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Re: Charity Terbush/Tarbush
Posted by: leeterbush@yahoo.com (ID *****9868) Date: October 27, 2006 at 10:13:57
In Reply to: Re: Charity Terbush/Tarbush by Philip Mann of 220

Philip,

Here's a bit more info for you.

If you go on the Internet and type in the name Tarbush
on Google, quite a bit of info comes up.

1. It appears that the name is middle eastern.

2. However, I know that it also has occasionally appeared as a variation of Terbush, which is German-Dutch in origin.

I suggest you check it out. It lists a number of Tarbushes in the U.S., mostly in the southeastern part of the country, but also a few in Ohio.

None in New York state, which makes one think they may not be connected with the Terbush name, but that isn't certain as there are also no Torbushes in New York state, but the
Torbushes in North Carolina and Georgia seem to have descended from the Terbushes of New York.

Best,

Lee


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