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William S. Bruce

Male 1830 - 1866  (36 years)


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  • Name William S. Bruce 
    Born 9 Mar 1830  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 0A1316111F584518846DFAD90CA217FE9F0A 
    Buried Jun 1866  Light Cemetery, Oaktown, Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 21 Jun 1866  , Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 11 May 1865 Final settlement of the estate of Spier Bruce was filed in the Knox County Court by Catharine Bruce, Administrator, wherein she listed the heirs of Spier Spencer Bruce as:
      1) William S. Bruce-aged about 32 years who lives in Knox Co.
      2) Mary Christ-aged about 27 years who lives in the State of Illinois
      3) David M. Bruce-aged about 24 years who lives in Knox Co.
      4) grandsons David Philips-aged about 7 years, and James Philips-aged about 5 years who live in Knox Co. (children of Jane Bruce Phillips, deceased)
      5) granddaughter Sarah Bruce-aged about 6 years who lives in Green County, Indiana (daughter of John Bruce (?), deceased)
      Each heir was entitled to "one fifth of said balance except David and James Philips and that they are each entitled to one tenth...". Each heir was paid $60.47.
      (Probate Package, Lewis Library at Vincennes University, Box 69, File 1864, Aug 1999)
    Person ID I57041983  7_families
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2009 

    Father Spier Spencer Bruce,   b. 11 Feb 1804, , Nelson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1864, Bruceville, Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Rachel Chambers,   b. Abt 1810, , Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1846  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1827  , Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F19105895  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1144344] Light Cemetery Tombstone Transcriptions, Compiled by Christian Iverson, 21 October 1993.

    2. [S1141751] Mrs. Kenneth Klippel (Lesly), 4581 Powderborn Ct., San Jose, CA 95136, (LDS Ancestral File No. AF97-101990, SLC FHC, Nov 1998).

    3. [S1141752] Early Marriages of Indiana, Kenneth Gene LINDSAY, (Kenma Publishing Company, 1911 Conlin Ave., Evansville, IN 47714), Page 9 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1141518] Indiana Marriages to 1850, Jordan Dodd, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1997).

      Last Name: Chambers
      First Name: Rachel
      Spouse- Last Name: Bruce
      Spouse- First Name: Spear
      County: Knox
      Date: 2-26-1827

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