Francis Tandy Bush

16 February 1785–20 July 1841 (Age 56)
Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of Francis Tandy

When Francis Tandy Bush was born on 16 February 1785, in Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States, her father, William Harrington Bush, was 38 and her mother, Frances Tandy Burris, was 23. She married George Washington Giddings on 23 November 1802, in Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lake Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 20 July 1841, in Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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George Washington Giddings
Francis Tandy Bush
Marriage: 23 November 1802
Mary Luann Giddings
Frances Tandy Giddings
William Braxton Giddings
James Madison Giddings
Tandy B Giddings
Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings
F. T. Giddings
Lloyd B. Giddings

Spouse and Children

23 November 1802
Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States


    Mary Luann Giddings


    William Braxton Giddings


    James Madison Giddings


    Tandy B Giddings


    Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 3

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 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); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name.2 Americanized spelling of German Busch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francisca (Frances) Tandy Bush Giddings, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frances Tandy Bush Giddings, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francis Frankey Bush -

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