Samuel Josiah Busby

Male10 February 1871–6 September 1966

Brief Life History of Samuel Josiah

When Samuel Josiah Busby was born on 10 February 1871, in Birch Tree, Shannon, Missouri, United States, his father, William Joseph Busby, was 22 and his mother, Mary Jane Weaver, was 23. He married Martha Anne Thomas on 23 October 1901, in Shannon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Birch Tree Township, Shannon, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 6 September 1966, in Montier, Shannon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Montier, Shannon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Josiah Busby
1871–1966
Martha Anne Thomas
1879–1958
Marriage: 23 October 1901
Lora Busby
1902–1982
Lena Busby
1904–1997
Lynn Lowell "Red" Busby
1908–1979

Sources (8)

  • Sam J Busby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel J Busby, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Samuel J. Busby, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    23 October 1901Shannon, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 1

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Busby in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush, shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + ‘homestead, village’. Alternatively, a habitational name from Bushby in Leicestershire.

    Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Busby in Carmunnock (Renfrewshire).

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

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