Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Robert Bruce[1]

Male Cal 1816 - 1892  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Robert Bruce 
    Born CALC 12 Jul 1816  , Northumberland Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-339128 
    Died 29 Jan 1892  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Cause: Cause: Heart Failure (10 days) 
    Buried 1 Feb 1892  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I339128  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Elizabeth Wight,   b. 1821, , Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1900, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Bruce,   d. Bef 1862
     2. Bruce,   d. Bef 1862
     3. James Bruce,   b. CALC 2 Feb 1845, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1926, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     4. Andrew Bruce,   b. CALC 8 Jan 1850,   d. 8 Oct 1862  (Age ~ 12 years)
     5. Mary Jane Bruce,   b. 7 Jan 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Bruce,   b. 11 Jul 1857, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1929, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F247972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 12 Jul 1816 - , Northumberland Co., England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Failure (10 days) - 29 Jan 1892 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Feb 1892 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Died, In Blenheim on Friday, Jan. 29th, at 2: 30 o'clock p.m. Robert Bruce, Aged 75 years 6 mos, and 17 days. The Funeral Will take place from his late residence, lot 7, concession 10, on Monday, February 1, at 1: 30 o'clock p.m., to the Ayr Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances respectfully invited to attend. Ayr, January 29, 1892.1a

      1aWaterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S529] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Cedar Creek CC#4490 Internet Link.
      Sacred/ To The Memory Of/ Andrew/ Son Of Robert &/ Elisabeth Bruce/ Who Died Oct. 8, 1862/ Aged 12 Y'rs 9 Mo/ Also Two Of Their Daughters/ Who Died In Infancy./ [Broken & Lying On Ground.]

    2. [S820] Census - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - 1852, Div 2 pg 42.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Robert Bruce/ 1817 - 1892/ Elizabeth Wight/ his wife/ 1821 - 1900/ James Bruce/ 1845 - 1926

    4. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 35747 (1929), William Bruce.
      William Bruce, b. 11 Jul 1857 Blenheim Twp., mail courier, s/o Robert Bruce (b. Northumberland, England) & Elizabeth Wight (Selkirkshire, Scotland) informant: Mary J. Sommerville of Ayr, (sister), d. 20 Jun 1929 Ayr, cause: chronic myocarditis (10 years) & Siltiral? Regurgatiation? (40 years)

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Bruce/ William Bruce/ born July 11, 1857/ died June 20, 1929/ his wife/ Ellen Elliott/ born Mar. 4, 1854/ died Jan. 5, 1930
      [Back/West] Robert Bruce/ 1817 - 1892/ Elizabeth Wight/ his wife/ 1821 - 1900./ James Bruce/ 1845 - 1926