Byron Rushing

8 August 1923–14 February 1989 (Age 65)
Springfield, Livingston, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Byron

When Byron Rushing was born on 8 August 1923, his father, Curtis Rushing, was 32 and his mother, Estella Susan Johnson, was 36. He had at least 1 daughter with Lois August Nickens. He lived in Beat 2, Walthall, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Ward Seven, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1989, in Springfield, Livingston, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Carters Cemetery, Springfield, Livingston, Louisiana, United States.

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Byron Rushing
Lois August Nickens
Norma Rushing

Spouse and Children



    Norma Rushing


Parents and Siblings


    Estella Susan Johnson




    Mamie Rushing


    Julia Rushing


    Walter M. Rushing


    Myra Rushing


    Eunice Joyce Rushing


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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 2

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 4

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

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the eastern German family name Rusching, a variant of Rusche 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Byron E Rushing in household of Curtis C Rushing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rushing in household of Curtis Rushing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Byron Rushing in entry for Mamie Rushing Bell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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