Alexander Bruce

#699, b. 13 April 1797, d. 1851
Father*John Bruce b. 30 Apr 1748, d. 1827
Mother*Elizabeth Clay b. 13 Jan 1755, d. 1832
     Alexander Bruce was born on 13 April 1797 Garrard County, Kentucky. He was the son of John Bruce and Elizabeth Clay. Alexander Bruce married Amanda Malvina Fitzalan Bragg 18 February 1819 Lewis County, Kentucky.1 Alexander Bruce died 1851 , in Vanceburg, Kentucky.
     He
Taken from old clippings dealing with Kentucky family history, newspaper
unknown. These clippings are about 100 years old (1997). Reprinted in
Kentucky Explorer, Volume 11, Number 9 - March, 1997. p. 80. Garrard
County.

John Bruce, an early pioneer, settled in Garrard County, Kentucky,
and was a Revolutionary soldier. His son, Alexander Bruce, was born on
September 5, 1795. Was educated at Transylvania College, Lexington,
Kentucky, and married Amanda Bragg, daughter of Thomas Bragg, a
Revolutionary soldier, of Fauquer [sic] County, Virginia. This John Bruce
probably married Elizabeth, daughter of Dr. Henry and Rachel Porall (sic) Clay,
of Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Rachel Clay was born January 13, 1739.
Dr. Henry was born in 1736, died in Bourbon County, January 17, 1820. His
first wife, Rachel, died April 27, 1820, age 81 years.

Bruce Bragg Clay
=
Lexington-Fayette-KY Fauquier-VA Mecklenburg-VA Bourbon-KY
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Taken from old clippings dealing with Kentucky family history, newspaper
unknown. These clippings are about 100 years old (1997). Reprinted in
Kentucky Explorer, Volume 11, Number 9 - March, 1997. p. 80. Garrard
County.

John Bruce, an early pioneer, settled in Garrard County, Kentucky,
and was a Revolutionary soldier. His son, Alexander Bruce, was born on
September 5, 1795. Was educated at Transylvania College, Lexington,
Kentucky, and married Amanda Bragg, daughter of Thomas Bragg, a
Revolutionary soldier, of Fauquer [sic] County, Virginia. This John Bruce
probably married Elizabeth, daughter of Dr. Henry and Rachel Porall (sic) Clay,
of Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Rachel Clay was born January 13, 1739.
Dr. Henry was born in 1736, died in Bourbon County, January 17, 1820. His
first wife, Rachel, died April 27, 1820, age 81 years.

Bruce Bragg Clay
=
Lexington-Fayette-KY Fauquier-VA Mecklenburg-VA Bourbon-KY.

Child of Alexander and Amanda

Last Edited=24 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S61] Jordan R, et. al. Dodd, Early American Marriages: Kentucky to 1850. (Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, n.d.), from Ancestry.com, via Ancestry.com.