Amaziah Creighton Bruce

Male 1859 - 1931


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  • Name  Amaziah Creighton Bruce 
    Born  20 Dec 1859  Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  20 May 1931  Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • New 2010: From Hardesty Atlas 1882 and Family Records in the possession of Sharon M. Kouns:

      Amasiah Bruce was born in this county (Lawrence) March 1, 1819, and died May 12, 1865. His father, William Bruce, died November 1, 1822, aged 40 years, and his mother, Margaret (Ferguson) Bruce, died July 25, 1840, aged 50 years. They were settlers of this county in 1821. Mr. Bruce and Julia A. Paul were married in Lawrence county November 23, 1845. She is a native of this county, born May 5, 1826. The following are their children:

      1. Willington Bruce b.18 Sept. 1846, resides in this county (Lawrence)
      2. Bennington Bruce b. 3 Sept. 1849, resides in this county.
      3. Roxey Bruce b. 13 Mar 1852 d. 13 Mar 1852
      4. Sarah J. Bruce b. 1 Nov 1853 married a Wilson, resides in this county.
      5. Victor Bruce b. 26 Dec 1855 resides in this county.
      6. Elizabeth Bruce b. 4 March 1858 married a Damarn; resides in Wayne Co. West Va.
      7. Amasiah C. Bruce b. 20 Dec. 1859; resides at home (1882) Amaziah Creighton Bruce and Sarah Ellen ( ) were married 5 June 1888 at Louisa, Kentucky.

      Amaziah Creighton Bruce (family book of records) was born on Dec. 20,1859; Sarah Ellen Bruce was born 23 Dec. 1864 Fort Gay, West Virginia. ?Mother died Jan. 20, 1934 at 3:20 a.m. Saturday a t 70 years of age). Father died at the age of 72 years. He had a stroke of paralysis. Died May 20th 1931. He was 72 years old.

      Children of Amaziah C. and Sarah Ellen ( ) Bruce:
      1. Wayne D. Bruce was born on Friday May 10, 1889, d. Wed. night August 17, 1949 at 10 o?clock in Columbus, Ohio at his residence, he was 60 years old. (written down the side of the book page Wayne Bruce died Sept.1899 on the 6th)
      2. Taylor Vincent Bruce was born on Saturday July 25,1891 d. 6 Sept. 1899, age 8
      3. Mabel Irene Bruce was born on Thursday October 24, 1895. Mabel married Samuel Walstein Kouns. She died 7 Feb. 1968 at one o?clock on Sunday.
      4. Alice Elizabeth Bruce was born on Tuesday Sept. 11, 1900, she died 18 May 1980 age 79 years. She married Dr. O. A. Gray who died age 76. He died at 7 minutes after eleven at night at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky, April 24, 1957 of a heart attack. Dr. Oscar Addison Gray b. 27 Oct. 1880. M. D. The oldest child of Leonard and Franklin Gray born in Hardin Co., Ky. Was 76 years old when he passed away. His mother?s name was Mary Alice Hynes (Hines) Gray.
      Alice E. Bruce was baptized May 11, 1913 at the Ohio Baptist Church, Union Landing, Ohio by Rev. E. E. White. She married Dr. O. A. Gray son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Franklin Gray. His mother was Mary Alice Hynes of Hardin Co. Ky. Dr. O. A. Gray was born Oct. 27, 1880 in Harden Co., Ky.
      5. Avanelle Louise Bruce was born on 3 Sept. on Wednesday morning 1902.
      6. William Bruce b. 20 Sept. 1863; resides at home (1882)
      The parents of Mrs. Bruce are Nimrod and Jane (Forgi) Paul. The former died Nov. 10,1880. William M. Bruce, a brother of Amasiah , was a soldier in the late war; also four of the brothers Mrs. Bruce served in the war. They were Sardine, Martin V. B. and Joshua Paul served in the Union Army, and Claybourn Paul in the Southern Army. He was living in the South when the war broke out, and was forced to enlist. Mrs. Bruce is a resident of Perry township, where she is engaged in farming. Address: Forest Dale, Lawrence Co.,Ohio.
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      Bruce, A. C. - IET May 21, 1931 - A. C. Bruce, farmer of Union Landing, died this afternoon, 72 years old. Death followed from a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Bruce was born at Deering and spent practically all his life in Lawrence county. He had resided at Union Landing during the last 29 years. . . He is survived by his widow, Sarah and four children, Avanelle and Alice at home, Wayne of Russell and Mrs. S. W. Kouns of South Point. One child preceded him in death. Burial in Woodland Cemetery.
    Person ID  I2295  Brubaker
    Last Modified  26 Dec 2010 

    Father  Amasiah Bruce,   b. 1 Mar 1819, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Julia A. Paul,   b. 5 May 1826, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Nov 1845  Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3502  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Ellen Damron,   b. 23 Dec 1864, Fort Gay, West VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1934 
    Children 
    >1. Wayne D. Bruce,   b. 10 May 1889,   d. 17 Aug 1949, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Taylor Vincent Bruce,   b. 25 Jul 1891,   d. 6 Sep 1899
    >3. Mabel Irene Bruce,   b. 24 Oct 1895,   d. 7 Feb 1968
     4. Alice Elizabeth Bruce,   b. 11 Sep 1900,   d. 18 May 1980
     5. Avonelle Louise Bruce,   b. 3 Sep 1902
     6. William Bruce,   b. 20 Sep 1863
    Last Modified  26 Dec 2010 
    Family ID  F0743  Group Sheet