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Susanna "Grandma" Ritchey Busby
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Birth: 1795
Nicholas County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1893
Christian County
Illinois, USA

Died age 98y 1m 23d
1870 census gives her name as Susanna

Free Press-Gazette Friday Dec. 1, 1893
At the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. J. N. Skinner, in Greenwood township, Nov. 26, 1893, Grandma Busby, as she was familiarly known, age 98 years, 1 month, 23 days.
The deceased was born in Nichols county, Kentucky, in 1795, and was married to Mathew Busby in 1815, moving to Indiana in 1828. After the demise of her husband in 1847, she made her home with her children in Indiana and Illinois. She was the mother of nine children, three of whom precceded her in death, and could point with pride on the fifth generation, being at the time a great-great-grandmother. She professed religion in her youth and was always a faithful and conscientious worker in the cause she believed to be right, having worked with Rev. Linley and Mrs. Rood in the first revival ever held in Nokomis, and was instrumental in organizing Center Grove church. At the time of her death she was a pensioner of the war of 1812. 
 
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 Parents:
  Gilbert Ritchey (1758 - 1854)
  Magdalena Ritchey (1764 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mathew Busby (1790 - 1847)*
 
 Children:
  Madison Busby (1821 - 1893)*
  Rebecca Alice Busby Garrison (1823 - ____)*
  John R. Busby (1827 - 1902)*
  Francis M Busby (1832 - 1910)*
  Reuben Busby (1835 - 1906)*
  Julia Ann Busby Skinner (1841 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Catherine Ritchey Waggoner (1779 - 1841)*
  Solomon Ritchey (1785 - 1840)*
  John Richey (1792 - 1875)*
  Susanna Ritchey Busby (1795 - 1893)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Grove Cemetery
Wenonah
Christian County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Connee Speiser
Originally Created by: Garey Cearlock
Record added: Nov 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16835110
Susanna Grandma <i>Ritchey</i> Busby
Added by: Joan Pearson-Blood
 
Susanna Grandma <i>Ritchey</i> Busby
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Added by: Dennis Pearse
 
 
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 Added: Mar. 14, 2010
 
 
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