Dec. 28, 1958 Phoenix Maricopa County Arizona, USA
James Bailey Bruce was born to William Fleming Bruce and Rutha Ann Knight in Oct 1867 in Big Coon Valley, Jackson Co, AL. He resided with his parents in DeKalb Co, AL most of his life. In 1891 her met and married Alice Hannah, daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth Hannah in DeKalb Co, AL. They had four sons and one daughter. The family moved to Comanche, TX, where James was a rancher and merchant. His wife Alice died before 1930. He and his children moved to Maricopa Co, AZ in 1917 where he remained until his passing.
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James Bailey Bruce comes from a family of Baptist ministers. Unfortunately, there is no headstone marking his grave. He is laid to rest between Charley Meeker (to the north) and Martin O'Neal Blevins (to the south)in Greenwood Cemetery. -
Mortensen Added: Jun. 26, 2004