When William Harvey Bush was born on 7 April 1845, in West Virginia, United States, his father, John Adam Bush, was 23 and his mother, Mary Virginia Hicks, was 18. He married Mary Polly Craft in 1866. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 21 February 1918, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.
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 ).