Ruby Constance Brush

25 May 1906–July 1980 (Age 74)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Ruby Constance

When Ruby Constance Brush was born on 25 May 1906, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, her father, Harry Albert Brush, was 26 and her mother, Florence Candice Spangler, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Harley Gilbert Bales. She lived in Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in July 1980, in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Turkey Track, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harley Gilbert Bales
1896–1986
Ruby Constance Brush
1906–1980
F. Geraldine Bales
1926–2000
Harry G Bales
1927–2003
Mary Louise Bales
1931–
Naomi Evelyn Bales
1935–2016

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Female1926–2000Female

    Male1927–2003Male

    Mary Louise Bales

    Female1931–Female

    Naomi Evelyn Bales

    Female1935–2016Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1880–1952Male

    Florence Candice Spangler

    Female1882–1915Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 1

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin. It may be a nickname for someone thought to resemble a brush (Middle English brusche, from Old French brosse), or a metonymic occupational name for a brush maker. It could also be from a related word, brusche ‘cut wood’, ‘branches lopped off trees’ (Old French brousse), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a forester or woodcutter, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’ (Late Latin bruscia).2 Respelling of German Brusch or Brüsch, a topographic name from the field name Brüsch (Middle High German brüsch ‘heather’, ‘broom’ or ‘brush’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Bales in household of Harley Bales, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby C Bales in household of Harley G Bales, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby C Brush in household of Harry A Brush, "United States Census, 1910"

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