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110. Patsy BROOKS63 was born on 9 October 1787. She died on 25 March 1838 at the age of 50.

Referred to as Patsy Bush in Mother's Deed of Gift.

North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Patsey Brooks
Groom: Zenas Bush
Bond Date: 27 Nov 1805
County: Caswell
Record #: 01 042
Bondsman: Jeremiah Graves
Witness: Wm Wilkinson
Bond #: 000014447

There were perhaps as many as 9 or 10 children.

FindAGrave Memorial #62685733. Broken grave stone pictured. Buried Powell Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co, KY.

Patsy BROOKS and Zenas BUSH were married on 27 November 1805 in Caswell County, North Carolina.39 Zenas BUSH was born on 11 May 1776. He died on 23 February 1830 at the age of 53.

FindAGrave Memorial #62685722. Buried Powell Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co, KY. Grave marker pictured.

Patsy BROOKS and Zenas BUSH had the following children:

144

i.

Howard Brooks BUSH was born on 4 March 1807 in North Carolina. He died in January 1862 at the age of 54 in Christian County, Kentucky.

Buried Powell Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co, KY. Married Panthea Ellis.

145

ii.

Melinda Brooks BUSH was born in 1808 in North Carolina.

Married John W. Collins. Lived in Austin Co, TX in 1880. Children were Japhet, Kinchen, Linda, and John.

146

iii.

Elizabeth T. BUSH was born on 14 January 1824. She died on 18 July 1901 at the age of 77 in Kenney, Austin County, Texas.

FindAGrave Memorial #72989229. Buried Concord Cemetery, Austin Co, TX

Born in Tennessee or Kentucky. Daughter of Zenus Bush and Martha Brooks. She married (1) Robert Brice McNutt (Montgomery Cemetery)1826-1860, son of Major Robert McNutt and Mary Jackson on March 22, 1849 in Kenney, Austin County, Tx. She married Robert T. Husk after 1860.
She had five children with Robert Brice McNutt.
1. Sarah Jane McNutt 1850-1863 (Buried next to her Father in Montgomery Cemetery)Fatally burned while standing in front of an open fire.
2. Nathan Bush (Nath) McNutt 1852-1915 (Concord Cemetery)
3. Joseph (Uncle Joe) McNutt 1854-1940 (Concord Cemetery)
4. Elizabeth (Betty) McNutt 1857-1933 (El Dorado, Tx)
5. Anna McNutt Caywood- 1860-1914 (Sherman, Texas)
She married Robert T. Husk after 1860.

Her middle name may have been Tandy, she came from Kentucky. In the 1860 census, her birth place was listed as Tennessee.