Phillip Bush, Sr.

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Phillip Bush, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orange County, Orange County, Virginia, United States
Death: January 24, 1774 (63)
St Thomas, Orange, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Orange, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Jacob Bush and Margaret Bush
Husband of Mary Catherine Bush
Father of Josiah Bush, I; Sarah Elizabeth Watts; Phillip P Bush, II; Mary Eliza Richards; James Bush and 14 others
Brother of John Phillip Bush, Iii; Thomas Bush; Elizabeth Andrews Sanders; Daniel Bush; Martha Bruce and 2 others
Half brother of Mary Bush and William Bush

Occupation: Children are James and William - They left VA with William to go to the new Boonesborough, KY with Daniel Boone
Managed by: Jeffrey Earl Neace
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About Phillip Bush, Sr.

Child #3 of John & Margaret was Philip P. b. 1700 d. 1772 m. Mary Bryan who was born in Ireland in 1710. She died sometime between 1750-1772. An interesting note on Philip Bush is that in the records of Orange County on March 6, 1745, "William Bryan of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, sold to Philip P. Bush of the same, in consideration of five shillings and the rent of one ear of Indian corn yearly, at the feast of St. Michael, the Archangel, when lawfully demanded" it goes on to state the amount of land and so forth, but what is interesting is that the deed was witnessed by Zachary Taylor, the grandfather of the President of that time and the other witness was James Madison who became president in 1808. Also, James Madison was a witness for Philip P. Bush’s will.

Children of PHILIP BUSH and MARY BRYAN are:

1. JOSIAH4 BUSH, b. 05 July 1733, Culpepper, Orange County Virginia; d. Abt. 1781, Fort Holston Virginia.

2. SARAH BUSH, b. 04 February 1734.

3. PHILLIP BUSH, JR., b. 26 February 1737, Orange County Virginia; d. 21 June 1819, Clark County Ky..

4. MARY BUSH, b. 05 July 1738; d. 11 March 1814; m. ROBIN RICHARDS; d. 24 October 1819. Notes for MARY BUSH: Willed by her father one Negro boy providing she Paye twenty pounds current money to the estate.

5. JAMES BUSH, b. Abt. 1739, Orange County Virginia; d. 18 November 1808, Russell CTY. VA..

6. ELIZABETH BUSH, b. 14 January 1740.

7. JOSEPH BUSH, b. 05 April 1741, Orange County Virginia; d. 1809, Caswell North Carolina.

8. JOSHUA BUSH, b. 05 April 1741, Orange County Virginia; d. 1814.

9. JOHN BUSH, b. 02 February 1742, Orange County Virginia; d. 09 November 1790, Clark County Ky. Death date taken from Lib. Va. Aronhime papers cd. #87.

10. WILLIAM BUSH, b. 26 June 1746, St. Thomas Parash, Orange County Virginia; d. 25 July 1815, Clark County Ky..

11. AMBROS BUSH, SR., b. 08 April 1748, Orange County Virginia; d. 10 February 1815, Clark County Ky..

12. FRANCIS BUSH, b. 20 February 1749, Orange County Virginia; d. 23 February 1818, Clark County Ky..


An interesting note on Philip Bush is that in the records of Orange County on March 6, 1745, "William Bryan of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, sold to Philip P. Bush of the same, in consideration of five shillings and the rent of one ear of Indian corn yearly, at the feast of St. Michael, the Archangel, when lawfully demanded" it goes on to state the amount of land and so forth, but what is interesting is that the deed was witnessed by Zachary Taylor, the grandfather of the President of that time and the other witness was James Madison, father of the James Madison who became president in 1808. Also, James Madison [Sr.] was a witness for Philip P. Bush’s will.

Five sons and one daughter traveled with Daniel Boone to set up the new colony in Kentucky. Phillip Jr., John, William (Captain Billy), Francis, Ambrose, and Mary and her husband Robert Richards. Another, Josiah, died en route to Kentucky.

Philip's Sister Sarah is Sarah Bush Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln's Mother.


Orange County (VA) Order Book 2, p. 336 March Court 1741

      In the Suit by petition brought by John Cattlet and Thomas Stanton, Gentlemen, Church wardens of St. Marks parish against Phillip Bush for five hundred pounds of tobacco or fifty Shillings Current Money with the Costs of a former Suit against Mary Bush for having a Bastard Child due by bill, the Defendant not appearing, Judgment is granted the petitioners for the said Sum of five hundred pounds of tobacco or fifty Shillings & one hundred pounds of tobacco the Costs of the aforesaid Suit against the said Defendant and Costs.

Source: https://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/bush/8679/

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Phillip Bush, Sr.'s Timeline

1710
June 1, 1710
Orange County, Orange County, Virginia, United States
1728
June 1, 1728
St Thomas Parrish, Orange, Virginia, United States
1729
June 1, 1729
Kentucky, United States
1730
November 2, 1730
Age 20
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
1733
July 5, 1733
St Thomas Parish, Orange, Virginia, United States
1734
February 4, 1734
Jamestown, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1736
October 18, 1736
Orange, Virginia, United States
1738
July 3, 1738
Orange County, Virginia
1739
1739