Monthly Archives: July 2015

Remembering Charlotte Amanda Bushman b. 31 July 1860

 This is the inscription on the back of the photo. The Theodore Turley Family Book p. 479: Charlotte Amanda Bushman Sabey Charlotte Amanda Bushman was born July 31, 1860 in Lehi, Utah. She was a daughter of Jacob and Charlotte … Continue reading

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Watching DfG Utah From a Distance

I know I’m out of town and a bit out of the loop these days, but not entirely.  I hover over emails and text messages and love every bit and piece read about the work my dear friends at home … Continue reading

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“Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me.” William Wilberforce b. 29 July 1833

Several years ago while entering family names into my family history data base, I came across an interesting name:  William Wilberforce Fowles, b. 9 Jan 1840 in Pershore, Worcester, England.  I remember wondering about his name as I entered it … Continue reading

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Remembering the Pioneers: 5 insights from new pioneer database

Here’s a great article with some helpful information about the Mormon Trail by Keith A. Erekson, Church History Library Director, for LDS Church News, published: Thursday, July 23 2015 10:50 a.m. MDT: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633116/Remembering-the-Pioneers.html?pg=all#QA7GE05I68HkDuIJ.01 The first Mormon settlers of Salt Lake … Continue reading

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Happy Pioneer Day! 24 July 2015

Today we honor our Pioneer Ancestors.  If you have family members who crossed the plains here is a fabulous website you will want to visit and explore:  https://familysearch.org/pioneers?cid=hp-pc15-3403#/ Below is a screen shot of some of my Pioneer Ancestors.  It tells what … Continue reading

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Cookie Count July 2015

Three weeks in Yakima.  Forty dozen chocolate chip cookies baked and consumed!  We are having fun with these fabulous missionaries!

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My Mission Presidents and their Wives

I’ve been thinking today about my wonderful Mission Presidents and their wives.  I’m missing them.  I served under four wonderful men during my mission in South Africa, and then the 3 years I lived in Nigeria.  When I lived in … Continue reading

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