John Henry Busby

20 March 1894–28 April 1969 (Age 75)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Busby was born on 20 March 1894, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, David Andrew Busby, was 29 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Benson, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Nora Verna Anthony. He lived in Election Precinct 4 Cagle, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Cottage Hill, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 28 April 1969, in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75.

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John Henry Busby
Nora Verna Anthony
Lawrence Busby

Spouse and Children



    Lawrence Busby


Parents and Siblings

    David Andrew Busby


    Mary Rebecca Benson




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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 1

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Buzbee in household of Andrew Buzbee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Busby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Busby in household of David A Busby, "United States Census, 1910"

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