Minnie M Bruce

1898–1977 (Age 79)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Minnie M

When Minnie M Bruce was born in 1898, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry H Bruce, was 46 and her mother, Lucinda C. Brown, was 38. She married Lee Andrew Conrad on 6 July 1914, in Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Meade, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1977, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hyland Cemetery, Mauckport, Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Andrew Conrad
Minnie M Bruce
Marriage: 6 July 1914
Mable Catherine Conrad
Margaret Lea Conrad
Violet Marie Conrad
Mary Fern Conrad

Spouse and Children

6 July 1914
Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, United States


    Mable Catherine Conrad


    Margaret Lea Conrad


    Violet Marie Conrad


    Mary Fern Conrad


Parents and Siblings

    Henry H Bruce





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World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (3)

  • Minnie Conrad in household of Lee Conrad, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Conrad in household of Lee Conrad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Conrad in household of Lee Conrad, "United States Census, 1930"

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