Can;t help you much, butper 1920 census,Marshall, Harrison Co TX, James R. Bruce, 42 TX had wife Fannie 37; dau Ella Mae, dau 7. =============================================== Back in 2001 Carol answered your post about Ed R. Bruce & Rebecca Ray. They were parents of James R. Bruce as shown on 1880 census Harrison Co TX page 357B)
Edward R. Bruce, age 30, born AR, father born Scot. and mother born AL.Rebecca, age 27, born TX, parents born AL. Children: Ella 12, Mollie 10, Thomas 7, Robert 3 all born TX Interesting that Edward had daughter Ella & your Robert Bruce had daughter Ella Mae. This is all the info I have, hope it's helpful.