Biography of Edgar J. Bush, Sr.
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Bush, Edgar J., Sr., was born in Albany county, N. Y., July 1, 1858, and moved. to Greene county in 1862 with his parents, where he was educated in the public schools and was a farmer until he attained the age of twenty-one. He learned the carpenter's trade and followed it nearly six years. He was foreman and machinist in the Crosby Shirt Company nearly six years and in 1892 engaged in the livery and express business. Through industry, integrity and careful management by himself and wife, he has made and is doing a successful business. September 28, 1881, he married Emma R. Dyer, and they have one son, Edgar J., jr. Mr. Bush's father, Jedediah T., was born in Albany county, N. Y., August 7, 1817, was educated in the schools of his day and followed the honorable occupation of farming. He married twice, first to Marion St. John of his native county and they had six children: Fannie, Marietta, Theresa, Eudora, Helen and Edgar J. (as above). Mrs. Bush died in 1861, and for his second wife he married Maria Tinklepaugh, and they had two daughters: Laura and Rose. Mr. Bush died in 1893, and his widow survives now in 1898. Mrs. Bush's father, William J. Dyer, was born in West Troy (flow Watervliet). Albany county, N. Y., January 3, 1821, educated in the common schools and from the age of seventeen was always a lumberman. He married Nancy H. Wicks of Fort- Hunter, Montgomery county, N. Y., and they had eight children: Lucinda, Emma R., Elanore N., Charles B., Libbie B., William E. and Willard J. (twins) and Royal B. Mr. Dyer died January 30, 1898, and his widow is now living in 1898. The family attend the M. E. church; in his political choice he is a thorough independent.


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