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Guide to the Bush Family Papers
1824–1936
 MS 3197

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Biographical / Historical

Scottish immigrant John Stearns Bush (1844–1913) married  Mary Jane Berrian (circa 1846–1920), a daughter of  William Davis Berrian (1817–1903), in 1868. The couple had three known children—Marie Natalie (Bush) Balcom, John H. Bush, and William Berrian Bush—all of whom were officers or shareholders in the  John S. Bush Manufacturing Co., the Bronx-based ice, coal, and wood business incorporated by the elder Bush in 1909. William Berrian Bush married in New York, in 1904,  Frances Maude Morris (1871–1959).

[All names underlined are represented by documents in the present collection.]