The James W. Bush Family

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James William (Jim) BUSH was born on February 2, 1887 most likely in Dooly County, Georgia.  His father was Maultia Clinton Bush and his mother was Queen Victoria NAPIER / NAPPER.  On May 8, 1910, Jim Bush married Mamie Lee POWELL, born March 1, 1894.  Mamie was the daughter of Willie Powell, b. 1869 and his wife Mary WILLFORD; she however was raised by her grandfather, Andrew J. Williford.

Jim and Mamie Bush had 14 children and moved between Dooly, Crisp, Mitchell and Grady Co., GA. Their children were:

William Andrew Bush
Nina Victoria Bush
Lessie Lee Bush
Thomas Rufus Bush
Onnie Lucille Bush
Essie Mae Bush
Bessie Christine Bush
George Franklin bush
Ruby Gladys Bush
James Clarence Bush
Lenard Bush
Betty Jean Bush
Samantha Elouise Bush
Marvin Lewis Bush

Mamie died February 16, 1938 shortly after the birth of their last child Marvin.  She is buried at Snow Church, Unadilla, Georgia.

Jim Bush then married Lily Elizabeth SCARBOROUGH  Alexander.  Lily was the daughter of Benjamin Riley and Ella Mae PARKER Scarborough and was the widow of Jerry Lamar Alexander.  Lily and Jim had two children: Violet Ada Bush and William Charles Bush.

James W. Bush died on June 13, 1970 and is buried at Snow Church in Unadilla, Georgia.  Lily Bush died June 27, 1975; she is buried at Orange Hill Cemetery, Hawkinsville, Georgia.


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November 13, 1999


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