Lucy Rusher

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Rusher was born on 15 April 1791, in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Rusher, was 11788 and her mother, Dinah Leonard, was 11788. She married John Hart on 23 March 1818, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 3 October 1883, in Clarendon, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 92, and was buried in Clarendon, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Hart
Lucy Rusher
Marriage: 23 March 1818
Frederick Hart
Thomas Rusher Hart
Lucy Hart
Mary Ann Hart
James Rusher Hart
Seth Mattison Hart
David Hart
Rose Elizabeth Hart

Sources (41)

  • Lucy Rusher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930
  • Lucy Rusher Hart, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English rishe, rush(e), rosh(e) (Old English risc) ‘rush’, for a cutter or seller of rushes.

English: topographic name from Middle English rishe, rush(e), rosh(e)(Old English risc) ‘rush’ + -er, for someone who lived in a rushy place. Compare Rush 1.

Americanized form of German Ruscher .

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

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