Doctor Benjamin Rush Genealogy
Doctor B Rush
Born: Lawrence Co IN 6/28/1861
Parents: Noah Rush & Esther C Hendricks / Hendrix
Spouse: Eliza A Vest, d 1938
Married 2/6/1884 in Bedford In, moved to Kansas in 1886 for health reasons; drier weather
Children: Mrs. Ida (Leon) Handley of Kansas City, Albert Rush, Ray Rush, Kent B Rush, Dalice Rush and Louis A Rush, all of Chanute.
Lived in Chanute, KS on a farm
4/28/1942 in Chanute KS, age 80
Tentative funeral arrangements call for services at Bloomfield Monday with burial at Springville but the place and hour has not been decided. Oliver P. Rush was a native of Lawrence county and was born in Perry township to Mr. and Mrs. Noah Rush in 1864. He was united in marriage in young manhood to Miss Laura Hatfield of Greene county. She passed away in 1926.
Mr. Rush was engaged in farming in Perry township until 1916, when he moved to Bloomfield and he had since made his home there. Besides the son here he is survived by another son, Wayne of Bloomfield; two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Rainbolt, Lawrence County, and Mrs. Mary Rector, Atlanta, Nebraska; a brother D. B. Rush, Chanute, Kansas, and eight grandchildren. A brother John C. Rush of Perry township died last March.