Helen Bruce

1578–1596 (Age 18)
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Bruce was born in 1578, in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Laurence Bruce 4th Lord of Cultmalindie, was 31 and her mother, Helen Kennedy, was 33. She married Adam Sinclair in 1562, in Quendale, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1596, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Adam Sinclair
1542–1627
Helen Bruce
1578–1596
James Sinclair
1590–
Laurence Sinclair
1590–1645
Jane Sinclair
1593–
Malcolm Sinclair
1595–
Helen Sinclair
1599–
Magnus Sinclair
1592–
Barbara Sinclair
1607–

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    James Sinclair

    Male1590–Male

    Laurence Sinclair

    Male1590–1645Male

    Magnus Sinclair

    Male1592–Male

    Jane Sinclair

    Female1593–Female

    Malcolm Sinclair

    Male1595–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Jane Bruce

    Female1558–1644Female

    Male1560–1624Male

    Helen Bruce

    Female1564–1596Female

    William Bruce

    Male1564–1624Male

    Sir William Bruce

    Male1564–1630Male

+6 More Children

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.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Bruce - birth: 1578; Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Bruce - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Helen Bruce

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