John Bushman

7 June 1843–30 May 1926 (Age 82)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Bushman was born on 7 June 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Bushman, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Degen, was 40. He married Lois Angeline Smith on 11 February 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 30 May 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Joseph City Cemetery, Joseph City, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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John Bushman
Lois Angeline Smith
Marriage: 11 February 1865
John Albert Bushman
Homer Frederick Bushman
Maria Elizabeth Bushman
Martin Lester Bushman
Lois Evelyn Bushman
Wickliffe Benjamin Bushman
Preston Ammaron Bushman
June Augusta Bushman
Jesse Smith Bushman
Florence Cordelia Bushman
Alonzo Ewing Bushman
Jacob Virgil Bushman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 20
    Arizona Territory
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Buschmann .

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

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    Story Highlight

    JOHN BUSHMAN 1843-1926 Prepared by his granddaughter Lenore B. Carpenter

    JOHN BUSHMAN 1843-1926 Prepared by his granddaughter Lenore B. Carpenter John Bushman, pioneer, colonizer and church leader, was born June 7, 1843, at Nauvoo, Illinois in Bishop Hunter's home. His …

    Sources (84)

    • John Bushman in entry for Jesse Smith Bushman, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • John Bushman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John Bushman in entry for J Virgil Bushman and Ruth C Fuller, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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