Marion Newton Rush

4 August 1876–3 August 1935 (Age 59)
Lower District, Washington, Virginia

The Life of Marion Newton

When Marion Newton Rush was born on 4 August 1876, his father, Jeremiah Campbell Rush, was 39 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Davidson, was 33. He married Daisy Jane Parker on 10 June 1906, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Warsaw, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years. He died on 3 August 1935, at the age of 58, and was buried in Warsaw, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Marion Newton Rush
Daisy Jane Parker
Marriage: 10 June 1906
Ernest Marion Rush
Jerry D Rush
Graham Rush
Daisy Rush Jackson

Spouse and Children

10 June 1906
Onslow, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 18

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

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)

  • Marion N Rush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M N Rush, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maryon N Rush, "United States Census, 1930"

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