Ethel Chrisman

11 March 1890–February 1981 (Age 90)
Texas, United States

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Chrisman was born on 11 March 1890, in Texas, United States, her father, Yell S Chrissman, was 30 and her mother, Martha Jane Ammons, was 24. She married James Logan Rush on 20 January 1907, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Barton Township, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in February 1981, in United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

James Logan Rush
Ethel Chrisman
Marriage: 20 January 1907
Perry Joseph Rush
Artie May Rush
Geneva J Rush
Mildred Rush
Dorothy Rush
James Odell Rush
Cordell Logan Rush

Spouse and Children

20 January 1907
Newton, Arkansas, United States


    Perry Joseph Rush


    Artie May Rush



    Mildred Rush


    Dorothy Rush


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Yell S Chrissman





World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 14

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 24

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of German Christmann .2 Respelling of English Christman .3 Respelling of Slovenian Križman ( see Krizman 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Rush in household of James L Rush, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Rush in household of James Rush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Chrisman in household of Martha J Earp, "United States Census, 1900"

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