Thurman Harrison Bruce

20 January 1889–4 June 1969 (Age 80)
Madison, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thurman Harrison

When Thurman Harrison Bruce was born on 20 January 1889, in Madison, North Carolina, United States, his father, Milton M Bruce, was 39 and his mother, Laura Annie Sudith, was 40. He married Ada Bell Cody on 25 April 1936, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Grapevine, Madison, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Township 14 Grapevine, Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 4 June 1969, in Marshall, Madison, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mars Hill, Madison, North Carolina, United States.

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Thurman Harrison Bruce
Ada Bell Cody
Marriage: 25 April 1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1936Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 8
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 21
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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 (22)

    • T H Bruce, "United States Census, 1940"
    • T H Bruce, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Harrison Bruce, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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