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Eleanor Adams Stanton Bush
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Birth: May 9, 1857
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1910
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA

She was married to Major James Clark Bush, United States Army on January 8, 1880 in Washington, D.C. They had one daughter, Eleanor Stanton Bush, born January 1, 1882.

The New Orleans Item
Wednesday, September 28, 1910
Operation Caused Mrs. Bush's Death
No particulars of the death of Mrs. Eleanor A. Stanton Bush, the eldest daughter of Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War in the cabinet of Abraham Lincoln and sister of L.H. Stanton, a broker of New Orleans, in Berkeley, California, on Monday, have been received. Mr. Stanton had heard of the illness of his sister while in Virginia and was hurrying to California when he received the news of her death upon his arrival in this city on Tuesday.

It is understood that Mrs. Bush died after an operation at the residence of her only daughter, Mrs. [Eleanor Stanton Bush] Chamberlain, the wife of Major [Weston Percival] Chamberlain, United States Army. Major Chamberlain was at one time the Commandant at Jackson Barracks and Mrs. Bush visited her daughter at the army post on a number of occasions and became well known in this city.

Mrs. Bush was born in Washington, D.C. in 1857 and lived many years in the national capital. She was married to Colonel James C. Bush, United States Army, an officer in the artillery, who died four years ago while Commander of Fort Warren, in Boston Harbor.

Mr. Stanton has received no information as to the arrangements for interment, but is of the opinion that the body will be taken to Washington to be buried beside her father, mother and other members of the family.

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Place of death from PJ Horn
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814 - 1869)
  Ellen Hutchison Stanton (1830 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  James Clark Bush (1850 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Eleanor Stanton Bush Chamberlain (1882 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Lamson Stanton (1837 - 1841)**
  Edwin Lamson Stanton (1842 - 1877)**
  Eleanor Adams Stanton Bush (1857 - 1910)
  Lewis Hutchinson Stanton (1860 - 1938)*
  James Hutchinson Stanton (1861 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Reno Hill, Lot 675.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Sep 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42143797
Eleanor Adams <i>Stanton</i> Bush
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Eleanor Adams <i>Stanton</i> Bush
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 Added: May. 19, 2014
 
 
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