Christina Bush

Brief Life History of Christina

When Christina Bush was born in 1831, in Ohio, United States, her father, Christian John Bush, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Stahl, was 29. She married David Boody on 23 February 1852, in Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Eaton Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Brookfield, Brookfield Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 May 1881, in Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Brookfield, Brookfield Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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David Boody
Christina Bush
Marriage: 23 February 1852
Christian David Boody
Philip Boody

Sources (7)

  • Christianie Boody in household of David Boody, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christinia Bush, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Christina Bush Boody, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc).

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Busch .

Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Buš, Búš (see Bus ).

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

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