by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 93-95 Garland Foscue Bushman, son of Preston A. Bushman and Anna Smith, was born Feb. 22, 1908, at Joseph City, Arizona. He resided at Joseph City, Snowflake, Holbrook, … Continue reading

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John Bushman, “Are you willing to make a sacrifice?”

John Bushman, son of Martin Bushman, was a Bishop in Snowflake [St. Joseph] Arizona.  He tried for years to gather some genealogy on the Bushman line, but no matter where he turned he could find nothing. One day while freighting groceries by … Continue reading

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Jacob Bushman appointed to be a Policeman in Lehi, 1863, 1865, then town Marshal

When Jacob Bushman was 33, was appointed to serve as a Policeman in Lehi.  He and Charlotte had two young children, Charlotte Amanda and Theodore Martin.  Here is an account of the early civil servants in Lehi: From Lehi Centennial History … Continue reading

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