Charles Hugh Rush

11 April 1916–December 1985 (Age 69)
Mountainburg, Crawford, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Charles Hugh

When Charles Hugh Rush was born on 11 April 1916, in Mountainburg, Crawford, Arkansas, United States, his father, Peter Monroe Rush, was 40 and his mother, Julia Esther Lydia Ella Peters, was 34. He married Juanita Elizabeth Brooks on 14 February 1948, in Crawford, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Whitley Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died in December 1985, in Alma, Crawford, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Graphic, Crawford, Arkansas, United States.

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Charles Hugh Rush
Juanita Elizabeth Brooks
Marriage: 14 February 1948

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    Juanita Elizabeth Brooks


14 February 1948
Crawford, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 6

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (3)

  • Hugh Rush in household of Pete M Rush, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hugh Rush in household of Pete M Rush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles H Rush, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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