Second Generation

4. George T2 Bush (John S1) was born Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 9, 1852.

He married twice. He married Emma R Moore in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, April 6, 1876. Emma was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1850. Emma was the daughter of William W Moore and Ann H Backer. Emma died April 1, 1878 in Sergeantsville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 27 years of age. She is buried in the Sergeantsville Methodist Churchyard, Delaware Twp.

He married Lydia H unknown in New Jersey, about 1879. Lydia was born in New Jersey 1854. In the 1880 census Sergeantsville, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 4, George (age 28) is recorded with Lydia (age 26) and Endora (age 3). all births are New Jersey and George is a farm laborer.

George T Bush and Emma R Moore had the following child:

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child 5 i. Eudora W3 Bush(521) was born in Sergeantsville, Hunterdon Co, NJ March 9, 1877. Eudora died August 20, 1900 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 23 years of age. Burried in Sandy Ridge Church Cemetary. Unique tombstone has John, Rebecca and Mamie on one side and Gideon, Eudora and Marion on the other side. She married Gideon Brewer Godown in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 30, 1897.

Gideon was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 14, 1873. The 1905 NJ census has his birth year as 1869. Gideon(522) was the son of John Alexander Godown and Rebecca Ann Housel.

Gideon died May 30, 1958 at 84 years of age. Burried in Sandy Ridge Church Cemetary. Unique tombstone has John, Rebecca and Mamie on one side and Gideon, Eudora and Marion on the other side. (See Gideon Brewer Godown for the continuation of this line.) Eudora and Marion both died of what was called "gallping consumption" in those days. Actually was a very virulant form of T.B.

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