Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Henry C. Bruce

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  • Name Henry C. Bruce 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I104661  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2020 

    Father William Bruce,   b. 1752, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1825, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Bruce,   d. 26 Nov 1832, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book WDM-15, 1825-1833; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 484.
      Elizabeth Bruce, Will, October 12, 1830; November 26, 1832
      I, Elizabeth Bruce of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To daughter Jane Bruce, negroes Nace and Charity, 1 feather bed, bedstead and furniture, dozen silver tea spoons, 1 pair sugar tongs.
      To grandson William Bruce Matthews, negro Charles.
      To granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Matthews, 50 dollars.
      All the rest and reside to daughters Maria Matthews and Sarah Chew, sons John Bruce, Thomas Bruce and Henry C. Bruce, and grandson William Bruce son of Walter Bruce, equally divided.
      Executor: son-in-law John Matthews
      Signed: October 12, 1830 Elizabeth Br
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 320.
      Jane Bruce, Will, January 6, 1844; February 9, 1844
      I, Jane Bruce of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To Elizabeth Ann Fergusson wife of Doctor John R. Fergusson, all my wearing apparel, my bed, bedstead and bed furniture.
      To the two infant children of Doctor John R. Fergusson, 50 dollars each.
      Item: my old negro Charity, manumitted, and to receive 20 dollars annually.
      The balance of my estate I give as follows:
      1/6th to brother John H. Bruce
      1/6th to the children of my deceased sister Maria Matthews.
      1/6th to the children of my deceased sister Sarah P. Chew.
      1/6th to brother Thomas Bruce.
      1/6th to the children of my deceased brother Henry C. Bruce.
      1/6th to the son of my deceased brother Walter Bruce.
      Executor: friend Doctor John R. Fergusson
      Signed: January 6, 1844 Jane Bruce
      Wit: John J. Hanson, Elijah W. Day, John Matthews
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 364.
      John H. Bruce, Will, February 18, 1845; April 21, 1845
      I, John H. Bruce of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To the children of John Matthews namely; Elizabeth Ann Fergusson, William Matthews and Amelia Matthews and to the children of my late brother Henry C. Bruce to wit; John Fergusson Bruce, William Henry Bruce and Mary E. Bruce, and to William Bruce the son of my later brother Walter Bruce, and Mary Bruce daughter of my brother Thomas Bruce, the whole of my estate real personal and mixed, equally.
      Executor: friend John R. Fergusson
      Signed: February 18, 1845 John H. Bruce
      Wit: Elijah W. Day

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