Pearley Gideon Bush

9 June 1887–1 February 1968 (Age 80)
Copperas Cove, Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Pearley Gideon

When Pearley Gideon Bush was born on 9 June 1887, in Copperas Cove, Coryell, Texas, United States, her father, Gideon Bransford Bush, was 47 and her mother, Perthena Elizabeth Millsaps, was 31. She married Charles Lyles Berry on 21 May 1908, in Lampasas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 1 February 1968, in Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Copperas Cove, Coryell, Texas, United States.

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Clide McVey
Pearley Gideon Bush
Marriage: 11 July 1915
Evelyn Fannie Mcvey
Woodrow Wilson Mcvey
Edna June Mcvey

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  • Marriage
    11 July 1915Bell, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 7
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 22
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    1 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); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name.2 Americanized spelling of German Busch .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Pearlie G Bush in household of Pasthe* Bush, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Pearly Mcvey in household of Clide Mcvey, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Pearl Mcvey in household of Clyde Mcvey, "United States Census, 1930"

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