Louisa Texas Estes

8 May 1854–15 November 1903 (Age 49)
DeKalb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Louisa Texas

When Louisa Texas Estes was born on 8 May 1854, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States, her father, Reuben James Estes, was 25 and her mother, Permelia Reed, was 27. She married John I Rushing on 25 July 1872, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Walnut Grove, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 15 November 1903, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Edgewood, Van Zandt, Texas, United States.

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John I Rushing
Louisa Texas Estes
Marriage: 25 July 1872
Barnabas Reuben Rushing
Elizabeth Lucinda Sarah Rushing
John Kenneth Rushing

Spouse and Children

25 July 1872
Leake, Mississippi, United States



    Elizabeth Lucinda Sarah Rushing


    John Kenneth Rushing


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 7

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 14

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Eastes , still pronounced today as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luiser Rushing in household of John J Rushing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Texas Rushing in household of John I Rushing, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa Estis in entry for Lizzie Rushing, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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