Missouri Family Group Sheet for the James Ambrose ROUSH Family

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Husband: James Ambrose ROUSH
Birthdate: 18 Jan 1867
Birthplace: near Dallas, Edgar Co, Illinois
Death date: 5 Apr 1928
Place of death: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Burial: Strasburg Cemetery, Cass Co, MO
Father: Henry Martin ROUSH
Mother: Martha Elizabeth FOUTS

Marriage date: 5 Dec 1888
Marriage place: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO

Wife: Rachel Ada WEST
Birthdate: 31 Aug 1869
Birthplace: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 25 Feb 1945
Place of death: San Diego Co, CA
Burial: Strasburg Cemetery, Cass Co, MO
Father: William Harrison WEST
Mother: Amanda Jane RYENOLDS


Child No. 1: ROUSH, Henry Harrison
Sex: M
Birthdate: 23 Sep 1889
Birthplace: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 28 Jun 1949
Place of death: Escondido, San Diego Co, CA
Marriage date: 14 Aug 1914
Marriage place: Kansas City, MO
Spouse's name: Katherine BURGESS

Child No. 2: ROUSH, Jessie May
Sex: F
Birthdate: 16 Sep 1891
Birthplace: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 10 Jun 1982
Place of death: Independence, MO
Marriage date: 23 Oct 1915
Marriage place: Independence, MO
Spouse's name: HENLEY, Robert W.

Child No. 3: ROUSH, Harvey Marion
Sex: M
Birthdate: 17 Jul 1893
Birthplace: Strassburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 8 Dec 1917
Place of death: Kansas City, MO
Marriage date: 18 Nov 1917
Marriage place: Hardin, MO
Spouse's name: SUMMERS, Kathleen E.

Child No. 4: ROUSH, Ward
Sex: M
Birthdate: 11 Apr 1895
Birthplace: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 1 Dec 1972
Place of death: Chula Vista, San DIego Co, CA
Burial: Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido, CA
Marriage date: 11 May 1918
Marriage place: Nevada, Vernon Co, MO
Spouse's name: PELSOR, Gladys Hazel

Child No. 5: ROUSH, Bernard Anderson
Sex: M
Birthdate: 25 Dec 1897
Birthplace: Strasburg, Cass Co, MO
Death date: 16 Jun 1972
Place of death: Harrisonville, Cass Co, MO
Marriage date: 20 May 1920
Marriage place: Warrensburg, Johnson Co, MO
Spouse's name: MIDDLETON, Flossie May
Roush Family Bible - birth dates of all listed here.
"History of Cass County, MO", Glenn, Allen. Historical Publishing Co, Topeka, 1917. pgs 509-512a.
1900 Census Cass Co, Polk Twp, Dist 39, MO. Roush, James (this is not in the index, had to browse the county to find this);
1910 Census Cass Co, Polk, Dist 42, MO. RAUSH, James (sic);
1920 Census, Cass, Polk Twp, MO. Roush, J.A.
Newsclipping -Pleasant Hills Times, April 1928 Obituary of James Ambrose Roush.
Newsclipping -Pleasant Hills Times, March 1, 1945 Obituary of Mrs. Rachel Roush. Original copies of newsclippings in my possession.
Both were very active with Masons and Eastern Star. Membership in the Jewell Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star Ivy Leaf Chapter No 215, Pleasant Hill, Cass Co, MO.
Rachel West Roush moved to California with her sons Ward and Henry Harrison Roush. When she died, her body was brought back to Strasburg by son Ward, and she was buried next to her husband.