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Updated April 10, 2007

Hello Everyone; I am searching for the ancestors of Edward Franklin Rushing who was born August 26, 1880 in Texas. He was my Grandfather and said his father's name was John Rushing who married Harriet Lee Beard in 1878 Erath County, Texas. John Rushing shows on the 1880 Federal Census for Erath Co., TX. My Grandmother said Edward Rushing's grandfather's name was Preston Rushing.

Ed Rushing later moved to northern New Mexico where he lived out his life as a store keeper and farmer.

I hope you will find useful or interesting information here.

Deforest Daniel "Dan" Rushing
2800 Lexington Place
Apartment: 125
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87112
United States
(505) 293-7559

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  • Edward Franklin Rushing Family (875 KB)
    Ed Rushing with wife Etta Leoma Short and their children, taken in New Mexico about 1967.
  • Ed Rushing (159 KB)
    This is a photo of Ed Rushing from The Historical Encyclopedia of New Mexico. It was taken in Ojo Caliente, New Mexico about 1940. A nice biography was published with this photo.
  • Grandma, Etta Leoma "Omi" Short Rushing (38 KB)
    This is Etta Leoma Short Rushing 1882 - 1971, she was the first wife of Edward Franklin Rushing.
  • My Dad DeForest H. Rushing 1918 - 1999 (16 KB)
    Dad was born in Cisco, Hardeman County, Texas while the family farmed there in Farmers Valley near Vernon Texas.
  • DeForest & Margaret Rushing 1943 (16 KB)
    This is our mom and dad when they were married in Georgia in 1943. Both of them were in the army.

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