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Thomas Alexander Bruce[1, 2]

Male 1867 - 1954


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  • Born  21 Apr 1867  Campbell County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 Nov 1954  Lafolette, Campbell County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Age: 88 
    Cause: cerebral thrombosis 
    Buried  29 Nov 1954  Stinking Creek, Campbell County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID  I26  Walden
    Last Modified  17 Apr 2008 

    Father  Hezekiah Karr Bruce,   b. 13 May 1834, Campbell County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1913, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy B. Walden,   b. Dec 1842, Campbell County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1929, Campbell County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Mar 1863  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage: Hezekiah Bruce & Nancy Walden
    Marriage: Hezekiah Bruce & Nancy Walden
    From TN State Marriages, 1765-2002
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Mahalia B.,   b. May 1873, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1893 
    Notes 
    • Roscoe & Roxie are twins.
    Children 
     1. Roscoe Bruce,   b. 09 Jan 1894, Flat Lick, Knox, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1987, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Roxie Bruce,   b. Jan 1894, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Josiah Bruce,   b. 31 Mar 1896, Knox County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1966, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emmiline Bruce,   b. Jul 1899, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Flora Bell Bruce,   b. 03 Apr 1903, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980, Lafollette, Campbell County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Calistine Bruce,   b. abt. 1906, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lola E. Bruce,   b. abt. 1909, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F46  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Katherine,   b. 07 Jun 1874, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1943 
    Married  abt. 1914 
    Children 
     1. Neo Bruce,   b. abt. 1874, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 May 2007 
    Family ID  F47  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1870 TN Census: Hezekiah Bruce (Head)
    1870 TN Census: Hezekiah Bruce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 28 July 1870
    Post Office: Jacksboro
    Page: 13
    Location: 9th District, Campbell County, TN

    Family #93
    Hezekiah - head, age 35, farmer
    Nancy - age 28
    James - age 4
    Thomas - age 2
    Meshack - age 1
    1880 TN Census: Hezekiah Bruce (Head)
    1880 TN Census: Hezekiah Bruce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 4 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 124
    Page: 7
    Location: 9th District, Campbell County, Tennessee

    Family #56
    Kiah - Head, age 46, farmer, born in TN, father born in VA, mother born in TN
    Nancy - wife, age 36, born in TN, father born in KY, mother born in TN
    James - son, age 14
    Thomas - son, age 13
    Masach - son, age 11
    John - son, age 9
    Martha - daughter, age 7
    Emily - daughter, age 5
    Susan - daughter, age 2
    1900 KY Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)
    1900 KY Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 11 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 63
    Sheet: 9B
    Location: Flat Lick, Knox County, Kentucky

    1. Thomas - Head, age 32, born Apr 1868, married 8 years
    2. Mahalia - Wife, age 27, born May 1873, married 8 years, mother of 4 and 4 still living
    3. Roscoe - son, age 6, born Jan 1894
    4. Roxie - daughter, age 6, born Jan 1894
    5. Baby Bruce - born Mar 1896
    6. Emily - age 1, born Jul 1899
    1910 TN Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)
    1910 TN Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 12 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 40
    Sheet: 3B
    Location: District 12, Campbell County, Tennessee

    1. Thomas - Head, age 42, married 17 years
    2. Mahala - wife, age 36, married 17 years, mother of 9, 7 still alive
    3. Roscoe - son, age 16
    4. Roxie - daughter, age 16
    5. Josiah - son, age 14
    6. Emily P. - daughter, age 11
    7. Flora B. - daughter, age 7
    8. Calistine - daughter, age 4
    9. Lola - daughter, age 8 months
    1920 TN Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)/ William Holden (Head)
    1920 TN Census: Thomas Bruce (Head)/ William Holden (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 29 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 46
    Sheet: 6B
    Location: Pioneer, Campbell County, Tennessee

    Dwelling #112
    1. Thomas Bruce - age 51
    2. Catherine - wife, age 46
    3. Lola E. - daughter, age 10
    4. Neo? G? - daughter, age 6

    Dwelling #113
    1. William Holden - age 28
    2. Roxie - wife, age 26
    3. Thomas - son, age 5
    4. Leonard - son, age 2
    5. Catherine - daughter, age 6 months
    6. Andrew - age 27, brother
    Death Certificate: Thomas Alexander Bruce
    Death Certificate: Thomas Alexander Bruce
    Mother: Nancy Walden
    Father: Hezekiah Bruce
    Informant: Josiah Bruce
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Headstones
    Thomas Alexander Bruce is buried in Melvin Cemetery.
    Thomas Alexander Bruce is buried in Melvin Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1880 TN Census: Campbell County (9th District), 10 Dec 2006.

    2. [S11] 1870 TN Census: Campbell County (9th District), (Ancestry.com), 10 Dec 2006.

    3. [S18] TN Death Certificate.

    4. [S55] Melvin Cemetery Internments, (Campbell County TNGenWeb), http://tinyurl.com/49jae8..