Edna Marcella Brue

24 January 1911–31 January 1985 (Age 74)
Hurley, Turner, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Edna Marcella

When Edna Marcella Brue was born on 24 January 1911, in Hurley, Turner, South Dakota, United States, her father, Edward Erikssen Brue, was 26 and her mother, Rachel Serena Johnson, was 26. She lived in Norway Township, Turner, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 January 1985, in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Edward Erikssen Brue
1884–1968
Rachel Serena Johnson
1884–1980
Edna Marcella Brue
1911–1985
Lucille Jeanette Brue
1913–1989
Everett Roland Brue
1916–1989
Melvin Wilbur Brue
1917–2009
Lester Kermit Brue
1922–2010
Arlene Brue
1928–1987

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Bru .2 Possibly an altered spelling of the French surname Bru, in part a topographic name for someone who lived on moorland, from Old Occitan bruc ‘heather’, ‘heath’, or a habitational name from any of the various minor places named with this word (for example Bru in Lot, or Le Bru in Cantal, Corrèze, and Dordogne); otherwise from bru ‘daughterin-law’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edna Brue in household of Edward Brue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Brue in household of Edward Brue, "United States Census, 1920"

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