Chester Bruce

1792–1870 (Age 77)
Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Chester

When Chester Bruce was born on 9 December 1792, in Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Bruce III, was 47 and his mother, Temperance Elizabeth Packard, was 43. He died on 2 September 1870, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Bruce III
1745–1824
Temperance Elizabeth Packard
1749–1834
Joseph Bruce
1773–1858
John Bruce
1774–1848
Winslow Bruce
1780–1848
Timothy Bruce
1784–1849
Charles Bruce
1786–1791
Chester Bruce
1789–1791
Packard Bruce
1791–1856
Chester Bruce
1792–1870
Levi Bruce
1796–

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

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.

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