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Male Joseph T. Rushing Click to view Joseph T. Rushing in the family tree

Joseph T. was born on October 24th, 1841 in Pike Co., AL.1   Joseph T.'s father was William Cain Rushing and his mother was Mary Ann Rushing.  His paternal grandparents were Mathew Malachi Rushing and Elizabeth Thornhill. He had six brothers and five sisters, named Mathew M. (Mack), John Eager Howard, Thomas A., Solomon James, Stephen McDonald, Henry Oscar, Elizabeth Pheebe, Mary Jane, Susannah, Lucinda S. and Pleasant F..  He was the sixth oldest of the twelve children. He had two half-sisters named Elizabeth and Minnie.  He died at the age of 72 on August 20th, 1914 in Keatchie, DeSoto Parish, LA.  He was buried in Keatchie Cemetery, Keatchie, DeSoto Parish, LA.1 1 

Joseph T.'s family with Mary Elizabeth Wells

‌Joseph T. and Mary Elizabeth were married in a religious ceremony on February 8th, 1866 in Pike Co., AL.1   They had three sons and seven daughters, named Willie, Jimmie L., Clayton, Dora Ida, Hortense, Blanch, Bulah, Kahnie, Jewel and Lillie.

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