Elias Albert Bushman Sr.

Male6 December 1849–15 October 1925

Brief Life History of Elias Albert

When Elias Albert Bushman Sr. was born on 6 December 1849, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Martin Bushman, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Degen, was 47. He married Margaret Laura Zimmerman on 27 March 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 15 October 1925, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Albert Bushman Sr.
Margaret Laura Zimmerman
Marriage: 27 March 1879
Harriet Elizabeth Bushman
Elias Albert Bushman Jr.
Margaret Ann Bushman
Sarah Julia Bushman
Sylvia Bushman
Bertha Bushman
Ruia Bushman
John Martin Bushman
LaVerde Bushman
Evelyn Bushman
Suel Jacob Bushman

Sources (67)

  • Elias Albert Bushman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elias Albert Bushman in entry for Suel Jacob Bushman and Wanda Ellen Dickerson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Elias Albert Bushman in entry for Sylvia Bushman Bradshaw, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

    Age 1

    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 20

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Buschmann .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    “With tired limbs and glad hearts”

    Happy Pioneer Day! I found this account of my 3rd Great-grandparents, a Life sketch of Martin and Elizabeth Bushman by Martin Benjamin Bushmanin, in a copy of John Bushman’s edited diary, which was c …

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