|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1834, Germany|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 1905|
Born in Blazheim, Germany, in 1834, he emigrated to America in 1852. For 5 years he lived in Dane County, WI where his parents farmed. In 1857 he came to Scott County and farmed land just north of St. Benedict. He donated part of his farm land for to the Catholic Diocese for the building of St. Benedict church and school.
Christian had two wives. He married the first Margarethe Berndgen in 1857 and they had 7 children. Margaret died in 1871 and wasting no time Christian married another Margaret, the daughter of a neighbor Johann Hoffman on Feb 20, 1872. She was 19 years younger than he and together they had 13 children for a total of, at least, 20 children fathered by Christian.
Two of the Busch and Hoffman children married each other: Peter Busch with Anna Hoffman, Anna Busch with Christian Hoffman.
St. Benedict Church was closed in 201l.
(bio by: Mrluckey)
Margaretha C. Hoffman Busch (1853 - 1930)*
Margaret C Hoffman Busch (1853 - 1930)*
Johann Busch (1857 - 1888)*
Peter Busch (1861 - 1937)*
Anna Busch Hoffman (1863 - 1900)*
Joseph Busch (1865 - 1871)*
Gerhard Busch (1868 - 1943)*
Andreas J. Busch (1870 - 1900)*
Joseph J Busch (1873 - 1966)*
Christian J. Busch (1877 - 1961)*
Henry Busch (1880 - 1977)*
Bernard J. Busch (1887 - 1973)*
Carletta Busch (1890 - 1988)*
Albert M. Busch (1894 - 1988)*
Saint Benedict Cemetery
Plot: Row 4
Maintained by: Mrluckey
Originally Created by: Theresa Phillips
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24189312
God Bless you and Your Family Christian!|
Added: Jul. 27, 2009