William Harvey Bush

Male7 April 1845–21 February 1918

Brief Life History of William Harvey

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.

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William Harvey Bush
Mary Polly Craft
Marriage: 1866
William Bush
Phillip Sheridan Bush
Charles Franklin Bush
Henrietta Bush
Thomas W Bush
James Madison Bush
John Andrew Russell Bush
George Edward Bush

Sources (17)

  • Harvey Bush, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harvey Bush, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William Harvey Bush, "Find A Grave Index"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 18

    On June 20, 1863, Cabell County, Virginia, was one of the 50 counties separated from Virginia at the height of the American Civil War to form the State of West Virginia


    Age 20

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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