Nancy Bruce

Female1800–16 April 1876

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Bruce was born in 1800, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Bruce, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Trow, was 23. 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 76, and was buried in Coventry Village Cemetery, Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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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

Sources (20)

  • Nancy Lathe in household of Charles Lathe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy E. Bruce Lathe, "Find A Grave Index"
  • M in entry for Lemuel Lathe, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1828Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 0

    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 18

    Oldest grave seen in the Memorials list.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 20

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy, probably from Brix (La Manche).

    Altered form of French Brousse .

    History: The son of the Domesday baron, a friend of David I of Scotland, was granted by him the Lordship of Annandale in 1124, and his second son Robert became the founder of the Scottish house of Bruce. — This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its original form Brousse in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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