Thomas Brush

about 1803–26 February 1861 (Age 58)
Harlem, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Brush was born about 1803, in Harlem, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Peter Brush, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Meyer, was 38. 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 58, 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

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World Events (7)

about 1803
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France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
about 1803
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Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 16
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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Sources (6)

  • Thos Brush, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Brush in entry for Abraham Brush and Christiana Reynolds, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • U U in entry for Margaret J. Wicks, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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