b. 1796 Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA d. 1863 Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Son of John “Jno” Bell. Married Nancy Lyday (1800-1897) in 1822 and had two boys and a girl: William (1822-1903), Rebecca (1823-1904), Ira (1833-1907).
b. 1800 near Jacobs Church, Leitersburg, Washington, Maryland, USA d. 1897 Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Married George Bell (1796-1863) in 1822 and had two boys and a girl: William (1822-1903), Rebecca (1823-1904), Ira (1833-1907).
MARCH 13TH – 7 PM COURT ROOM, LOWER LEVEL – RUSH TOWN HALL The event was a success with a great turn out! Current Town Board members along with Rush residents portrayed the original Rush Town Board.
b. 1790 • Renssalaer, New York, United States d. 01 DEC 1867 • Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Buried in the North Rush Cemetery Wife of Moses M. Dusenbury b. 04 JAN 1783 • Dutchess County, New York and Sussex County, New York d. 12 DEC 1840 • New York, USA Daugher of Samuel Sibley […]
Prelude: My ancestors participated in society in one way or another for 6 generations in and around the town of Rush, NY. It was little changed during 4 of these generations. I have been looking at family records for the last 3 or so years and I have more than enough to put together a […]
By the 1920’s, life in Rush started to get a little easier. There was extra money and time for entertainment, the roads were better and cars had electric starters. For Rush it meant drama! Many of the town residents participated in the Rush Dramatic Club. They performed plays and skits for audiences in the Kinsey’s […]
I’m related to several families that were immigrants in the late 19th century who helped scrape together the Town called Rush. My family taught me that If you value something, you’ll keep it. The things you value the most you should keep the best care of. Over time I have learned that people’s sense of […]
from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, October 22, 1935 Dr, James H. Leary who guarded the Towns of Rush and Henrietta for upwards of 40 years, died yesterday in General Hospital. He was 62. Doctor Leary was a family physician of the type famous in fiction and movies. He was in attendance at the birth […]
Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2 PM at the Rush United Methodist Church 6200 Rush Lima Rd, Rush, NY 14543 Ms. Whitacre has published a book entitled, A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose. Julia Wilbur moved to Rush with her family in the 1820’s. She moved to Washington, DC in 1862 […]
Mary A. Hayes or “Mattie” as she was called was born in March of 1870. She was the only child of Charles Lewis Hayes and Mary Ellen Green. Charles Hayes was born in Troupsburg, NY in 1840. He married Mary Ellen Green in 1867. They lived on the former farm of James Shelby Green located […]