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John Bushong, Jr
Birth: Oct. 16, 1797
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1885
Cloud County
Kansas, USA


Bushong, John -
Died at the residence of Peter Bushong, Cloud Co., Kansas, April 20th, 1885, after an illness of several weeks.
John Bushong, aged 87 years 6 months and 4 days. The deceased was born in KY Oct. 16, 1797. Was taken by his
parents to Ross County, Ohio, when an infant.

Married when about 18 years of age to Miss Eleanor Rush, by whom there were seven children born to him.

While he was sick he told me that in the same year he was walking alone in deep distress of mind and threw himself in the hands of the Lord; and then and there there was a light shone about him above the brightness of the noonday sun, but he said he had not lived all these years as he should.

In the year 1833 he married again to Rachel Van Voorhis, of Logan Co., Ohio, they having seven boys and one girl born to them.

He was of strong constitution, a great reader of history and the Bible and the last 28 or 30 years of his life a devoted christian; joined the Christian church at Lynnville, Iowa, about 18 years ago. He lived in peace with all men, suffering wrong rather than to have trouble, and as long as the writer can recollect was called by his neighbors and all that knew him "Uncle John". He was what most people would call a radical prohibitionist, but with all this he has gone from us never to return and we miss him more so probably from the fact that he was blind the last 6 years of his life, we having to see after him the more, yet we do not mourn as those that have no hope but if faithful will meet his angelic form in that sweet bye and bye.

Source: The Miltonvale News, May 7, 1885
(Submitted by V. Guzman)

Father: John Bushong (1760-1825)
Mother: Jenette Summers Young

Siblings: George, Nancy, Sally,James, John

1.) Married: Eleanor Ruth Rush (1789-1829) on 5/12/1816 Ross Co., Ohio.
2.) Married: Rachel Van Hoorhis (1809-1885) on 8/6/1833 Logan Co., Ohio.


*1. Henry Andrew Bushong (1817-1889) M-Ruth Hamilton & Rebecca Sanders

*2. Lewis Augustus Edy Bushong (1818-1863) M-Phoebe Haines

3. Mary (1/20/1820)

*4. Julia Bushong (4/16/1821-12/4/1852)) M-Samuel Van Voohis (12/29/1816-4/7/1850.) Married on 8/23/1838 Logan Co., Ohio

*5. Elizabeth Bushong (12/28/1823-1889) M-Isaac Longstreth Haines (11/2/1832-1864) D-Milburne, Unita Co, Wyoming. Married 12/7/1861 in Jasper, Iowa.

6. Lydia Bushong (1826-1842)

*7. James Bushong (1828-1849)
*8. George W. Bushong (1834-1909) M-Elizabeth Phillips

*9. Peter B. Bushong (1836-1924) M-Martha White, Elizabeth Elliott, Hannah Hinshaw

*10. John D Bushong (1838-1912) M-Mary Lawton

11. Joseph Bushong (1840-1840)

*12. Samuel Bushong (1841-1925) M-Phebe Medanhall, Fannie Foster

13. William Bushong (1847-1855)

*14. Matilda Bushong (1850-1930) M-Jesse Stallings

15. John A Bushong (1864)

1850 Riley, Putnam Co Ohio
John Bushong M 52 Kentucky
Rachel Bushong F 41 Ohio
George Bushong M 14 Ohio
Peter Bushong M 14 Ohio
John Bushong M 12 Ohio
Samuel Bushong M 8 Ohio
William Bushong M 2 Ohio

1860 Lynn Grove Jasper Co Iowa
John Bushong 62 Kentucky
Rachel Bushong 51 Ohio
Samuel Bushong 18 ill
Mahilda Bushong 8 Ohio
?.? Vanhorris 9 Ohio
John D Bushong 32 Ohio

1870 Iowa
John Bushong M 72 Kentucky
Rachel Bushong F 61 Ohio
John A G Bushong M 6 Iowa

1880 Meredith Cloud, Kansas
Self Jesse C. Stallings M 33 Indiana
Wife Matilda Stallings F 29 Ohio
Daughter Cara Stallings F 7 Iowa
Father John Bushong M 82 Kentucky
Mother Rachael Bushong F 71 Ohio
Nephew Frank Bushong M 19 Iowa
Nephew Grant Bushong M 16 Iowa,

(Probably from Ross County)
Served from Sep. 14, until Oct. 14, 1812
War of 1812/
Capt. John Foster
Sergt. David Lyons
Sergt. William Slaughter
Corp. Samuel Corwin
***Bishong, John Age 15?
Debruler, Jacob
Hampton, Dudley
Hamson, John
Hulse, William
Lockhart, Elijah
Scott, Peter
Wood, Jonathan

John Bishong
mentioned in the record of John Bishong and Eleanor Rush
Name John Bishong
Spouse's Name Eleanor Rush
Event Date 12 May 1816
Event Place Ross,Ohio

Family links: 
  John Bushong (1760 - 1825)
  Jenette Summers Young Bushong (____ - 1821)
  Eleanor Ruth Rush Bushong (1797 - 1829)*
  Rachel Van Voorhis Bushong (1809 - 1885)*
  Henry Andrew Bushong (1817 - 1889)*
  Lewis Augustus Edy Bushong (1818 - 1863)*
  Julia Bushong Van Voorhis (1821 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Bushong Haines (1823 - 1889)*
  James Bushong (1828 - 1849)*
  George W Bushong (1834 - 1909)*
  Peter B. Bushong (1836 - 1924)*
  John D Bushong (1838 - 1912)*
  Samuel Bushong (1841 - 1925)*
  Matilda Ann Bushong Stallings (1850 - 1930)*
  George Bushong (1788 - 1880)*
  James Bushong (1790 - 1826)*
  Nancy Bushong Young (1792 - 1853)*
  John Bushong (1797 - 1885)
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Union Cemetery
Cloud County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Bushong Weiss
Originally Created by: Rick Bushong
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
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John Bushong, Jr
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John Bushong, Jr
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