Monday, November 17, 2014

Charles Durham Bush.

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Charles Durham Bush.

Birth: August 13, 1846, Ohio.
Death: March,  1931

Parents: John H and Hannah Bush.

Wife: Alice Bush, ( 1855-1930..

Children: Elizabeth, Margret, Charles E., Clarence G., Roger P., Ernest P., James S., John P. Bush.

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas.


CHARLES. D. BUSH, farmer and stock raiser, Section 25, P. O. Topeka, owns eighty acres, about forty-five under cultivation and the rest in meadow and timber. Mr. Bush was born in Dayton, Ohio, August 13, 1846, and came to Kansas with his parents in October, 1857. He was married to Miss Alice Parsons, Christmas day, 1875. They have four children. Mr. Bush has fifty grade cattle and a large stock of high class Berkshire swine; his selections of the latter having been made from the herds of the leading breeders in the West; he has served several terms as School District Clerk, and also four terms as Township Clerk. Mr. and Mrs. Bush are members of the Episcopal Church.


Mr. Bush came to Kansas and settled in section 25, of Monmouth township of Shawnee county, Kansas in 1857.  He was a farmer and stock raiser, on his 75 acres of land.  His post office address was Watson, Kansas, which was 3 or 4 miles south east from the farm. He was also a Civil War Vet.

Kansas State Second Militia.
First Sergeant, Co. I.; Was in the battle of the Blue.

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