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George Wilson Bush
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1857
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1946
Princeville
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Born in Jubilee Twp. Son of Andrew & Elizabeth (Wakefield) Bush, husband of Etta Lawson, m. Jan 16, 1877.

Princeville Telephone
Dec 1946

George Wilson Bush, Prominent Resident Dies December 16

George Wilson Bush was born in Jubilee township, April 12, 1857 and died in Princeville 16, aged 89 years, 8 months and 4 days.
(Obituary clipping cut off) .four children: Joseph, who died at the age of three years; Rose E. Mendenhall and Maude R .Bouton, both of Princeville; Mrs. Myrtle M. Forney, who die May 20, 1909.
Those immediate family who mourn his departure are the two daughters, Rose and Maude; two sisters; Mrs. Sophia Harrison of Peoria; and a brother Charles in Saskatchewan, Canada. There are also seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and number of nieces and nephews.
He joined the Princeville M. E. church during the successful pastorate of Rev. Alexander Smith. He had the respect and love of a wide circle of friends and neighbors and especially the young people. He lived most of his life in the Princeville community.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Hanford Bush (1809 - 1878)
  Elizabeth Wakefield Bush (1827 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Caroline Lawson Bush (1862 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Joseph W Bush (1877 - 1880)*
  Maude Ruth Bush Bouton (1883 - 1975)*
  Myrtle Mae Bush Forney (1886 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Elizabeth Bush Smith (1844 - 1876)*
  John O Bush (1845 - 1872)*
  Joseph David Bush (1855 - 1934)*
  George Wilson Bush (1857 - 1946)
  Sophia Ruth Bush Harrison (1859 - 1947)*
  Charles Andrew Bush (1862 - 1948)*
  Louella Jennette Bush Bouton (1864 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeville Township Cemetery
Princeville
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
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George Wilson Bush
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George Wilson Bush
Added by: John Melton
 
George Wilson Bush
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