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Montgomery Cemetery ~ Rebecca Sophanne Bush ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Rebecca Sophanne Bush
MAIDEN NAME: Simpson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Mar 1873 DIED: 7 Jun 1965 BURIED: 9 June 1965 (Montgomery Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Grand Ronde, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of Father: Allen A. Simpson [buried English Cemetery] Name of Mother: Cynthia Carter Pepper 1880 OR CENSUS - R.S.A. Simpson, age 6, b. Oregon, is enumerated as niece, in the home of B.L. Hastings, age 48, occupation farming, b. Tennessee, and his wife Sofiah, age 42, b. Arkansas, along with H. J. Hastings, age 30, b. Oregon, R. W. Hastings, age 9, b. Oregon, and N.O. Simpson, female, age 7, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE- [John] William Bush & Rebecca Simpson md 5 Sept 1892, Polk Co, Oregon 1900 OR CENSUS - Rebeca S. Bush, age 26, mother of 4 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Mar 1874 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 8 years, John W., age 26, occupation day laborer, b. Feb 1874 in Missouri, along with Maggie, age 7, b. May 1893 in Oregon, Elsie G., age 4, b. May 1896 in Oregon, and Allen M., age 2, b. Aug 1897 in Oregon. Also enumerated with the family is Ernest T. Bush, identified as brother [of John], b. Jun 1884 in California.
1910 OR CENSUS - Rebecca Bush (36y, b Oregon, mother of 7 children, 5 living at time of census)enumerated with husband of 19 years William J. (36y, b Missouri) and 5 children, Elsie E. (13y, b Oregon), Wilbur W. (8y, b Oregon), Debbie D. (5y, b Oregon), Ruby R. (3y, b Oregon) & Walter W. (2m, b Oregon) 1920 OR CENSUS - Rebeca S. Bush, age 45, b. Oregon, is enumerated with husband William J., age 45, occupation farmer, b. Missouri, along with Wilbur L., age 18, b. Oregon, Delsie A., age 15, b. Oregon, Ruby S., age 12, b. Oregon, Wallis W., age 9, b. Oregon Eva H., age 6, b. Oregon, and Reva N., age 2, b. Oregon. 1930 OR CENSUS - Rebecca Bush, age 56, widow, b. Oregon, is enumerated with children Walter, age 20, b. Oregon, Eva, age 16, b. Oregon, and Reva, age 12, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - Marker gives year of birth as 1873, 1900 census gives year of birth as 1874.

[daughter of A.A Simpson (buried in ENGLISH Cemetery) and Cynthia Peppers]
OSBH DC (1965 Polk co) #8829 Rebecca Sophaanne Bush, female, housewife, widowed; b 26 Mar 1873, Lewisville, Ore; father Allen Simpson; mother Anne Carter; d 7 June 1965, Grand Ronde rest home, of 376 Fairoaks, Falls City, age 92y; bur Montgomery cem; informant Walter Bush, son
Rebecca Sophaanne Bush, 92 year old resident of Falls City, died Monday in a Grand Ronde rest home after an illness of two years. Funeral services were Wednesday afternoon at Bollman Funeral home and burial was in Montgomery cemetery. The daughter of Allen and Anne Carter Simpson, Mrs Bush was born March 26, 1873, in Lewisville. She was married Sept 5, 1892, in Dallas to John William Bush, who died Dec 20, 1927. She moved to Falls City from Pedee in 1943. Survivors include three daughters, Elsie Burton, Portland, Eva Baker, McMinnville, and Reva Herron, Dorena; two sons, Wilber Bush, Taft, and Walter Bush, Willamina; 20 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Itemizer Observer, Thursday, June 10, 1965, 4:8
Rebecca S. Bush
1873 Mother 1965
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1965) #8829
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 107, pg 22B)
Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, Vol 3 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 4A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 6A-6B) 1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 374, sheet 4A) 1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 22, sheet 3A) Itemizer Observer, 10 June 1965, 4:8

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