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Abigail Norton Bush
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1810
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1898
Vacaville
Solano County
California, USA

Abigail (Norton) Bush was the wife of Henry Bush. They were married in 1831. She was active in the Woman's Rights movement and presided over the Adjourned Convention in Rochester, New York of the 1st Woman's Rights Convention in 1848.

US Census September 24, 1850
Rochester, Ward 8, Monroe Co., NY
Family Number 524
BUSH
Henry age 45, b1805 VT, stove manufacturer
Abigail age 40, b1810 NY
dau Caroline age 19, b1831 NY
son Norton age 16, b1834 NY
son David age 14, b1836 OH
son Obadiah age 9, b1841 OH
son George age 3, b1847 NY
Jane Shelman age 20, b1830 NY

Her Letter To Susan B. Anthony In 1898 -
"It has seemed long in coming, but I think the time draws near when women will be acknowledged as equal with man. Heaven grant the day to dawn soon!" - Abigail died shortly after writing this letter.

Death Notice
The San Francisco Call
Friday, December 2, 1898
BUSH.--Died Abigail Bush, dearly beloved mother of Eva B. Jones, George T., Edward N. and David S. Bush, in the 89th year of her age. Interment at Martinez tomorrow (Saturday) at 11 o'clock. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Henry Bush (1805 - 1879)
 
Burial:
Alhambra Cemetery
Martinez
Contra Costa County
California, USA
 
Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
Record added: Sep 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76508593
Abigail <i>Norton</i> Bush
Added by: Scott McKinzie
 
Abigail <i>Norton</i> Bush
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- Jim Bradley
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013
 
 
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