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Thomas and Magdalen (_____) Bruce 
Origins
 
   
Birthplace: 
Probably Scotland
Birthdate: 
ABt 1630-1640
Ancestry/history: 

Unknown, possibly Scottish prisoner taken by Cromwell at Dunbar and resettled in the colonies.See general background: 
   
Immigration
 
   
 Immigration Date: 
Prob abt 1650-70 (after the Great Migration), possibly as prisoner of Cromwell after Scottish defeat.
First Record:
April 21, 1676, list of inhabitants of Sudbury, Mass
 Immigration Marital status: 
Probably single
Ship: 
Unknown
   
Biographical and Family
 
   
Biographies:  The Michael Roman Biography of Thomas Bruce
   
 Resided: 
Sudbury by 1676 > Marlborough 1670
   
Spouse: 
Magdalen (_____)
Children:
Thomas, Jr., John, Roger, David
   
Notable descendants: 
 
   
Subsequent generations:
Roger, see Forbush
   
Notes: 
Wife Magdalen may be another line for us, if Thomas migrated single, as is suspected. Her origins are unknown, however. 

It is interesting that a child of Thomas Bruce, suspected to be of Scottish origins, married a Forbush, also thought to be of Scottish origins.

 
Resources and Research
   
Resources: 
 The "mother" of Bruce research is: NEHGR 136:294-306, 1982
  
Other citations for Bruce's are:
NEHGR 1889, p 372
NEHGR 1882, p 192
NEHGR 1881, p 219
   
 Gates Resources and Research
Related Links:
   
   
   
Kansas Pioneers Lineage
       
       1   Thomas Bruce 1640 - 1714 
      ..  +Magdalen 1650 - 1706 
      .... 2   Roger Bruce 1670 - 1733 
      ........  +Elizabeth Forbush 1669 - 1746 
      ........... 3   Abijah Bruce 1693 - 1774 
      ...............  +Mary Woods 1687 - 1775 
      .................. 4   Artemus Bruce 1728 - 1811 
      ......................  +Mary Latiny 1732 - 1811 
      ........................ 5   Elijah Bruce 1760 - 1835 
      ............................  +Abigail Whitney 1763 - 1847 
      ............................... 6   Abigail Whitney Bruce 1806 - 1884 
      ...................................  +Nehemiah Willis Fisher 1805 - 1859 
      ...................................... 7   Eleanor Serepta Fisher 1843 - 1924 
      ..........................................  +Henry Gilbert Baldwin 1836 - 1894 
      ............................................ 8   Arthur Willis Baldwin 1876 - 1961 
      ................................................  +Inez Evangeline Hallock 1886 - 1976 
       
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