Joseph Bruce

1773–1858 (Age 84)
Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Bruce was born on 5 December 1773, in Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Bruce III, was 28 and his mother, Temperance Elizabeth Packard, was 24. He married Nancy Trow on 28 April 1799, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 30 April 1858, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Holt Cemetery, Keene, Keene, Essex, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bruce
1773–1858
Nancy Trow
1777–1805
Marriage: 28 April 1799
Nancy Bruce
1797–1876
Joseph Bruce
1800–
Baby Bruce
1802–1802
Joseph Bruce
1819–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 April 1799
Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

  • Female1797–1876Female

  • Joseph Bruce

    Male1800–Male

  • Male1802–1802Male

  • Joseph Bruce

    Male1819–Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1776

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 3

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 24

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

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)

  • Bruce in entry for George Turner (Bachelor), "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • Joseph Bruce, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Bruce in entry for Joseph, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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