Richard Arlington Brush (1874-1944) was a carpenter. (b. October 1872, Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York, USA - d. January 06, 1944, Hauppauge, Suffolk County, New York, 11788, USA)
Parents[edit | edit source]
Sibling[edit | edit source]
He had the following sibling: Blanche M. Brush (1880-?).
First marriage[edit | edit source]
Richard married Mary Esther Lattin (1875-1895) on October 15, 1894.
Second marriage[edit | edit source]
After Mary's death he married her sister: Catherine Lavinia Lattin (1878-1964). The marriage was on December 25, 1896.
Children[edit | edit source]
They had the following children: Ethel Louise Brush (1898-1991) who married Harry Halstead McPheeters (1892-1960); Dorothy Esther Brush (1900-aft1930); Arlington L. Brush (1902-?); and Richard Kenneth Brush (1909-1994) who married Chrystal Victorine Jenkins (1908-1990).
Smithtown, New York[edit | edit source]
Richard and his parents, and his grandmother, Hannah X (1811-?), appear in the 1880 US Census living in Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York. In the 1930 US Census for Smithtown, Richard is working as a carpenter and owns his home on 289 Hauppauge Road valued at $6,000. Living at home is Richard Kenneth Brush who was working as a carpenter and Dorothy Brush who was working as a teacher.