Henry Earl Bruce

Male15 December 1914–20 April 1996

Brief Life History of Henry Earl

When Henry Earl Bruce was born on 15 December 1914, in Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Harold Bruce, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Jane McComb, was 22. He lived in Manitoba, Canada in 1916 and Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada in 1926. He died on 20 April 1996, in Carman, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman, Manitoba, Canada.

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Henry Earl Bruce
Grace V McEwan

Sources (5)

  • Harry Bruce in household of Harry Bruce, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Manitoba, Canada, Birth Index, 1870-1917
  • Henry E. Bruce, "Find A Grave Index"

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Age 68

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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