Oliver Lewis Bush

26 March 1882–9 April 1954 (Age 72)
Cainsville, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Oliver Lewis

When Oliver Lewis Bush was born on 26 March 1882, in Cainsville, Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, Francis Peterson Bush, was 30 and his mother, Emma Elizabeth Burk, was 24. He lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 April 1954, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Francis Peterson Bush
1852–1927
Emma Elizabeth Burk
1857–1927
Della H Bush
1873–1956
Alla Bush
1875–
James Albert Bush
1875–
John William Bush
1877–1943
Edward Bush
1881–1961
Oliver Lewis Bush
1882–1954
Frederick Andrew Bush
1884–1934
Charles Richard Bush
1889–1957
LeRoy Francis Bush
1891–1965
Bush
1892–
Bush
1896–

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Peterson Bush

    Male1852–1927Male

    Emma Elizabeth Burk

    Female1857–1927Female

siblings

(11)

    Female1873–1956Female

    Alla Bush

    Male1875–Male

    James Albert Bush

    Male1875–Male

    Male1877–1943Male

    Edward Bush

    Male1881–1961Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 7

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Oliver Bush in household of Francis P Bush, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oliver Bush in household of Frank P Bush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ollie Lewis Buch, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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