Ella M Brust

8 May 1880–27 March 1972 (Age 91)
Jackson Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ella M

When Ella M Brust was born on 8 May 1880, in Jackson Township, Pike, Ohio, United States, her father, Godfrey Brust, was 22 and her mother, Magdalena Ober, was 19. She married Walter C Geller on 25 November 1902, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in South Salem, Buckskin Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 27 March 1972, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Walter C Geller
Ella M Brust
Marriage: 25 November 1902
Russell E Geller
Rodger E Geller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1902Ross, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 2
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 24
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Aloysius, Bernhardt, Hermann, Kurt, Rainer, Reinhold, Wilfried.German: from Middle High German brust ‘chest, breast’; also ‘vest, armor’, presumably a nickname for someone with a particularly broad chest or alternatively for the wearer of a distinctive upper garment or protection. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).Swiss German: topographic name for someone living near a down-fault in a mountain range, probably a crevasse, from Brust, a noun derivative of bresten ‘to burst’.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Ella Brust in entry for Giller, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Ella M Geller in household of Walter C Geller, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ella M. Brust, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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