"The Rushes of Pennsylvania"

Rush family home at Byberry

The Descendants of Capt. John "Old Trooper Rush"

Descendants of Capt. John "Old Trooper" Rush
Perhaps the most complete listing in existence through seven generations, by Luther Olson
An outstanding old account of Rush family members by Sylvester Rush
Interesting Anecdotes of "The Rushes of Pennsylvania"
The numerous stories of the descendants of John Rush and Susanna Lucas are fascinating in their descriptions of early life in this new country. Military leaders, founding fathers, politicians, judges, farmers and blacksmiths -- this family has them all, and their experiences give us insight about life and death on the American frontier.
Possible Ancestors of CAP'T JOHN "OLD TROOPER' RUSH
(with many thanks to my friends Michelle Quay Hayes and David L. Paal, who have expended so much time and effort in attempting to find the elusive answers to the problem of John's parentage.

Rush Family Web Links

Early Settlers / Lower Turkeyfoot Twp., Somerset Co., PA:
Michele Q. Hayes Home Page :
Benjamin Rush State Park :
Rush/Hart Families--Deena's Page :
Rush Family, Monroe Co, KY and Clay Co, TN :
Somerset County, PA--GenWeb Homepage :
Somerset County Genealogical Society :
Turkeyfoot Historian:
Map, South Turkeyfoot Twp., Somerset Co., PA:

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