Raisins in the Puddin’

    We are looking for your Rush memories and stories!  It’s important that we preserve the memories and stories of those who live or lived in Rush.  These stories matter and will be important for future generations to read and appreciate what life in Rush was like in an earlier time.  Please consider sharing your stories […]

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    Tour of Rush

    Town of Rush Historic Site Tour

    $10.00 Saturday, June 2, 2018 10 am – 4 pm Includes first floor tours of six historic Rush homes, three Rush Churches and five homes for outside viewing only. Tour tickets are limited to 200.  Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Rush Town Hall or by mail to the Rush Town Hall, […]

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    Anna and William Euler

    William Euler, son of Ennis Euler was born in August of 1867.  He died on November 13th 1936 in Rush, NY.  He married Anna Reitz in 1895.  She was born in August of 1866.  She died on June 28, 1931 in Rush, NY. William had a brother Walter who lived in Mendon.

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    Jacob Stull Galentine

    Jacob Stull Galentine (1835-1905) Jacob Stull Galentine was born August 12, 1835 to John Galentine and Isabel Stull Galentine.  Jacob’s  mother, Isabel, was the daughter of Jacob Stull and Susannah Price Stull,  both early settlers of Rush.  Jacob’s father, John Galentine, was also an early Rush settler who served as Justice of the Peace, Deputy […]

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Civil War Days - 1862

    Charles Lewis Hayes

    Charles Lewis Hayes b. 02 Oct 1840 – Troupsburg, Steuben, New York, USA d. 12 Aug 1913 – Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Husband of Ella Mary Green Charles Hayes, an aged and respected citizen of this village, died at his home at 8 o’clock Tuesday morning. Mr. Hayes was born in Troupsburg, Stuben Co., […]

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    Mary Ellen Green Hayes at age 12 - 1858

    Mary Ellen Green Hayes

    Mary Ellen Green (or maybe Ella Mary Hayes, depending when you knew her) was Mary “Mattie” Hayes mother.  It is rare, but there are two pictures of her. This first is from when she is 12 in about 1858. A second picture of her in 1864 when attending the Lima Seminary. b. Abt. 1846 Rush, […]

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    Joseph Davis of 5 Points Area (1801-1874)

    Joseph Davis

    b. 13 Jun 1801 Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, USA d. 29 Mar 1874 Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Married Parthenia Green 8 Dec 1830 The subject of this memoir was born June 13, 1801, in the town of Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut. He was the son of Clark and Hannah Davis. He came to this town […]

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    Rush Historical Society
    5977 East Henrietta Road
    Rush, NY 14543
    Phone: (585) 533-1312