Catherine Rush

about 1838–5 February 1921 (Age 83)
Cumberland, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Catherine

Catherine Rush was born about 1838, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States. She married Elzy C Claywell about 1865, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Burkesville, Cumberland, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 5 February 1921, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bow, Cumberland, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elzy C Claywell
1825–1875
Catherine Rush
1838–1921
Marriage: about 1865
William Claywell
1866–
Richard Claywell
1868–
Lou Ellen Claywell
1871–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1865
Cumberland, Kentucky, United States
children

(3)

    William Claywell

    Male1866–Male

    Richard Claywell

    Male1868–Male

    Female1871–1924Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 12

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 23

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived among rushes, from Middle English rush (a collective singular, Old English rysc), or perhaps an occupational name for someone who wove mats, baskets, and other articles out of rushes.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruis ‘descendant of Ros’, a personal name perhaps derived from ros ‘wood’. In Connacht it has also been used as a translation of Ó Luachra ( see Loughrey ).3 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada, ‘descendant of Fuada’ a personal name meaning ‘hasty’, ‘rushing’ ( see Foody ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Catharine Claywell in household of E Claywell, "United States Census, 1870"

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