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John Bushman

Male 1843 -

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  • Name John Bushman 
    Born 7 Jun 1843  Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    • Black Hawk Indian War Veteran
    • Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia
      Volume 1
      Gibbons, Andrew V.

      Bushman, John, Bishop of St. Joseph Ward, Snowflake Stake, Arizona, is the seventh son of Martin Bushman and Elizabeth Dagen, and was born in Nauvoo, Hancock county, Ill., June 7, 1843. He writes: "My parents were expelled from Nauvoo with the Saints and went to Iowa, where they stopped at Kanesville until the spring of 1851, when they started for Utah, arriving in Salt Lake City in October of that year. We located in Lehi, Utah county, where we built a home and experienced the trials and hardships of those early times. In the fall of 1861 I hauled stone for the Salt Lake Temple. I drove an ox-team to the Missouri river after emigrants in 1862. In 1865 I married Lois A. Smith. During the summer of 1866 and 1867 I did service in the Blackhawk war. In 1876, being called together with 200 others, I went to Arizona, where I settled on the Little Colorado river, near the spot where St. Joseph now stands. I took to wife Mary A. Petersen in March, 1877. I was ordained a High Priest in 1879 and set apart as second counselor to Lot Smith, president of the Little Colorado Stake, by Pres. Wilford Woodruff; and I was ordained and set apart as Bishop of St. Joseph Ward in 1889, which position I still occupy." Elder Bushman has served as a member of the board of education of the Snowflake Stake, and has always taken an active part in the upbuilding and development of the resources of the country.
    Residence 1851  Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2533  GulbrandsonHladkyBushman
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2008 

    Father Martin Bushman,   b. 1 Apr 1802, Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1870, Lehi, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Degen,   b. 12 Sep 1802, Hollstein, Bassiland, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F807  Group Sheet

    Family Lois A Smith 
    Married 1865 
     1. Homer Frederick Bushman
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F809  Group Sheet