Ellean Debruce (1899 - 1992)

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Ellean Debruce
1899 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Ellean Debruce was born on January 5, 1899. Ellean died on October 1, 1992 at age 93. We know that Ellean Debruce had been residing in Jamaica, Queens County, New York 11433.

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Ellean Debruce died on October 1, 1992 at 93 years of age. Ellean was born on January 5, 1899. We have no information about Ellean's surviving family. We know that Ellean Debruce had been residing in Jamaica, Queens County, New York 11433.
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1899 - 1992 World Events

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In 1899, in the year that Ellean Debruce was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1900, Ellean was merely 1 year old when the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1924, by the time this person was 25 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1947, this person was 48 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1992, in the year of Ellean Debruce's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Keith Debruce
Aug 28, 1956 - February 1985
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John Debruce
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Matthew Debruce
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Odell Debruce
Aug 28, 1919 - October 1982
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Simmie Debruce
Sep 19, 1919 - Aug 3, 1973
Jessie Debruce
Feb 23, 1913 - Jan 5, 1986
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Dehon Monte Debruce
Jan 29, 1969 - Apr 12, 2009
Sacramento, California
Joe E Debruce
Aug 16, 1886 - Nov 15, 1967
Los Angeles, CA
Joseph T Debruce
May 30, 1912 - Sep 11, 2000
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Mc Debruce
Jun 19, 1954 - May 1981
L v Debruce
Jun 30, 1908 - Apr 29, 1996
Pittsburgh, PA
Marlon M. Debruce
Born: around 1979
TX
Davetta N. (Odom) Debruce
Born: around 1983
TX
Roderick D. Debruce
Born: around 1966
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