Ora Clayton Bush

22 October 1905–24 April 1988 (Age 82)
Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ora Clayton

When Ora Clayton Bush was born on 22 October 1905, in Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States, his father, Chester C. Bush, was 24 and his mother, Jessie S. Marrs, was 22. He married Golden Hartzell Todd about 1929, in Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Edgar Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1988, in Chrisman, Ross Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Ora Clayton Bush
1905–1988
Golden Hartzell Todd
1908–1996
Marriage: about 1929
Phillip Ray Bush
1937–
Harold Jay Bush
1943–2015

Spouse and Children

    Male1905–1988Male

    Golden Hartzell Todd

    Female1908–1996Female

MARRIAGE
about 1929
Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    Phillip Ray Bush

    Male1937–Male

    Harold Jay Bush

    Male1943–2015Male

Parents and Siblings

    Chester C. Bush

    Male1880–1913Male

    Female1883–1975Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1905–1988Male

    Fay Bush

    Female1907–1963Female

    Emma Bush

    Female1909–Female

    Ray Bush

    Male1912–Male

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ora Bush, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ora Bush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora Bush in household of Harry L Bush, "United States Census, 1920"

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