Teresa Bruce

1773–before 1827 (Age 54)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Teresa

Teresa Bruce was born in 1773, in Augusta, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Sr John Bruce. She married Ambrose Barbour before 1797, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died before 1827, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Barbour
1769–
Teresa Bruce
1773–1827
Marriage: before 1797
John Barbour
1798–
Ambrose Barbour
1800–
Mordecai Barbour
1802–
Thomas Barbour
1804–
Gabriel Barbour
1806–
Phillip Barbour
1808–
Sally Barbour
1810–
Mary Barbour
1812–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1797Garrard, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 7
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 15
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Brousse
    Brewis

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