Edwin Earl Bush

15 May 1888–7 February 1978 (Age 89)
Clover, Rush Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Earl

When Edwin Earl Bush was born on 15 May 1888, in Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Richard Nelson Bush, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Maria Green, was 37. He married Rachel Lythgoe Dearden on 5 October 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 February 1978, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Earl Bush
Rachel Lythgoe Dearden
Marriage: 5 October 1905
Lilia Elizabeth Bush
Ross N Dearden Bush
Erla Rosamond Bush

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 3
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 8
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1912 · The Bonneville Speed Way
    Age 24
    The Bonneville Speedway is located northeast of Wendover, Utah and is part of the Bonneville Salt Flats Race Track. The Bonneville Speedway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being the venue for numerous land speed records.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc).Americanized form (translation into English) of German Busch .Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Buš, Búš (see Bus ).

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

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    Sources (43)

    • E E Bush in entry for Bush, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Edwin Earl Bush, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • E E Bush in entry for R N Bush and Dorothy Holmes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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