James William Bush
Ligon Portraiture Picture
Gospel Preacher in Indiana
James W. Bush was a gospel preacher. He was from Indiana. Married to Mary E. Bush, he preached in different locations through the years. He passed from this life on 21 July, 1931 while living in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Upon his death, his body was removed to a funeral home in Anderson, Indiana. He was buried at Washington Park East cemetery in eastern Indianapolis in a family plot.
-Gleaned from Christian Leader, (8/25/1931), page 7. Thanks to Terry J. Gardner for providing this information.
The body of J.W. Bush, of New Britain, Conn., brother-in-law of J.E. Wilkinson, 722 West Fifth Street, arrived here last night and was removed to Earl Sells' mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Wilkinson residence, followed which the body will be taken to the Masonic Cemetery, Indianapolis.
-The Anderson Herald, Vol. 103, No. 270 (23 July 1931); Special thanks to Terry J. Gardner for making this news item available. 10.12.2012
Directions To The Grave of J.W. Bush
Washington Park East, 10612 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46229. Plot Info: Section K, Lot 264, Grave 2. The exact GPS location of the grave is: 39°46'45.0"N 85°58'31.2"W / or D.d. 39.779177,-85.975339
Photos Taken May 23, 2012
Site built 10.2.2012
Courtesy of Scott Harp
Web Editor's Note: On May 23, 2012 I visited the grave of James W. Bush. It was the third day of a week's Restoration Research trip with my dear friend Tom L. Childers. Special thanks to Tom for doing the driving on this trip and taking photos along the way.