Ursula Grace Bushnell

28 June 1870–5 December 1961 (Age 91)
Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States

The Life of Ursula Grace

When Ursula Grace Bushnell was born on 28 June 1870, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, her father, Jason Augustus Bushnell, was 41 and her mother, Martha Ann Bernard, was 39. She married Allyn Heald Cooke on 1 February 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Willow Glen, San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1930 and San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1938. She died on 5 December 1961, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allyn Heald Cooke
1866–1898
Ursula Grace Bushnell
1870–1961
Marriage: 1 February 1895
Rev. Allyn Bushnell Cooke
1896–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1895
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Jason Augustus Bushnell

    Male1828–1878Male

    Female1831–1904Female

siblings

(6)

    Helen Elva Bushnell

    Female1853–1933Female

    George Corydon Bushnell

    Male1856–1857Male

    George Edward Bernard Bushnell

    Male1859–1922Male

    Harriet Matilda Bushnell

    Female1863–1937Female

    Daniel Agustus Bushnell

    Male1865–1867Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Modoc War

Age 2

Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Grace B Durrell in household of George G Durrell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Cooke in household of Martha A Bushnell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace B Durrell, "United States Census, 1930"

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