Charles Bruce

13 November 1739–before 1753 (Age 13)
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Bruce was born on 13 November 1739, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Bruce Jr, was 28 and his mother, Mary Potter, was 30. He died before 1753, in his hometown, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

John Bruce Jr
1711–1785
Mary Potter
1709–1785
Keziah Bruce
1734–1813
Ephraim Bruce
1736–1819
Sarah Bruce
1738–
Charles Bruce
1739–1753
Molly Bruce
1744–
John Bruce III
1745–1824
Lydia Bruce
1748–
Lucy Bruce
1750–
Charles Bruce
1753–1785

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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.

Sources (2)

  • Charles Bruce, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Charles Bruce, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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