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Samuel Jasper DeBusk, son of John Wesley DeBusk and Emeline Widener, was born 14 Jan 1866 in Boones Path, Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia and died 14 Aug 1939 in Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia while visiting the place of his birth with his daughter Lena Helen DeBusk McCauley. He married Columbia Emeline Thomas, daughter of James Vernon Thomas, Jr and Susannah Rouse, on 25 Feb 1886 in Netawaka, Jackson County, Kansas. She was born 15 May 1868 in Perry County, Kentucky and died 02 Apr 1949 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas. They are both buried in Powhattan Cemetery, Brown County, Kansas. See a picture when younger.

 This picture was given to me by Martha Rose DeBusk Horner. She is the daughter of Carl DeBusk and Emily Rosaila "Rose" Flanders.

Children

1 --- Lee DeBusk born 04 Nov 1886 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 23 Mar 1889 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas

2 --- John Jack DeBusk born 14 Apr 1888 in Netawaka, Brown County, Kansas and died 20 Sep 1969 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. He married Anna Belle Bewley, daughter of Joseph Scott Bewley and Anna Lee Cline, on 30 Jun 1926 in Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri. She was born 12 Jul 1899 in Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas and died 15 Aug 1989 Holton, Jackson County, Kansas. They are both buiried in Mt Vernon Cemetery, Atchison County, Kansas

3 --- Infant DeBusk born 22 Oct 1889 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 22 Oct 1889 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas.

4 --- Fannie Bell DeBusk born 21 Oct 1890 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 08 May 1979 in Netawaka, Brown County, Kansas and is buried in Netawaka Cemetery, Netawaka, Nemaha County, Kansas. On 12 Oct 1910 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas she married Raymond Edward Nelson who was born 09 Nov 1885 and died 15 Sep 1957 in Netawaka, Brown County, Kansas

5 --- Nila DeBusk born 11 May 1893 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 05 Oct 1955 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. She married David Perkins on 10 Jan 1912 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas. He was born 12 Apr 1882 in Mendota, Missouri and died 27 Sep 1958 in Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri.

6 --- James DeBusk born 23 Jun 1895 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 06 Apr 1948 in Fall City, Richardson County, Nebraska and is buried in Hiawatha Cemetery, Brown County, Kansas. He married Lola May McNary, daughter of Horace Arthur McNary and Mary Ellen Postel, on 07 Nov 1917 in Fairview, Brown County, Kansas. She was born 18 Jan 1900 in Oneida, Nemaha County, Kansas

7 --- Samuel Lee DeBusk born 05 Mar 1898 in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kansas and died 27 Jan 1973 and is buried in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska . He married Minnie Eudora Clary, daughter of George Byron Clary and Minnie Alta Bartley, on 03 Sep 1919 in Fairbery, Jefferson County, Nebraska. She was born 29 Jun 1901in Jefferson County, Kansas and died 24 Jan 1979 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. In Dec 1946 Samuel Lee DeBusk married a second time to Sarah Rebecca Gross the daughter of Oliver Franklin Gross and Minnie Addline Flesher. Sarah Rebecca Gross was born 29 Feb 1920 in Hoyt, Jackson County, Kansas.

8 --- Clyde DeBusk born 02 Feb 1901 in Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas and died 11 Jan 1972 in Florence, Lane County, Oregon. He married Lillian Margaret Bodle, daughter of Joseph Robert Bodle and Edna Pearl Irey, on 15 Apr 1937 in Ellensberg, Kittitas County, Washington. She was born 19 May 1913 in Oneill, Holt County, Nebraska and died 30 Jul 1988 in Waldport, Lincoln County, Oregon. They are both buried in Indian Creek Cemetery, Mapleton, Lane County, Oregon.

9 --- Benjamin Franklin DeBusk born 16 Apr 1904 in Netawaka, Jackson County, Kansas and died 25 Jul 1974 in Brown County, Kansas. He married Odie Lillie Ball, daughter of Charles Tillman Ball and Flora Emily "Ethel" Lovenes, on 10 Nov 1933 in Middlesburg, Casey County, Kentucky. She was born 19 Jul 1915 in Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia and died 14 Oct 1996 in Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas. They are both buried in Powhattan Cemetery, Powhattan, Brown County, Kansas. Odie Ball's sister Mae Emma Ball married Roy Lee DeBusk son of Harvey Alden DeBusk and Alice Turner. Sarah Catherine Ball, the wife of Elijah DeBusk, is their grandaunt.

10 -- Carl DeBusk born 16 Sep 1906 in Netawaka, Jackson County, Kansas and died 02 Jun 1966 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. He married Emily Rosaila "Rose" Flanders, daughter of Levi Roy Flanders and Ethel Issa Myers, on 29 Feb 1928 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas. She was born 01 Feb 1910 in Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas and died 02 Jun 1990 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah. They are both buried in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas

11 -- Lena Helen DeBusk born 25 Feb 1912 in Netawaka, Jackson County, Kansas and died circa Feb 2000 in Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas. She married Russell Eugene McCauley, Sr., son of Mortimer E. McCauley and Hattie E. Farris, on 26 Dec 1931 in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. He was born 03 Jun 1909 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas and died 28 Nov 1992 in Holton, Jackson County, Kansas.