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Joseph Fabian Busby
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1861
Boone County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1925
Rushville
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA

Obituary for Joseph Fabian Busby
Rushville Times, September 1925
Joseph Fabian Busby, second son of George and Susan Busby was born in Boone county, Kentucky, March 30, 1860, and departed this life at the family residence in Rushville township at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 27, 1925; aged 64 years, 4 months and 28 days.
He was one of a family of ten children. Of this number two sisters, Mrs. Anna Dennis of Kewanee, IL; Mrs. Nettie Morgan of Littleton, and one brother Frank Busby of Cooperstown, IL are left. In 1865 he came with his parents to Illinois and has since made his home in Schuyler and Brown counties.
In the spring of 1880 he was married to Josephie Jennings. To this union one daughter was born, Mrs. Mae Grafton, of Rushville, IL. On March 5, 1885, he was again married to Rosetta Jennings. To this union thirteen children were born, two sons dying in infancy, and one daughter, Grace Mildred passed away about three years ago. Those surviving are: Mrs. Mary Waid, Mrs. Nettie Lempke and Clarence Lee of Kewanee, IL; Mrs. Bessie Rose of Keokuk, IA; Mrs. Ada Walton of Browning, IL; Mrs. Josephine Groves of Canton, IL; Mrs. Gladys Haffner of Rushville; Hazel, Henry, and Harlan, at home. These with the sorrowing wife are broken with grief by the loss of a loving husband and father." 
 
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 Spouses:
  Rosetta C Jennings Busby (1870 - 1934)
  Deliah Josephine Jennings Busby (1865 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Mae Busby Grafton (1881 - 1970)*
  Mary S Busby Waid (1885 - 1941)*
  Charles Clinton Busby (1887 - 1889)*
  Bessie Jane Busby Rose (1888 - 1980)*
  Clarence Lee Busby (1894 - 1971)*
  Noah Warren Busby (1896 - 1897)*
  Grace Mildred Busby (1898 - 1922)*
  Harlan Busby (1901 - 1976)*
  Henry O Busby (1901 - 1975)*
  Ada E Busby Walton (1904 - 1986)*
  Hazel H. Busby Ward (1904 - 1978)*
  Gladys L Busby Pearson (1908 - 1989)*
  Josephine Busby Grove (1910 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christian Neck Cemetery
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: CWhite
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62032157
Joseph Fabian Busby
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