Charles H. Bruce

about 1849–
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Charles H.

Charles H. Bruce was born about 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He married Louisa Benson about 1873, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Charles H. Bruce
1849–
Louisa Benson
1853–1878
Marriage: about 1873
Charlie Bruce
1878–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1873
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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