Surname: Brush

A Genealogy of Isaac Elbert Brush

Two publications of, one typescript, and one handwritten manuscript for the Brush genealogy entitled, A Concise Genealogy of Isaac Elbert Brush and Delia Williams Phillips, His Wife, and of Their Descendants. First book published in 1925, includes part one and appendices. Second book published in 1932, consists of part one, part two, and appendices. Also included is a typescript, dated October 17, 1931, which consists of biographical sketch for Charles F., Sr. Also included is a handwritten manuscript, dated 1927, an early draft for section on the scientific impact of Charles F., Sr.

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Abstracts of Wills on File in the City of New York Surrogate’s Office 1660-1680

Abstracts of wills on file in the surrogate’s office city of New York 1660-1680. From May 1787 to the present, county surrogate’s courts have recorded probates. However, the court of probates and court of chancery handled estates of deceased persons who died in one county but who owned property in another. An 1823 law mandated that all probates come under the jurisdiction of the county surrogate’s courts. Each surrogate’s court has a comprehensive index to all probate records, including the unrecorded probate packets. Interestingly enough, there are wills existing and on record at the Surrogate’s Office in New York City for the time-span of 1660-1680. Genealogical extracts of these wills have been provided below.

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Will of Thomas Brush – 1675

Whereas THOMAS BRUSH, late of Huntington, upon Long Island, died intestate.” His son Thomas is made administrator, September 10, 1675. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now “The apprizement of the inventory amounts to £306 12s., as returned to the Court of Sessions.” LIBER 1-2, page...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Francis Brush

Brush, Charles Francis; scientist; born at Euclid, O., Mar. 17, 1849; son of Isaac Elbert and Delia Wisner (Phillips) Brush; M. E., University of Michigan, 1869; Ph. D., Western Reserve, 1880; (hon. M. S., University of Michigan. 1899; LL. D., Western Reserve, 1900; Kenyon, 1903); married Mary E. Morris, of Cleveland, Oct. 6, 1875; chem. expert, Cleveland, 1870-1873; iron and ore commn. mcht., 1873-1877; pioneer investigator of electric lighting and invented the Brush electric arc light, 1878, now in general use; also the storage battery (fundamental invention) and other devices essential to modern electrical engineering; founder the Brush Electric Co.; credited with “The Practical Development of Electric Are Lighting” (Rumford medal); pres. Cleveland Arcade Co. since 1887; Linde Air Products Co. since 1907; Trustee Western Reserve University, Adelbert College, University School, Cleveland School of Art, Lake View Cemetery; corporator Case School Applied Science; member Sinking Fund Commission of Cleveland; Chevalier, Legion of Honor, France, 1881; Rumford medal, Am. Acad. Arts and Sciences, 1899; member Am. Philos. Soc.; fellow, A. A. A. S.; life member Brit. Ass’n, Ohio State Board Commerce, Cleveland Chamber Commerce (pres. 1909-1910); Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs.; member Am. Inst. Elec. Engrs., Archaeol. Inst. America, Am. Hist. Ass’n, Nat. Electric Light Ass’n, Franklin Inst., Phila., Am. Chem. Soc. Clubs: University (New York), Country, Euclid, University, Union (pres. 1897-1898), Mayfield (Cleveland), Winous Point Shooting (pres. since...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biographical Sketch of David Brush

David Brush a farmer of Orange County, was born in Fulton County, Illinois, October 12, 1848, a son of John and Martha (Faucet) Brush, both natives of Pennsylvania. His father was one of the pioneers of San Bernardino County in 1855, where he lived for over twenty years. He crossed the plains to California in 1854, with an ox team, being on the road six months. He stopped at Salt Lake eight months, to recruit stock and obtain supplies. David, our subject, came to what is now Orange County, fifteen years ago, and bought forty acres of land at Newport, where he followed farming for about seven years; he then bought a fine ranch, where lie now lives, eight miles west of Santa Ana, and there he is a successful and prosperous stock-raiser. He has seen same of the rough and practical side of human life, but his good sense has carried him safely thus far, being a citizen whom everybody respects. Politically he is an intelligent supporter of the Republican party. In 1882 he married Susan Beals, who was born in Michigan, the daughter of Zephaniah Warren...

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