Nancy Bruce

about 1797–16 April 1876 (Age 79)
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Bruce was born about 1797, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Bruce, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Trow, was 20. She married David Lathe about 1828, in Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States in 1860 and Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 16 April 1876, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

David Lathe
Nancy Bruce
Marriage: about 1828
William Lathe
Julia Ann Lathe
Lemuel Lathe
Moses M Lathe
Sarah Augusta Lathe
George Harrison Lathe
Charles Lathe

Spouse and Children

about 1828
Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Joseph Bruce



    Joseph Bruce


World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Nancy Lathe in household of Charles Lathe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Lathe in household of David Lathe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy E Lathe in household of David Lathe, "United States Census, 1850"

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