Briant Bush

1824–1896 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Briant

Briant Bush was born on 2 June 1824, in South Carolina, United States as the son of Richard Bush. He married Caroline. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 1 June 1896, in Houston, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Briant Bush
1824–1896
Caroline
1829–
Marriage:
Mary Bush
1846–1915
Louisa Jane Bush
1848–1943
Melissa Bush
1854–
Thomas Bush
1856–

Spouse and Children

    Male1824–1896Male

    Caroline

    Female1829–Female

MARRIAGE
children

(4)

    Mary Bush

    Female1846–1915Female

    Female1848–1943Female

    Melissa Bush

    Female1854–Female

    Thomas Bush

    Male1856–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 5

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Bryan Bush, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census for
  • 1850 United States Federal Census for Briant Bush

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