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 John Bruce, Sr

John Bruce, Sr

Birth
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Apr 1827 (aged 78)
Point Leavell, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Point Leavell, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 54505332 · View Source
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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 Povall 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.



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  • Maintained by: Pam Barns
  • Originally Created by: Kandy Back Agee
  • Added: 5 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54505332
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bruce, Sr (30 Apr 1748–13 Apr 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54505332, citing Bruce Cemetery, Point Leavell, Garrard County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Pam Barns (contributor 46946976) .