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John Bruce, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1748
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1827
Point Leavell
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA

John Bruce, Sr. is believed to be the son of John Bruce and Margaret Jones Bruce. He had, at least, one sibling.

John Bruce, Sr. married Elizabeth Clay on June 28, 1775 in Charlotte County, Virginia. They had sixteen children.

John Bruce, Sr. was a Revolutionary War Patriot. He was a Sergeant in the Virginia Continental Army having served in Captain William Smith's Company of Col. Daniel Morgan's Virginia Regiment. He fought at Trenton and Valley Forge where he was wounded.

John Bruce, Sr. was my 6great-grandfather.

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NOTES:
Fraser was shown as part of Margaret Jones' name.
Don't know if Fraser was a middle name or her first married name, if she was previously married. This needs more study.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Povall Clay Bruce (1755 - 1832)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Green Bruce King*
  Henry Clay Bruce (1777 - 1815)*
  John Bruce (1777 - 1855)*
  George Washington Bruce (1784 - 1842)*
  Clara Bruce Withers Withers (1786 - 1833)*
  Horatio Bruce (1793 - 1858)*
  Tabitha Clay Bruce Arnold (1798 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Revolutionary War Soldier
 
Burial:
Bruce Cemetery
Point Leavell
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Pam Barns
Originally Created by: Kandy Back Agee
Record added: Jul 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54505332
John Bruce, Sr
Added by: Dianna Taylor
 
John Bruce, Sr
Added by: Dianna Taylor
 
 
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Remembering you, John, my 5th great Uncle...Thank YOU for fighting to establish this great nation of ours...
- Anna Herrera
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015
5th Great Granfather
- Dianna Taylor
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013

- Diane Finlinson Miller
 Added: Jul. 21, 2012
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