Thomas Brush

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Brush was born about 1803, in Harlem, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Peter Brush, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Meyer, was 39. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Sarah Ann Furman. He died on 26 February 1861, in Washington Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Lockington, Washington Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brush
about 1803–1861
Sarah Ann Furman
William A. Brush
Bailey Nathaniel Brush
Thomas J. Brush
Abraham Brush
Ephraim Brush
Nancy Ellen Brush
George N. Brush
Margaret J. Brush
Malinda June Brush

Sources (7)

  • Thos Brush, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Brush, "Find A Grave Index"
  • ... Tom Brush in entry for Nathanial Bailey Brush, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (7)

about 1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

about 1803

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a brush maker, from Middle English brush ‘brush’ (Old French brosse ‘brushwood’).

Americanized form of German Brusch or Brüsch ‘heather, broom, brushwood’ (see Bruesch ).

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

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