Robert Bruce

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

The Life of Robert

When Robert Bruce was born in August 1711, in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, his father, Robert Bruce, was 23 and his mother, Katharine Mcnab, was 21. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Katharine Fisher. He died in 1788, in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bruce
1711–1788
Katharine Fisher
1711–1788
Martha Bruce
1732–
Anna Bruce
1743–
John Bruce
1751–
Elizabeth Bruce
1748–1793

Spouse and Children

    Male1711–1788Male

    Katharine Fisher

    Female1711–1788Female

children

(4)

    Martha Bruce

    Female1732–Female

    Anna Bruce

    Female1743–Female

    Female1748–1793Female

    John Bruce

    Male1751–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    James Bruce

    Male1709–Male

    Male1711–1788Male

    Alexander Bruce

    Male1714–Male

    William Bruce

    Male1719–1780Male

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Bruce in entry for Robert Bruce, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Bruce in entry for Anna Bruce, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Bruce in entry for Anna Bruce, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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