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About Homer Frederick Bushman

Sharing our Links to the Past by Wally and Frances Gray

Homer Frederick Bushman 1868-1936, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 2, p.601

Bushman, Homer Frederick, Stake superintendent of religion classes in the Snowflake Stake of Zion, Arizona, was born Aug. 6, 1868, at Lehi, Utah county, Utah, the son of John Bushman and Louis A. Smith [Lois Angeline Smith]. He was ordained a Deacon about 1880, a Teacher in 1884, a Priest about 1888, an Elder in 1891, and a Seventy about 1892 (by John R. Hewlett).

He filled a mission to Germany and Switzerland in 1894–97, presiding over the Frankfurt Main conference. At home he has acted as Ward president of Y. M. M. I. A., and assistant Sunday school superintendent; also as Ward chorister, Ward superintendent of religion classes, etc. In 1891 (Nov. 19th) he married Sariah A. Smith, who bore her husband six sons and two daughters. Bro. Bushman has followed farming, school teaching and merchandising for a living, first at Lehi, Utah, and later at St. Joseph, Arizona.

Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men, Frank Esshom

BUSHMAN, HOMER FREDERICK (son of John Bushman and Lois A. Smith). Born Aug. 6, 1868, Lehi, Utah. Married Sariah A. Smith Nov. 19, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of Jesse N. Smith and Janett M. Johnson—married Oct. 9, 1866, Salt Lake City; former a pioneer 1847, later born in Utah). She was born Feb. 21, 1873, Parowan, Utah. Their children were:

Homer Frederick, Jr., b. Oct. 30, 1891;

Silas Aiken b. May 15, 1893;

Florence b. July 5, 1894;

Martin Degen b. April 29, 1898;

Curtis Johnson b. Dec. 9, 1899;

Karl Maeser b. July 20, 1901; Mary b. Nov. 4, 1903;

Lyman Smith b. Nov. 23, 1905;

Marguerite b. July 1, 1908;

Joel H. J. b. July 7, 1910.

Missionary to Germany and Switzerland 1894-97; superintendent religion classes Snowflake stake. Farmer.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Obituary Scrapbook:

Homer Frederick Bushman, 68, former resident of Lehi, Utah, died Wednesday morning of a heart ailment at his home in Mesa, Ariz., according to word received by relatives in Salt Lake City. H. F. BUSHMAN was born Aug. 6, 1868 at Lehi, the son of John and Lois Angeline Smith Bushman. He moved with his parents to St. Joseph, Ariz., at an early age, where he lived under the United Order. He was married in the Manti Temple to Sariah Anna Smith, Nov. 19, 1890.

Most of his married life was spent in Snowflake, Ariz., where he was engaged in the mercantile business. He moved to Mesa, in 1934, and had since done considerable Temple work there. Mrs. Bushman died in 1922 and Mr. Bushman later married Lily Owens, who survives him. He was the father of 10 children, eight of whom survive. They are: H. Fred Bushman, Salt Lake City; S. A. Bushman, Winnemucca, Nev.; Mrs. Florence Zobell, Salt Lake City; M. D. Bushman, Snowflake, Ariz.; Karl Bushman, Snowflake; Lyman Bushman, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Mary Gilchrist, Ontario, Ore., and Marguerite Bushman, of Minersville, Utah.

Mr. Bushman served on a mission to Germany for the Church from 1894 to 1897. Funeral services and burial will take place in Snowflake Sunday.

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Homer Frederick Bushman's Timeline

1868
August 6, 1868
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States
1877
March 29, 1877
Age 8
1890
November 12, 1890
Age 22
MANTI
1891
October 30, 1891
Age 23
St. Joseph, Apache, Az
1893
May 15, 1893
Age 24
Snowflake, Navajo, Az
1894
July 5, 1894
Age 25
St. Joseph, Apache, Az