Winslow Bruce

1780–1848 (Age 68)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Winslow

When Winslow Bruce was born in 1780, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Bruce III, was 35 and his mother, Temperance Elizabeth Packard, was 31. He married Ruth Ruddock on 9 October 1806. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 19 July 1848, at the age of 68.

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Winslow Bruce
Ruth Ruddock
Marriage: 9 October 1806
Winslow Ruddock Bruce

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9 October 1806


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Winslow Bruce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Winslow Bruce - Government record: Census record: birth: 1771; Massachusetts, United States
  • Winslow Bruce in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

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