Beulah Alma Bush

9 April 1899–8 April 1978 (Age 79)
Shields, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beulah Alma

When Beulah Alma Bush was born on 9 April 1899, in Shields, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, William Edward Bush, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Elva Starnes, was 30. She lived in Field Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Farrington Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 8 April 1978, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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George J Wilkerson
Beulah Alma Bush

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    George J Wilkerson



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    William Edward Bush





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Beulah Wilkerson in household of George Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah Busch in household of W E Busch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bulia A Bush in household of William Bush, "United States Census, 1900"

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