Ezekiel C. Rush

17 September 1806–13 February 1872 (Age 65)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Ezekiel C.

When Ezekiel C. Rush was born on 17 September 1806, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Rush, was 24 and his mother, Rachel Springer, was 30. He married Rebecca Beckham in 1829, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sharon Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1865. He died on 13 February 1872, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Browning Cemetery, Shafter Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel C. Rush
1806–1872
Rebecca Beckham
1806–1878
Marriage: 1829
Leonard L. Rush
1830–1910
Martha Mae Rush
1832–1882
Sarah Rush
1833–1886
Perlina Rush
1835–1854
Irwin Rush
1837–1901
Felicia Rush
1841–
Mary Elizabeth Rush
1849–
Sarah Elizabeth Rush
1855–1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1829Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1821
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Fayette, Illinois, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 19
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English rishe, rush(e), rosh(e) ‘rush’ (Old English risc), either a topographic name for someone who lived in a rushy place, or a nickname probably denoting someone who wove mats, baskets, and other articles out of rushes.English: nickname from Middle English rush ‘beehive’ (probably referring to skeps woven from rushes), perhaps denoting a bee-keeper.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruis ‘descendant of Ros’, a personal name perhaps derived from ros ‘wood’. In Connacht it has also been used as a translation of Ó Luachra due to confusion with the Irish word luachair ‘rushes’ (see Loughrey ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Loughrey
    Rusher

    Sources (4)

    • Ezekiel Rush, "Illinois State Census, 1865"
    • Ezekiel Rush, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ezekiel C Rush, "Find A Grave Index"

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