Saturday, June 12, 2010

Beginnings of Rush History in America.

William RUSH (b. 1615) was born in Great Britain and immigrated to Westmoreland Co., VA in 1635. His descendants remained in Virginia for over 100 years, then began to migrate to NC, SC, KY, and TN. Henson RUSH was born in Virginia or in Kentucky Territory on the frontier abt. 1794. He settled in Adair Co., KY where he died in 1847/1848. His widow and grown children moved on to Miller County, Missouri. All known Rush families in Miller County, Mo. before 1950 are of this line. Henson RUSH married Margaret STOUT in 1825 and 3 of their 4 researched children married siblings, the children of Jonathan and Ruth Allen LOVEALL, also of Adair Co., KY.

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