(Originally posted 15 April 1998)
Seeking info on Henry BUSH and Elizabeth FAIRCHILD, the parents of Henry Harrison, Sylvinus, William and Bulah BUSH. After the death of Henry BUSH, Elizabeth married Henry PARRISH and had issue of Orris PARRISH, died in Duluth, MN. This Orris PARRISH had a son, Orris, b. in Il who married Mary Catherine (Anna) BOPP, b. 1840 in MO. Her mother was Maria BOPP, b. in Germany. Mary Catherine's father was also b. in Germany. Siblings of Mary Catherine were: Christon, b. 1836; George, b. 1837; Lizabeth M., b. 1838; Liz, b. 1841; Johann Wilhelm, b. 1842; and Elizabetha, b. 1844. Mary Catherine (Anna) BOPP and Orris PARRISH had issue of Henry William, b. 1858 in KS; Orris William; and Violetta. Henry William PARRISH was married to Lois Emma LURK/LUKE. They had two children, Lillian Violetta, b. 1885 in Polk Co. WI and George W., b. 1887 in Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI. Lois Emma was said to have died in childbirth. Henry William PARRISH remarried and divorced in Washburn Co. Henry William's mother, Mary Catherine, remarried after the death of Orris PARRISH to Orris' half brother, Henry BUSH. Mary Catherine and Henry BUSH had a son, Don Pedro BUSH, b. abt. 1875 in St. Croix Falls, Polk Co., WI They were in Sterling Twp in 1800. Mary Catherine was found in the home of her son Henry William PARRISH in the 1900 census of Washburn Co. at the age of 60. Henry William PARRISH's daughter married Claude Edward DUVAL in Washburn Co., WI in 1902 at the age of 16.