Joseph Rushmore

M, #588
      Joseph Rushmore was also known as Joseph Bushman. He and Clarissa Hale, daughter of Eliphalet Hale and Mercy Ballard, were married by Reverend John Strachan on Sunday, 15 December 1816 at St. James Church, the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada, both were listed as being single and of this parish. James McMillan and Ann Robe witnessed the marriage. He was on the list of inhabitants in 1818 at the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada, and his household is listed thus: 1 male over 16, 2 males under 16, 1 female over 16, no females under 16, for a total of 4 persons. He was on the list of inhabitants in 1819 at the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada, and his household is listed thus: 4 males over 16, 1 male under 16, 1 female over 16, 1 female under 16, for a total of 7 persons. He was on the list of inhabitants in 1822 at the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada, and his household is listed thus: 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 1 female over 16, and 1 female under 16, for a total of 4 persons. He appeared as household head on the census of 1830 at Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA. His household was listed thus: 1 free white male 5 to 9 years, 1 free white male 10 to 14 years, 1 free white male of 40 to 49 years, 1 free white female under 5 years, 1 free white female 5 to 10 years, 1 free white female 30 to 40 years. He appeared as household head on the census of 1840 at Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA. His household was listed thus: 1 free white male 15 to 20 years, 1 free white male 50 to 60 years, 1 free white female 10 to 15 years, 1 free white female 40 to 50 years, 1 person employed in manufacture and trade.
     Joseph died sometime after the 1840 census and before the 1850 census.

Family

Clarissa Hale b. 1792
Children