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Josephine Wheelwright Rust
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Birth: May 5, 1864
Westmoreland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1931
District Of Columbia, USA

daughter of Frederick Dodge and Eleanor Ann Hungerford Wheelwright
wife of Harry Lee Rust
Founder and First President of the Wakefield National Memorial Association which spearheaded the restoration of George Washington's Birthplace in Westmoreland Co., VA
Grandchildren called her "Lady Mother"
Honored by the French and Italian governments with medals for humane endeavors during WWI
1921 the Italian Red Cross honored her with a large Silver Medal for her labors in behalf of the war-time helpless in Italy.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frederick Dodge Wheelwright (1817 - 1898)
  Eleanor Anne Hungerford Wheelwright (1824 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Harry Lee Rust (1861 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Lee Rust (1893 - 1967)*
  Gwinn Wheelwright Rust (1899 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Christopher Wheelwright (1846 - 1864)*
  Eleanor Hungerford Wheelwright (1860 - 1940)*
  Josephine Wheelwright Rust (1864 - 1931)
  Jere Hungerford Wheelwright (1868 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section 10, Lot 3
 
Created by: Dal Mallory
Record added: Apr 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26436820
Josephine <i>Wheelwright</i> Rust
Added by: Dal Mallory
 
Josephine <i>Wheelwright</i> Rust
Added by: Dal Mallory
 
Josephine <i>Wheelwright</i> Rust
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