Robenia Bruce

15 September 1858–5 November 1937 (Age 79)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robenia

When Robenia Bruce was born on 15 September 1858, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Bruce, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Miller, was 21. She married Thomas Jenkins Jr on 5 November 1877, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 5 November 1937, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jenkins Jr
Robenia Bruce
Marriage: 5 November 1877
Thomas Jenkins
Sidney Robert Jenkins
Margaret Jenkins
George W Jenkins
Robena Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1877Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 26
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    Sources (17)

    • Robenia Jenkins en la familia de Thos Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Robenia Bruce in entry for Margaret Mandler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robenie Bruce in household of Robert Bruce, "United States Census, 1870"

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