Elizabeth Sarah Lush

Female16 August 1861–11 July 1944

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Sarah

When Elizabeth Sarah Lush was born on 16 August 1861, in North Bierley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Priestley Lush, was 36 and her mother, Susannah Salter, was 34. She married Charles Henry Street on 18 May 1884, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1920. She died on 11 July 1944, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Michaels Cemetery, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Street
Elizabeth Sarah Lush
Marriage: 18 May 1884
Louisa Lush Street
James F. Street
John William Street
Eleanor Street
Sister M Ethelreda Susan Street
Florence Street

Sources (27)

  • Elizabeth Street in household of Charles Street, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Lush, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Lust, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1884Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 2

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.


    Age 23

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English lush ‘loose, relaxed, slack’.

    Probably an Americanized form of German Lüsch (see Lusch ).

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

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