Johnston Co NC was formed on Jun 28, 1746 from Craven Co. Records for many of the very early years are not available. The earliest available tax record is 1784.
Dobbs Co NC was formed in 1758 from the eastern part of Johnston Co. In 1779 the western part of Dobbs Co became Wayne Co. Dobbs was dissolved in 1791 and Glasgow and Lenior Co's were formed. Most of the early records of Dobbs Co were destroyed when the Lenoir Co Court House was burned in 1878.
Richard Bush was in the tax list in 1769 in Dobbs Co, NC: there is a Abraham, Bib, Bibby, and a Richard Bush.7
C. 1774 the family of Richard Bush moved from North Carolina to the 96th District SC.
Edgefield Co SC was one of the seven counties formed within the Ninety-Sixth District in 1785.
In 1787 Richard Bush owned There is a Richard Jun and a Richard Sen as well as a Bibb Bush acres in the tax list for Edgefield Co, 96th Dist, SC.8 There is a Richard Jun and a Richard Sen as well as a Bibb Bush.
In 1787 in Edgefield Co, 96th Dist, SC, Richard Bush. served as a Petit Juror.9
Richard Bush was the Head of Household in the census in 1790 in Edgefield Co, 96th Dist, SC. Richard Bush, males 1 > 16(Richard Jr, William, John P), 3 <16; females 3 (Mary Jane, Charity, Febera); 0 slaves.10
On Feb 14, 1798 Richard Bush sold Joseph Walker ? acres on Breaces Creek. Granted May1, 1773 acres in 96th Dist, SC.. Original grantee: Jacob Holley.11
Richard Bush was the Head of Household in the census in 1800 in Hillsborough, Chatham Co, North Carolina. Richard Bush: males 1 >45 (bef 1755); females 1>45.12
His wife, Mary Jane Prescott, died on Jun 1, 1800 in Edgefield Dist, SC at 60 years of age.
Dale County Alabama Kin. Custom Id: 55; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3761 GRI.
Public Member Trees. Custom Id: 15; ancestry.com.
CD World Family Tree; Volume 1 or 2. Custom Id: 513; personal copy.
Family Data Collection - Births. Custom Id: 654; ancestry.com.
DNA - Bush Family Y-DNA Project. Custom Id: 681;
Family Data Collection - Individual Records. Custom Id: 767; ancestry.com.
North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitute Index, 1790-1890. Custom Id: 94; ancestry.com.
South Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890. Custom Id: 167; ancestry.com.
Edgefield County, South Carolina Records. Custom Id: 61; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3757 REV.
1790 United States Federal Census
Edgefield County, South Carolina Deed Books 16, 17, 18. Custom Id: 60; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3757 WEL.
1800 United States Federal Census
Family Data Collection - Deaths. Custom Id: 766; ancestry.com.
American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI). Custom Id: 145; ancestry.com.