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William Jefferson Bush[1, 2]

Male 1870 - 1928


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  • Born  25 Sep 1870  , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1 Jun 1900  , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) William J. Bush, head, white male age 29, married 7 years, born Sep 1870 in GA, parents born in GA, salesman, owns a home
      2) Dola Bush, wife, white female age 24, mother of 1, 1 living, born Aug 1875 in GA, parents born in GA, [occupation listed, but blurred]
      3) Infant Bush, daughter, white female age 0, born May 1900 in GA
      4) Betty Donally, servant, single white female age 50, born June 1849 in GA, parents born in AL, maid servant, cannot read or write
      5) Sannie[?] Morton, boarder, single white female age 29, born Nov 1870 in GA, father born in TN, mother born in FL, school teacher
    Census: Federal  16 Apr 1910  , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) William J. Bush, head, white male age 39, married 17 years, born in GA, parents born in GA, dry goods merchant, owns a home
      2) Dola Bush, wife, white female age 34, mother of 2, 2 living, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Myrtle Bush, daughter, white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      4) Hoke Bush, son, white male age 4, born in GA
      5) Pete Perdue, servant, single black male age 16, born in GA, parents born in GA, porter
    Census: Federal  9 Jan 1920  Main Street, Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) William J. Bush, head, white male age 49, born in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Dola Bush, wife, white female age 44, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Myrtle Powell, daughter, widowed white female age 19, born in GA, music teacher, attended school
      4) Hoke Bush, son, white male age 13, born in GA, attended school
    Died  27 Apr 1928  , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Notice  3 May 1928  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Post-Searchlight 
    • Mr. W. J. Bush Dies

      The Decatur County friends of Mr. W. J. Bush will learn with deep regret of his death at his home in Colquitt last week. Mr. Bush was well known in Bainbridge and had many friends here. He was a visitor here very often and did considerable business at this point.
    Occupation  farmer 
    Buried  Colquitt City Cemetery, Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I543  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  27 Jul 2007 

    Family  Madora Rich,   b. 1 Sep 1875, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1957, , , Seminole County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Dec 1892  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Myrtle Bush,   b. May 1900, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hoke Bush,   b. 11 Apr 1906, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1947, , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F47  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1870 - , , , Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1892 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1 Jun 1900 - , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 16 Apr 1910 - , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 9 Jan 1920 - Main Street, Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1928 - , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath Notice - The Post-Searchlight - 3 May 1928 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Colquitt City Cemetery, Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S836] "Colquitt City Cemetery," database, Rootsweb: Miller County, Georgia, Iva Davis Rutledge, compiler, (http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/miller/cemeteries/colquitt.txt), grave marker entry for William Jefferson Bush.

    2. [S128] notes from 1968 Rich Family Reunion in Tallahassee, FL, Pete and Jean Rich, (written correspondence with attendees: original papers in possession of Jean Downs Rich Murray).

    3. [S608] 1900 U.S. census, Miller County, Georgia, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William J. Bush household, Militia District 903, district 54, dwelling & family 16, page 1B; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 211.

    4. [S609] 1910 U.S. census, Miller County, Georgia, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William J. Bush household, Colquitt-Militia District 903, district 101, dwelling & family 41, page 151B; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T624, roll 201.

    5. [S261] 1920 U.S. census, Miller County, Georgia, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William J. Bush household, Main St., Colquitt, Militia District 903, district 89, dwelling 101, family 111, page 6A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 268.

    6. [S52] The Post-Search Light, Bainbridge, Georgia, on microfilm, (Bainbridge, Georgia: Gilbert H. Gragg Library), death notice for Mr. W. J. Bush, box 174, vol. 12, no. 51, Thursday, 3 May 1928, page 1.

    7. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), marriage of W. J. Bush and Dola Rich, 4 Dec 1892, B-702.