John Neal Bush

7 January 1937–26 July 2002 (Age 65)
Washington, Florida, United States

The Life of John Neal

When John Neal Bush was born on 7 January 1937, in Washington, Florida, United States, his father, Andrew B Bush, was 28 and his mother, Jahaza Evelyn Porter Bush, was 23. He lived in Florida, United States in 1945. He died on 26 July 2002, in Wewahitchka, Gulf, Florida, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Buckhorn Cemetery, Wewahitchka, Gulf, Florida, United States.

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Andrew B Bush
Jahaza Evelyn Porter Bush
John Neal Bush
Jean Bush

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew B Bush


    Jahaza Evelyn Porter Bush





    Jean Bush


World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 4

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • John Neil Bush, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • John N Bush, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John Neal Bush, "Find A Grave Index"

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