William Bush

Photo added by Donald Greyfield

William Bush

  • Birth unknown North Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Nov 1892 Fountain City, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Fountain City, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Random Selection
  • Memorial ID 11163896

Conductor, Underground Railroad. Among the 2,000 slaves Levi Coffin assisted, William Bush, a settler of Newport, reached Levi's house wearing wooden shoes. William became a conductor for other runaway slaves.


Inscription

WILLIAM BUSH
"SLAVE"
ASSISTED LEVI COFFIN
WITH THE SLAVES
FLIGHT FROM BONDAGE
TO FREEDOM.


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  • Created by: Donald Greyfield
  • Added: 13 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11163896
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Bush (unknown–2 Nov 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11163896, citing Willow Grove Cemetery, Fountain City, Wayne County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Donald Greyfield (contributor 46585747) .