Lina Ellen (Rush) Young (1898 - 1955)

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in Praire Grove, Pulaski County, Arkansas

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Father: George Miphandallas Rush
Mother: Elizabeth Jane Tustin
Siblings: Wiley Jacob Rush

Husband: Ray Cortland Young
Children with Ray: Herbert Lee Young

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Rush

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1898 - In the year that Lina Ellen (Rush) Young was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1902 - She was only 4 years old when the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

1904 - She was just 6 years old when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

1910 - She was only 12 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1955 - In the year of Lina Ellen (Rush) Young's passing, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

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Lina Ellen (Rush) Young, mother to 1 child, died on October 30, 1955 at 57 years old. There is no listed cause of death. Lina was born on August 31, 1898 in Praire Grove, Arkansas. She was born to George Miphandallas Rush and Elizabeth Jane Tustin, with sibling Wiley. She married Ray Cortland Young. and they gave birth to Herbert Lee Young.

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