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Henry Rusher, Jr.

Henry Rusher, Jr.
b. 8 February 1795, Bedford County, Virginia, to William and Elizabeth (Brickey) Rusher
d. 14 April 1858, Raymond, Montgomery County, Illinois

m. 15 September 1815, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
Catherine Newton
b. 1798, Virginia
d. 27 March 1875, Raymond, Montgomery County, Illinois

Children with Catherine Newton:
• Jackson
• Mariah
• William P.
• Nancy
• Pleasant
• Martha Ann
• Sena Elizabeth
• Jacob Borders
• Lavisa Jane

The last four of Henry’s children were born in Indiana. He immigrated to Sullivan County, Indiana, about 1827 and left about 1840.

Submitted by:
Marilyn M. Alford
Tucson AZ
E-mail: rlalford@juno.com

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Jacob Borders Rusher

Jacob Borders Rusher
b. 1836, Sullivan County, Indiana, to Henry and Catherine (Newton) Rusher, Jr.
d. 2 April 1872, Bourbon County, Kansas

m/1. 1856, Sullivan County, Indiana
Theodocia Rusher
b. about 1832, Sullivan County, Indiana
d. December 1857

m/2. 5 June 1858, Macoupin County, Illinois
Eliza Jane Adams
b. 11 December 1842, Macoupin County, Illinois
d. 13 August 1881, Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas

Children with Theodocia Rusher:
• Henry S.

Children with Eliza Jane Adams:
• Carrie E.
• Maggie B.
• Lorenzo Dow “Bud”
• Ada
• Ulysses S. Grant
• Lavisa Jane

Jacob left Sullivan County, Indiana, in 1857.

Submitted by:
Marilyn M. Alford
Tucson AZ
E-mail: rlalford@juno.com