Ruby Constance Brush

Female25 May 1906–9 July 1980

Brief Life History 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 4 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 on 9 July 1980, in Martinsville, Washington Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Turkey Track, Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harley Gilbert Bales
Ruby Constance Brush
Florence Geraldine Bales
Harry Gilbert Bales
Mary Louise Bales
Naomi Evelyn Bales
Elizabeth Ann 'Tib' Bales

Sources (36)

  • Ruby Bales, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Brush, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001

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Children (5)

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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. 


Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a brush maker, from Middle English brush ‘brush’ (Old French brosse ‘brushwood’).

Americanized form of German Brusch or Brüsch ‘heather, broom, brushwood’ (see Bruesch ).

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

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