Norman Bruce

2 March 1733–25 April 1811 (Age 78)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Norman

When Norman Bruce was born on 2 March 1733, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles W Bruce, was 47 and his mother, Hellen Cleland, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Susannah Gardiner Key. He died on 25 April 1811, in Bruceville, Talbot, Maryland, United States, at the age of 78.

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Norman Bruce
Susannah Gardiner Key
Charles Key Bruce

Spouse and Children


    Susannah Gardiner Key




    Charles Key Bruce


Parents and Siblings


    Hellen Cleland




+7 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 43

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

Age 43

Maryland is the 7th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 61

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (2)

  • Normand Bruce, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Normand Bruce, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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