Anna Brush

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Brush was born on 8 October 1766, in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Edward Brush, was 33 and her mother, Deborah Ingersoll, was 29. She married Jonathan Platt II in 1782, in Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 3 May 1835, in Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Nichols, Nichols, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Jonathan Platt II
Anna Brush
Marriage: 1782
Hon. Jonathan Platt III
Mary Platt
Benjamin Platt
Edward Platt
William Platt
Brush Platt
Nehemiah F Platt
Charlotte Platt
Benjamin Platt
Deborah Platt
Charles Platt
Sarah Platt

Sources (3)

  • Anna Brush Platt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Platt lineage; a genealogical research and record : Platt, George Lewis, 1819-1900. [from old catalog] :
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Brush - Published information: death:

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1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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