Am researching this BRUCE couple and their children.Did any of their daughters marryand stay in Van Buren County, AR?Could not find any BRUCE families living in 1870 Van Buren County, AR but found grandson, Elijah, married and living with his wife and children in Pope County, AR.Are David & Lucinda buried in Van Buren County, AR or any of their children?Appreciate any information relating to this family and their descendants.
DAVID BRUCE(ROBERT, JAMES, JOHN) was born Abt. 1818 in North Carolina, and died Abt. 1866 in Van Buren County, Arkansas.He married LUCINDA BRUCE Abt. 1835.She was born 1820 in Illinois.
Notes for DAVID BRUCE:
1850 Van Buren County, Arkansas census, Cadron Township, November 20, 1850 on Ancestry.com (p.62 of 66)
David C. BRUCE 2MAR
1860 Van Buren County, Arkansas census, Piney Township, PO:Quitman, Page 62 dated August 13,1860 on Ancestry.com (p.63 of 137)
David BRUCE42MFarmerReal Est=$3,000Pers Est=$500NC
David C. "10MAR
Esther C. "4FAR
Loden K. LEARS 2FAR
No BRUCE families found living in 1870 Van Buren County, Arkansas census.
More About DAVID BRUCE:
Military service: Served in the Sac-Indian War, enlisting in Illinois
More About DAVID BRUCE and LUCINDA BRUCE:
Marriage: Abt. 1835
Children of DAVID BRUCE and LUCINDA BRUCE are:
i. CAROLINE BRUCE, b. 1836, Arkansas.
ii. JOHN BRUCE, b. 1837, Arkansas; m. ISABELLA O. ?; b. 1843, Tennessee.
Notes for JOHN BRUCE:
1860 Van Buren County, Arkansas census, Piney Township, PO:Quitman, Page 61 dated August 13,1860 on Ancestry.com (p.62 of 137)
Jno. BRUCE23MFarmerReal Est=$240Pers Est=$115AR
Isabella O. "17FTN
iii. ISAAC BRUCE, b. 1839, Arkansas.
iv. ANDREW BRUCE, b. 1841, Arkansas.
v. ELIJAH BRUCE, b. 1846, Arkansas; m. SARAH A. ?; b. 1842, Arkansas.
vi. DAVID C. BRUCE, b. 1848.
vii. ANN BRUCE, b. 1852.
viii. ESTHER C. BRUCE, b. 1856.
ELIJAH BRUCE (DAVID, ROBERT, JAMES, JOHN) was born 1846 in Arkansas.He married SARAH A. ?.She was born 1842 in Arkansas.
Children of ELIJAH BRUCE and SARAH ? are:
i. ALBERT D. BRUCE, b. 1870, Arkansas.
ii. WILLIAM A. BRUCE, b. 1873, Arkansas.
iii. ARKANSAS BRUCE, b. 1875, Arkansas.
iv. KATE A. BRUCE, b. 1877, Arkansas.
v. JOHN BRUCE, b. 1880, Arkansas.
Elijah & Sarah found in 1880 Lee Township, Pope County, AR census with children.