William Albert RUSH

Male 1909 - 1954  (45 years)


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  • Name William Albert RUSH 
    Born 4 Aug 1909  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1954  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of William Albert Rush cites age 45 years, died Nashville, Tennessee 17 August 1954, married, occupation Director Public Relations, Methodist Board of Educ., born Zanesville, Ohio 4 August 1909, son of Wm. Martin Rush and Clara Wells. Cause of death is coronary thrombosis, due to arteriosclerotic heart disease. Informant is Mrs. W.A. Rush, Nashville, Tennessee. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee. [1]
    Person ID I120002  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2017 

    Father William Martin RUSH,   b. 19 Oct 1879, Cumberland, Guernsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1938, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Clara L. WELLS,   b. 9 Aug 1887, Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1974, Newark, Licking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 3 May 1909  Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 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. [2]
    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.

    Family ID F39757  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Elizabeth HERT,   b. 25 Aug 1909, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1999, Antioch, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1932  Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of W. Albert Rush and S. Elizabeth Hert cites their residences Adrian, Michigan. The groom is age 22, first marriage, occupation Student, born Ohio, son of William M. Rush and Clara Wells. The bride is age 22, first marriage, born Ohio, daughter of Norman Hert and Helen Jordan. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1940 census of Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan, enumerated 17-18 April 1940:

      - Rush, W. Albert, age 30, rents the home for $20, completed 7 years of college, born Ohio, lived in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 1 April 1935, occupation College Alumni Secretary, College.
      - Rush, Elizabeth H., age 30, wife, completed 5 years of college, born Ohio, lived in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 1 April 1935.
      - Rush, Mary Ann, age 4, daughter, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Helen E., age 1, daughter, born Michigan.

    Children 
     1. Mary Ann RUSH,   b. 16 Aug 1935, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 2012, Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Helen Elizabeth RUSH,   b. 28 Apr 1938, Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 2000, Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Thomas Albert RUSH,   b. Aft 1940
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F39758  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1909 - Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1932 - Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1954 - Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.