Shirley Bush

28 August 1895–27 June 1951 (Age 55)
Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Shirley

When Shirley Bush was born on 28 August 1895, in Michigan, United States, his father, Lewis G. Bush, was 27 and his mother, Jennie Genevieve Bush, was 24. He married Emma Anna Charlotte Mehl in 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in North Star Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 27 June 1951, in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Pine Plains Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States.

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Shirley Bush
Emma Anna Charlotte Mehl
Marriage: 1913
Baby Boy Bush
Ethel Bush
Evelyn Bush

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 8
Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 15
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

(1997: 28430;2007: 61836; 2010: 84018)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 .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Shirley D Bush, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Shirley Bush in household of Lewis Bush, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Shirley Bush in entry for Charles Schonert and Ethel Bush, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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