Jay Laurence Lush

3 January 1896–2 May 1982 (Age 86)
Buchanan Township, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Jay Laurence

When Jay Laurence Lush was born on 3 January 1896, in Buchanan Township, Page, Iowa, United States, his father, Hezekiah Henry Lush, was 45 and his mother, Mary Eliza Beth Pritchard, was 30. He married Adaline Lincoln on 20 December 1923, in Crawford, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in College Station, Brazos, Texas, United States in 1923 and Ames, Story, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 May 1982, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Jay Laurence Lush
Adaline Lincoln
Marriage: 20 December 1923
David A. Lush

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1923Crawford, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
    Age 17
    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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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    Sources (17)

    • Jay Lawrence Lush in entry for David Alan Lush, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Jay L Luse in household of Henry Luse, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jay L Lush, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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