Monthly Archives: January 2016

Maria Bushman b. 21 Jan 1829, d. 5 Feb 1829, Bart, Lancaster, PA

Jacob Bushman’s parents, Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Degen were married on 20 March 1827 in Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Their first son, Henry was born 11 December 1827 in Bart.  He died 3 months later on 20 March 1828.  Their second … Continue reading

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The Invisible Woman

Years ago I listened to this for the first time.  I have never forgotten it.  I think about it whenever I see beauty in people, or in creations that is the result of those who came before.   As a … Continue reading

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Happy Family, Aaron’s Homecoming Talk

Tonight we got to facetime with our kids.  It was a fun day for our family and extended family in Orem.  Aaron reported on his mission experiences in our home ward.  Tonight we will settle in and listen to what … Continue reading

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Christina Bertha Sieber Schott b. 23 Jan 1843, d. 1904

My Great-Great Grandmother, Christina was born on this day in Grossgartach, Germany (see entry #6 below).  Her parents were Johann Christoph Sieber, a farmer and wagon maker, and Katharina Rathgeber, both from Grossgartach.She was christened here in this place on … Continue reading

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Adam Makes Mom Proud

Here are my friends at BYU, on this Martin Luther King Day, helping with a big Days for Girls Event.  Sometimes I miss this so much my heart aches to the core, but today I felt happy because Adam was … Continue reading

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Strength to Love ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life … Continue reading

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