Ida Columba Busch

22 February 1905–5 June 1991 (Age 86)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ida Columba

When Ida Columba Busch was born on 22 February 1905, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Mathias Busch, was 36 and her mother, Margaretha Kaufmann, was 34. She married Leland Goaslind Stockdale on 15 May 1931. She lived in Johnson, Whitman, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 5 June 1991, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Leland Goaslind Stockdale
Ida Columba Busch
Marriage: 15 May 1931

Spouse and Children

15 May 1931

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 2

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 27

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

Name Meaning

German (also Büsch): topographic name for someone who lived by a thicket or wood, from Middle High German busch ‘bush’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Stockdale in household of Leland G Stockdale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Busch in household of Joseph Kramer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida Bush in household of Mathies Bush, "United States Census, 1910"

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