Biography of Stroud Bush
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Bush, Stroud, was born in Lansing on his present farm, May 4, 1840, a son of Daniel S., whose parents were John and Jane Bush, of Stroudsburg, Pa., of Dutch ancestry. Daniel came with his parents to this county in 1804 and settled in Lansing. His wife was Rhoda, daughter of John and Elizabeth Manning, of this town, and by her he had eight children: Sally, Eli, Jane, Albert, Peter, Daniel, David, Jacob and Stroud. Daniel S. died July 11, 1869, and his wife June 9, 1869. Our subject was educated in the district schools, working during the summer months and attending school winters. On the death of his father he came into possession of the portion of the seventy two acres of homestead on which stood the buildings, and here he has ever since resided. In February, 1864, he married Jane Robertson, who was born February 7, 1840, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Teeter) Robertson, of Lansing. Of their three children, Hattie died aged three years; Dana was born December 28, 1869; and Ruie Rhoda was born January 29, 1882.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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