James Rush
(1782-1841)
Mary Creviston
(-1816)
Henry Rush
(1805-1873)
Rachel Douglas
(1810-1865)
Mary Jane Rush
(1835-1924)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. David Dearduff

2. Norcemous Beeker

Mary Jane Rush 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 24 May 1835, Adams Twp., Cass, IN 5 7
  • Marriage (1): David Dearduff on 28 Feb 1861 in Greenville, Darke, OH, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Norcemous Beeker on 24 Feb 1867 in , Tippecanoe, IN 2
  • Died: 11 Feb 1924, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN at age 88 5 7
  • Buried: 13 Feb 1924, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 5 7

   FamilySearch ID: LVZX-MTW.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 10 The 1850 census recorded Henry Rush, farmer, 44, living with wife Rachel, 41; Mary J., 15; John, 12; James, 10; William, 6; Harry, 3; and George, 1. The parents were born in Ohio and the children in Indiana.

2. Census in 1860 in Greenville, Darke, OH, USA. 11 The 1860 census recorded Jane Rush, 24, born in Indiana, living in the household of her aunt, Sarah Deardoff nee Rush, 50, living with her husband, John Deardoff, 55; and their sons: Isaac, 22; and David, 20. Also in the home is Adaline Kenner, 18; and Mary E. Deardoff, 3. John was born in Maryland, all others in Ohio.

3. Census in 1870 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 12 The 1870 census recorded Norssman Becker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], farmer, 28, living with wife Mary Jane, 30; sons Frank Ellsworth, 3, and George L. Beeker, 9 months, born in November. Also in the home is William VanCamp, 23. Everyone was born in Indiana. Norssman's real estate was valued at $1000 and personal estate $600.

4. Census in 1880 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 13 The 1880 census records 4 Beeker households as neighbors.

Hannah Beeker, 41, was living with daughter Eldira, 20; son John, 18; daughter Lilla J., 13; and two orphans: Theadora Emily, 8; and Charles Baily, 14. Also in the home is Charles Beeker, farmer, 24. Hannah was born in Ohio and her parents in Pennsylvania. Her children were born in Pennsylvania, their father in Ohio.
Next door is Narcemos Beeker, farmer, 38, with wife Mary J., 43; Frank E., 13; George L., 10; Harry W., 7; Charles C., 5; and Clide R., 1. Everyone was born in Indiana, and Narcemos and Mary's parents in Onio.
Next door is Manford Beeker, farmer, 37, with wife Magdaline, 35; Lavira, 11; John L., 10; May 8; Dermeranda, 6; and 18-year-old Charles E. Deardoff, farm laborer. Everyone was born in Indiana, and Manford and Magdaline's parents in Onio.
Next door is Daniel Beeker, farmer, 62, with wife Mary F., 57; Charles W., farmer, 26; daughter Ferona, 19; Jennie, 17; and Rosetta, 12;
Daniel and his children were born in Indiana and his parents in North Carolina. Mary F. and her parents were born in Kentucky.

5. Book: Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana: Volume 1: Rush Family, 1899. 9
Henry and Rachel (Douglas) Rush, both of whom were natives of Ohio became the parents of nine children, seven of them still being alive, namely. Eliza, the widow of Alexander McLucas, who now lives at Dayton, Indiana; Mary Jane, who became the wife of Narcemus Beeker, of Battle Ground; John W., of Carroll county, Indiana; James A., of Otterbein, Indiana; William, our subject; Harvey, of Dayton; and George W., of Idaville, this state. The father was a farmer and came from Ohio to Cass county, Indiana, in 1829, and located there for a number of years in Clay township, where all but the two eldest children were born. He moved from Cass county, this state, to Jasper county, Missouri, in 1859, and when the war broke out he returned to Tippecanoe county, locating near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe township, where he resided until his death in 1873, in the sixty-eighth year of his age. His wife died May 15, 1865 [research note - her tombstone has May 22]. [see father for full Rush biography].

6. Census in 1900 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 14 The 1900 census recorded Norsemus Beeker, farmer, 58, born Dec 1841, living with wife Mary J., 62, May 1837, and son Clyde R., barber, 20, May 1879. All were born in Indiana. Nosemus' father was born in Ohio and mother in Virginia. Mary's parents were from Ohio. Clyde's father was born in Indiana and mother in Ohio. The parents were married for 30 years and Mary had birthed 6 children, 3 alive in 1900.

7. Cause of Death: cancer of stomach, 11 Feb 1924, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 7


Mary married David Dearduff, son of John Dearduff and Sarah Rush, on 28 Feb 1861 in Greenville, Darke, OH, USA.1 (David Dearduff was born on 28 Jan 1840 in , Darke, OH,11 15 died on 23 Mar 1865 in Greenville, Darke, OH, USA 15 and was buried in Greenville: Greenville Union Cemetery, Darke, OH, USA 15.)


Mary next married Norcemous Beeker, son of Leonard Beeker and Anna L. Stingley, on 24 Feb 1867 in , Tippecanoe, IN.2 (Norcemous Beeker was born on 22 Dec 1841 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA,6 16 died on 25 Feb 1912 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 6 16 17 and was buried on 28 Feb 1912 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 6 16.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8XY-4YB David Dearduff and Mary Jane Rush, 28 Feb 1861; citing Darke, Ohio, United States, reference item 1 V B-3 P 21 n 42; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,030,772.

2 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFJN-YQV Norcemons Beeker and Mary Jane Dearduff, 24 Feb 1867; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 872,052.

3 The Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, IN) (Valparaiso, La Porte, Indiana), 10 Jan 1939, page 2. Geo. Beeker, Hebron, Dies.

4 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFND-9ZZ Clyde R. Becker and Ersie N. Evans, 21 Aug 1900; citing reference 105; FHL microfilm 872,061.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6977871.

6 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certifiate 158. Norcemous Beeker. Father Leonard Beeker. Mother Anna Stingley. Spouse Jane Beeker. Informant Clyde R. Beeker.

7 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 6368. Mary Jane Beeker. Father Henry Rush. Mother Rachel Douglas. Spouse Norcemous Beeker. Informant Clyde R. Beeker.

8 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 2528. Geo. L. Beeker. Father Norcemous Beeker. Mother Mary Jane Rush. Spouse Olive Beeker, informant.

9 Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1899, 1075 pages), Pages 426-427, William Rush.

10 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Adams, Cass, Indiana; Roll: M432_137; Page: 430A; Image: 489 Henry Rush.

11 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCGX-CQ8 Jane Rush in entry for John Deardoff. Greenville Township, Darke, Ohio. Page 39, household 290.

12 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX6D-ZR5 Norssman Becker, Indiana, United States; citing p. 25, family 187.

13 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSN-HF1 4 Beeker Households in Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 20, sheet 160A.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-3F2 ?Orsemas Beeker, Tippecanoe Township (west part) Battle Ground city, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 111, sheet 2A, family 40.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123612916.

16 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6977873.

17 "Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, IN)," 26 Feb 1912, page 2. Obituary of Norcemus Beeker.



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