Josephine Maud Mary Bush

24 September 1893–December 1969 (Age 76)
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Josephine Maud Mary

When Josephine Maud Mary Bush was born on 24 September 1893, in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, her father, Francis James Bush, was 24 and her mother, Jessie Henrietta Rudman, was 24. She married William George Farthing in March 1917, in Warminster, Wiltshire, England. She lived in Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in December 1969, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William George Farthing
Josephine Maud Mary Bush
Marriage: March 1917

Spouse and Children

March 1917
Warminster, Wiltshire, England

Parents and Siblings

    Francis James Bush


    Jessie Henrietta Rudman




    Percy James John Henry Bush




    Sidney George Bush


    Violet Lillian Bush


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 21

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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 (3)

  • Maud Bush in household of Francis J Bush, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Maud Bush in household of James Bush, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Bush, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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