Bussey, Amos a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Trumbull County, O., Nov. 20, 1806. He experienced religion; in 1833 was licensed to preach, and admitted into the Erie Conference. In 1837 he was transferred to the Indiana Conference; by its division, in 1852, he became a member of the South-eastern Indiana Conference; and in 1856 joined the Iowa Conference. In 1860 he became superannuated, and retired to Oskaloosa, where he remained to the close of his life, Jan. 18, 1865. Mr. Bussey was a faithful, laborious, able preacher; a tried friend, prudent counsellor, earnest Christian, and stanch Methodist. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1865, p. 218.