I am looking for the parents of Oliver M. Bush born in Franklin, Virginia around 1852.

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Oliver M Bush born around  1852 in Franklin, Virginia, married to Ella Bush, father of

  Sallie Bush F 16 Virginia
Daughter Emma Bush F 14 Virginia
Son Robert Bush M 12 Virginia
Son Claiborne Bush M 9 Virginia
Son Charlie Bush M 5 Virginia
Son Noah Bush M 4 Virginia
Son Luther Bush M 2 Virginia

"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMN9-RLW : accessed 24 Aug 2013), Oliver M Bush, 1900.

 

in Genealogy Help by Sandra Haskell G2G2 (2.5k points)

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It looks like 'Ella'  might be Sarah 'Ellen/Ella' Pearcy from the children noted below in a later census - Charlie, Noah and Luther.  So that would indicate that Oliver is the son of William H and Nancy Bush.

Citing this Record: "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR6Q-G5V

Name:    Oliver M. Bush
Birth (est)      1854   Roanoke, Va.  Age 23
Spouse    Sarah A. Pearcy
Spouse's Birth(est)    1860  Franklin, Va.  Age 17
Marriage    11 Jan 1877 Franklin, VA
Father    Wm. H. Bush
Mother    Nancy N. Bush
Spouse's Father    
Spouse's Mother    Mary A. Pearcy


Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MJV9-JZF

1920 Big Lick, Roanoke, VA


Head   Oliver M Bush     M    62    VA
Wife     Sarah E Bush     F    60    VA
Son     Charlie Bush     M    26    VA
Son     Noah Bush     M    23    VA
Son     Luther Bush     M    20    VA
Dau     Lucy Bush     F    18    VA
Grandson     Roy Bush     M    15    VA
Granddau     Lillie Greer     F    19    VA


Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFLB-YYP

1870 Franklin, VA  ??? Might be Sarah/Ellen below.

    Mary Pearcy     F    30y    Virginia
    Ellen Pearcy     F    10y    Virginia
    Josephine Pearcy     F    6y    VA
    Lucy Pearcy     F    25y    VA
    John Pearcy     M    9y    VA
    Lucy Pearcy     F    4y    VA


See: 1860 Franklin, VA census Oliver M is adjacent to Wm H and Nancy Bush.

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results#count=20&query=%2Bsurname%3Abush~%20%2Bfilm_number%3A4297375

 

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (753k points)

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