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George Wilson Bush

  • Birth 12 Apr 1857 Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 1946 Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 30183187

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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  • Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
  • Originally Created by: John Melton
  • Added: 29 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30183187
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Wilson Bush (12 Apr 1857–16 Dec 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30183187, citing Princeville Township Cemetery, Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by One Foot In The Grave (contributor 47388650) .