Robert Bruce

August 1711–1788 (Age 76)
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Bruce was born in August 1711, in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, his father, Robert Bruce, was 21 and his mother, Katharine MacNab, was 21. He married Katharine Fisher in 1732, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1788, in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bruce
Katharine Fisher
Marriage: 1732
Martha Bruce
Anna Bruce
Robert Bruce
Elizabeth Bruce

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1732Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 19142;2007: 40261; 2010: 53419)Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy, probably from Brix (La Manche).Altered form of French Brousse .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Robert Bruce in entry for Robert Bruce, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Page19 'A Tribute to Out Ancestors' by Hattie Wilson Shinn, compilation record of Bruce-Wilson Family Lineage.
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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