Jessie V. Bush

August 1877–
Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jessie V.

When Jessie V. Bush was born in August 1877, in Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, her father, George Anderson Bush, was 38 and her mother, Mary A. Godfrey, was 21. She lived in Center Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

George Anderson Bush
1839–1890
Mary A. Godfrey
1856–1900
Franklin D Bush
1871–1950
Charles Bush
1874–1877
Edward Thomas Bush
1876–1959
Jessie V. Bush
1877–
William Harry Bush
1880–1954

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name.2 Americanized spelling of German Busch .

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

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  • Jessa V Bush in household of George A Bush, "United States Census, 1880"

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