John Edwin Rushton

January 1848–before 1957 (Age 109)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Edwin

When John Edwin Rushton was born in January 1848, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Richard Rushton, was 33 and his mother, Eliza Bromley, was 35. He died before 1957, at the age of 108.

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Richard Rushton
Eliza Bromley
Mary Adeline Rushton
Eliza Rushton
John Edwin Rushton

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World Events (8)


Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 28

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • John E Rushton in household of R Rushton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John E Rushton in household of R Rushton, "United States Census, 1850"

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