Family: William Martin RUSH/Clara L. WELLS (F39757)

m. 3 May 1909


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  • Father | Male
    William Martin RUSH

    Born  19 Oct 1879  Cumberland, Guernsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jun 1938  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  3 May 1909  Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Clara L. WELLS

    Born  9 Aug 1887  Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1974  Newark, Licking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Ambrose David WELLS | F39753 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Louisa STILL | F39753 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + William Albert RUSH

    Born  4 Aug 1909  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Aug 1954  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Sarah Elizabeth HERT | F39758 
    Married  13 Jun 1932  Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Louella May RUSH

    Born  31 Jan 1911  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jun 1977  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dennis C. ENGLAND | F39759 
    Married  20 Oct 1935  Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Edward Donald RUSH

    Born  21 Jan 1914  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jun 1994  Coshocton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Helen Mary RUSH

    Born  28 Jan 1921  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2011  Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Howard Milton RUSH

    Born  27 Oct 1923  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Apr 2016  Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Emmett I. RUSH

    Born  19 Apr 1926  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Apr 1996  Hocking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1910 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 21 April 1910:

      - Wells, Mary, age 51, widowed, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Wells, Ethel, age 20, daughter, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Sales Lady, Dry Goods.
      - Wells, Emmet, age 16, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Weigh Master, Sheet Mill.
      - Rush, Clara, age 22, daughter, first marriage, married 1 year, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Albert, age 8 months, grandson, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William, age 30, son=on-law, first marriage, married 1 year, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Hardware.
      - Kirfus, Charles, age 19, boarder, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Salesman, Grocery.

    • 1920 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 12 January 1920:

      - Rush, William, age 40, born Ohio, both parents born West Virginia, occupation Insurance Agent, Insurance Co.
      - Rush, Clara L., age 32, wife, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William, age 10, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Louella, age 8, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, E. Donald, age 5, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Mary, age 3 years 1 month, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.

    • 1930 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, no date of enumeration:

      - Rush, William M., age 50, owns the home, home value $4,000, first married age 29, born Ohio, both parents born West Virginia, occupation Salesman, Insurance.
      - Rush, Clara H., age 42, wife, first married age 21, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William A., age 20, son, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Drug Store.
      - Rush, Luella M., age 19, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Fedler, Tile Factory.
      - Rush, Edward D., age 16, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Mary E., age 13, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Helen M., age 9, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Howard M., age 6, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Emmett I., age 2, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.

    • 1940 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 16 April 1940:

      - Rush, Clara L., age 52, owns the home, home value $3,500, widowed, completed 1 year of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Donald E., age 26, son, married, completed 4 years of college, born Ohio, occupation Meter Dept. Power Co.
      - Rush, Zilenda M., age 22, daughter-in-law, completed 4 years of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Helen M., age 19, daughter, completed 4 years of high school, born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Retail Dept. Store.
      - Rush, Howard M., age 16, son, completed 2 years of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Emmet I., age 13, son, completed 5 years of education, born Ohio.
      - Rush, William R., age 5, grandson, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Clara L., age 4, granddaughter, born Ohio.

      All persons except 4-year old Clara lived in same place on 1 April 1935.


    Married:
    • The marriage record of William M. Rush and Clara L. Wells cites their residences Zanesville, Ohio. The groom is age 29 as of 19 October 1908, first marriage, occupation Collector, born Cumberland, Ohio, son of Edward D. Rush and Margaret E. Baily. The bride is age 23 as of 9 August 1909, first marriage, occupation Dressmaker, born Caldwell, Ohio, daughter of Ambrose D. Wells and Mary L. Still. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.