| Abt 1710 - 1756|
||, Meath, Leinster, Ireland
||6 Jun 1756
||, Frederick, Virginia
- He declared himself a titheable in 1745, in Frederick Co. VA. The lands he claimed 1078 acres, from Lord Fairfax. In Oct. 1751, he co-signed a note for William Taylor, signed with his unusual mark. An X inside an 0, with a smaller o inside the X.
Albin Book, pg. 1, tells how Quakers had been persecuted and imprisioned in England & Ireland for their religious beliefs which conflicted with English Laws. Also coming at that time were the Scotch Presbyterians. William Penn offered religious freedom, so they went to Pennsylvania. Frederick Co. VA. was first settled by a group led by Alexander Ross, who was bound at age 11, by the courts. He brought 70 families. They had been granted 70,000 acres by land patent. Some of the Quaker families went into Maryland. One Thomas Albin among them. He was a tailor, and died intestate in 1736. Left a wife Mary, and no known heirs. Not sure if he was related
||25 Sep 2004 |
||Mary Bruce, c. 3 Jun 1715, Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland , d. Yes, date unknown |
||, Frederick, Virginia 
||16 Sep 2006 |
- [S8190] Bruce Family, Bruce Family Website, (Online).
- [S8196] Bruce, John of the Shenandoah, Violet Laverne Bruce, (Decorah, Iowa : Anundsen Pub. Co., c1987. Book #929.273 B83br), 929.273 B83br..