Zina Hill Bushnell

Male15 August 1814–17 February 1896

Brief Life History of Zina Hill

When Zina Hill Bushnell was born on 15 August 1814, in Westbrook, Saybrook, British Colonial America, his father, Zina Bushnell, was 32 and his mother, Flora Hill, was 27. He married Louisa Gage on 17 April 1838, in Newark Valley, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Newark, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 February 1896, in Newark Valley, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bushnell Cemetery, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zina Hill Bushnell
1814–1896
Louisa Gage
1816–1901
Marriage: 17 April 1838
Edwin Gage Bushnell
1839–1900
Lydia Louise Bushnell
1841–1925
Flora Arminta Bushnell
1846–1889
Theron Hill Bushnell
1848–1902

Sources (15)

  • Zenah Bushnell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Zina H Bushnell, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Zina H Bushnell, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1838Newark Valley, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 5

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1826

    Age 12

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 22

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Bushnells Green in Bucklebury (Berkshire), early recorded as Bushenell or Busshendhill.

    History: Francis Bushnell came to New Haven, CT, in 1639, and was a founder of Guilford, CT.

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

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