John Bruce

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  • Name John Bruce  [1, 2
    Born Bef 18 May 1766  Braehungie, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 18 May 1766  Braehungie, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer and Fisherman in Upper Latheron, Niant  [2
    Religion Church of Scotland  [2
    Died Dec 1838  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Buried Dec 1838  Latheron Old Cemetery, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
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    Person ID I38377  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2013 

    Father David Bruce
              b. Abt 1745, Braehungie, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1792, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother Margaret Campbell
              b. Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1775, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1758  [1
    Family ID F9663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isobel MacKay
              d. Abt 1814 
    Married 15 Feb 1793  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Margaret Bruce
              b. 1795
              d. 1859  (Age 64 years)
     2. David Bruce
              b. 1798
              d. 1886  (Age 88 years)
     3. Ann Bruce
              b. 1801
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F10349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Janet Gunn
              b. Abt 1785, Rangag, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jul 1858, Forse, Parish of Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1808  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Alexander Bruce
              b. 1809, Upper Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Apr 1879, Forse, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Elizabeth Bruce
              b. 1811
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Bruce
              b. 1814
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Bruce
              b. 1815, Upper Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Nov 1899, Blackcroft, Village of Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Robert Bruce
              b. 1817, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Jun 1895, Blackcroft, Village of Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Donald Bruce
              b. 1819, Upper Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Oct 1898, Newlands of Forse, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Christian Bruce
              b. 1821, Niant, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Jul 1896, Mains of Forse, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Jane Bruce
              b. 1823, Niant, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Jun 1886, Blackcroft, Village of Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Mary Bruce
              b. 1823, Niant, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Jan 1907, Blackcroft, Village of Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Walter Bruce
              b. 1827
              d. 1840  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F10348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef 18 May 1766 - Braehungie, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 18 May 1766 - Braehungie, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1793 - Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Apr 1808 - Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Dec 1838 - Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1838 - Latheron Old Cemetery, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone for John Bruce (38377)
    Headstone for John Bruce (38377)
    Erected by James Bruce, farmer of Blackcroft, in memory of his parents.
    John Bruce, farmer of Niand, died December 1838 aged 65.
    Wife Janet Gunn died July 1858 aged 73.
    Daughter Jane Bruce died 11th June 1886 aged 63.
    Son Robert Bruce died 20th June 1895 aged 77.
    Son James Bruce died 1st November 1899 aged 85.
    Daughter Mary Bruce died 2nd January 1907 aged 84.

  • Notes 
    • See attached sources. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3155] Dave Collins.

    2. [S3937] James McKay, James McKay.

    3. [S3520] Robert Ian Bain (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 2009.

    4. [S10013] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 13, 2008), Father: David BRUCE (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 2009.

    5. [S3525] Headstone for John Bruce (38377), (http://graven-images.org.uk/cgi-bin/lowgraph.pl?yard=lath-old&grave=307) (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2009.