Walter I. and Sallie (Perkins) Brush, 7N 51W


Richard Perkins married Cornelia Davis on December 16, 1868 in Marshall County, Mississippi.

In 1880 Weld County, Colorado, Richard C. Perkinsis farming 38, with Cornelia C. 25. Lizzie M. is 10, Sallie O. 8, Hugh R. 6, Mary E. 4, Charley 2, and Anna two months.

Richard and Cornelia are farming in Logan County in 1900, with May July 1876, Charlie Feb 1878, Carrie L. May 1882, Maggie Aug 1884, and Lester D. June 1887.

Richard 1842-1922 is buried in Sterling # 57854069, with Cornelia C. 1846-1913, # 57854116.

Walter Israel Brush was born April 26, 1868 in Greeley.






In 1870 Weld County, Jared P. Brush is 35, a rancher born in Ohio, with Ada Mary 21 in Illinois. Walter is 2, and Edna M. newborn.

"The City of Brush , named in honor of cattleman Jared L. Brush, was incorporated in 1884. Long before the town was founded, the site was a shipping point on the old Texas-Montana Cattle Trail, known as Beaver Creek Station. Jared Brush served as Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, lived in Greeley, and visited 'his town' often. Land purchased from Mr. Brush in May 1893 was designated as the Jared L. Brush Cemetery by the City Council in 1895. "
Sheriff Jared Brush had the town of Brush named after him. Sheriff Brush was a successful cattleman and shipped a lot of cattle from the Brush train stop."

Jared married Mary Dianna Sterling September 12, 1879, her second husband. Willkm B. Doolittle had died at Omaha in 1875. She had Margaaret Doolittle in Omaha in 1872, and Frank Doolittle in 1874. By Jared she had Ruth G. Brush in 1880m Ada in 1882, Mary in 1885, Jared L. in 1888, and Sterling in 1891.
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In 1885 Weld County, J. L. is 48, a stock raiser, with Mary 37. Walter is 17, Edna 15, Maggie 13, Fred 10, Ruth 4, Ida 2, and May five months.

February 12, 1957 " Funeral services for Jared Brush, native of Greeley, will held at 9 a. m., Wednesday from Howard's Moituary, with inter ment at Fairmount cemetery. Denver. Brush, a member of a pioneer Greeley family, died Sunday morning at St. Anthony's hospital, Denver. He had lived at Sterling and Craig before movin to Denver. The Brush home is at 3500 West Eightieth street, Westminster. Brush had worked at Lowry field for the past few years. He was the son of Jared L. Brush, of Colorado.
Jared had married Vertie Moore on August 14, 1912 in Greeley.

In 1930 Craig, Colorado, Jared is a wholesale gasoline and oil dealer, 36, now married to Arlene 31 born in Alabama. Arlene is divorced in 1940 Craig, living with her 73-year-ole father R.B. Thompson.

Jared 1888-1957 is buried in Fairmount Cemetery # 29343818.

Ada was the daughter of Noah and Jane Maltby in Monroe County WIsconsin in 1860. Lydia is 16, a teacher, Ada is 11, Alice 8,a nd Ruth 4.
Noah Maltbie 1811-1898 is buried in Greeley # 31208258, with Jane C. Coleman Maltbie 1813-1894, # 31208220.

Ada May Brush 1849-1877 is buried in Greeley # 40846938, with Jared Lamar Brush 1837-1913 # 40846920.

Walter I. Brush is with Jared 42, and Mary D. 31 in 1880 Weld County. Walter is 12, and Edna M. 10. Mary's kids Maggie Dolittle 8 and Frank M. 5 are with them.

Walter I. Brush and Miss Sallie Perkins, both of Sterling, were married in Sterling on October 28, 1891, by Reverend A. B. C. Dinwiddie.

In 1900 South Sterling, Walter has a livery stable, born April 1868 in Colorado, with Sallie O. Nov 1871 Mississippi.

In 1910 Sterling, Walter I. Brush is the county sheriff, 40, with Sallie O. 38. Jarad P. is 9, Margaret L. 6, and Sallie's widowed sister Carrie Gillett 27, a bookkeeper, is with them.

Walter cash-claimed 120 acres in section 10, 7N 51W in 1911.



In 1920 Berkeley, California, Walter says he's a rancher, 52, with Sarah O. 48, Jared P. 18, and Pauline M. 16.

Walter was Grand Marshal of the Paso Robles "Pioneer Day" parades in 1931 and 1932.

1937 "Merle L. Smith, 55, was jailed here today after Police Chief Claud Azbell said he allegedly shot six times at a bus loaded with school children, none of whom was hit. Chief Azbell said Smith followed the bus bound from San Miguel to Paso Roblrs High School, for five miles before he started shooting. The first shot caused panic among Ihe children and the bus driver, Price Haynes, speeded up, with Smith following in his automobile. Azbell stated that witnesses declared Smith emptied one gun and started shooting with another while following the bus into the school grounds. As Smith started toward the bus School Trustee. Walter Brush seized him and held him until Chief Azbell and Constable Walter Trager arrived in answer to frantic calls "


Sallie O. Brush 1871-1956 is buried in San Lius Obispo County # 69524917.
So is Walter I. Brush 1868-1943 # 93801802.

Margaret Pauline (Brush) Heaton is buried there 1904-1990 # 93997988, with Norris Paul Heaton 1901-1944.

Jared Perkins Brush 1900-1981 is buried there, # 93801800, with Lenore Grace (Heaton) Brush 1903-1969.

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