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Nellie Louise Ford Armbruster
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1879
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1958
Placer County
California, USA

Mother's maiden name: Farris

Armbruster
German (also Armbrüster): occupational name for a soldier armed with a crossbow or for a maker of crossbows, from an agent derivative of armbrust ‘crossbow' (see Armbrust).
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press

Armbrust
German: from Middle High German armbrust, earlier arbrust ‘crossbow', hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of crossbows or for a soldier who used one. This term is adapted from Old French arbalestre, Late Latin arcuballista, a compound of arcus ‘bow' + ballista ‘catapult'. In Middle High German it was altered by folk etymology as if composed of the elements arm ‘arm' + berust ‘weaponry'. When the latter term became obsolete it was replaced by brust ‘chest'.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press 
 
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 Parents:
  George Mason Ford (1855 - 1926)
  Emma B Ford (1852 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Raphael Washington Armbruster (1875 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  George R. Armbruster (1903 - 1965)*
  Mildred E. Armbruster (1904 - 1908)*
  Margaret Nellie Armbruster Hurley (1914 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Auburn Cemetery
Auburn
Placer County
California, USA
Plot: E 1/2 656-5
 
Created by: Glenda Ragan
Record added: Sep 11, 2009
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Nellie Louise <i>Ford</i> Armbruster
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Nellie Louise <i>Ford</i> Armbruster
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Nellie Louise <i>Ford</i> Armbruster
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