Descendants of John Bruce

by

Rick Settle, Bruce Family Members, Keith Bobbitt

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHN1 BRUCE was born in Tennessee, and died 1882. He married MAHALA MAYS. She was born in Tennessee, and died 1909.

Notes for JOHN BRUCE:

This John and Mahala Bruce may have been the one's listed on the 1870 and 1880 Census records of Simpson County, Kentucky. If so, there are several older children not accounted for here. Rick Settle.

 

Children of JOHN BRUCE and MAHALA MAYS are:

2. i. ROBERT E. LEE2 BRUCE, b. August 20, 1867, Kentucky; d. June 18, 1949, Greenville, Kentucky.

ii. ALICE BRUCE, b. 1869.

iii. CHARLES BRUCE, b. 1873.

iv. JOHN BRUCE, b. 1875.

v. MARY BRUCE, b. 1877.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. ROBERT E. LEE2 BRUCE (JOHN1) was born August 20, 1867 in Kentucky, and died June 18, 1949 in Greenville, Kentucky. He married MINNIE DELL RAGER April 20, 1893 in Todd County, Kentucky, daughter of HARRELL RAGER and DIANNA MAYHAN. She was born 1876 in Todd County, Kentucky, and died 1938 in Kentucky.

Notes for ROBERT E. LEE BRUCE:

The names of Robert E. Lee Bruce's parents, John Bruce and Haley Mayes, were taken from a copy of his death certificate. Rick Settle.

The information was provided by Archie Bruce, son of Robert E. Lee and Minnie Bruce. Robert E. Lee Bruce is buried in Heltsley's Cemetery in Clifty, Todd County, Kentucky. Rick Settle.

For clarification.  This Archie Bruce was my grandfather and the father of Archie Robert Bruce, Jr. who married Sandra Tabb.   Keith Bobbitt

 

 

More About ROBERT E. LEE BRUCE:

Burial: Heltsley's Cemetery, Clifty, Todd County, Kentucky

 

Children of ROBERT BRUCE and MINNIE RAGER are:

3. i. ARCHIE ROBERT3 BRUCE, b. February 21, 1900, Todd County, Kentucky; d. September 21, 1970, Greenville, Kentucky.

ii. ALBERT SIDNEY BRUCE, b. 1893, Todd County, Kentucky; d. 1916.

4. iii. VIOLA MAE BRUCE, b. 1897, Todd County, Kentucky; d. 1929, Owensboro, Kentucky.

iv. CLARENCE L. BRUCE, b. 1907, Todd County, Kentucky; d. 1926.

v. CLEMENTINE BRUCE, b. 1908, Todd County, Kentucky.

vi. EULA MAE BRUCE, b. April 05, Todd County, Kentucky; m. (1) CHARLIE FARBER, Abt. 1930; m. (2) JOE SNYDER, Aft. 1950; b. October 18.

vii. EDGAR BRUCE, b. Aft. 1910, Todd County, Kentucky.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. ARCHIE ROBERT3 BRUCE (ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born February 21, 1900 in Todd County, Kentucky, and died September 21, 1970 in Greenville, Kentucky. He married MARY PEARL BROWN December 26, 1921 in Todd County, Kentucky. She was born April 09, 1903 in Todd County, Kentucky, and died March 21, 1991.

More About ARCHIE ROBERT BRUCE:

Burial: Heltsley's Cemetery, Clifty, Todd County, Kentucky

More About MARY PEARL BROWN:

Burial: Heltsley's Cemetery, Clifty, Todd County, Kentucky

 

Children of ARCHIE BRUCE and MARY BROWN are:

5. i. HAZEL MALVINA4 BRUCE, b. November 08, 1924, Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky; d. October 06, 1976, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

ii. EARL B. BRUCE, b. October 20, 1922, Beech Creek, Kentucky; d. August 09, 1932, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky.

More About EARL B. BRUCE:

Burial: Heltsley's Cemetery, Clifty, Todd County, Kentucky

6. iii. MINNIE AUDELINE BRUCE, b. May 25.

7. iv. BETTYE (SALLY) BRUCE, b. September 18.

8. v. ALICE FAYE BRUCE, b. December 03, 1934.

9. vi. CHERRY DIMPLE BRUCE, b. May 25, 1937, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

10. vii. ARCHIE ROBERT BRUCE, JR., b. March 26, 1943, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

11. viii. DONALD RAY "NORMAN" BRUCE, b. October 18.

12. ix. JAMES EDWARD BRUCE, b. June 18, 1945, Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

13. x. ERIE LEE BRUCE, b. March 31, 1930, Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

4. VIOLA MAE3 BRUCE (ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born 1897 in Todd County, Kentucky, and died 1929 in Owensboro, Kentucky. She married HENRY EUTHER SETTLE, SR. Abt. 1920 in Todd County, Kentucky, son of JAMES SETTLE and LIZZIE MCGEHEE. He was born September 11, 1900 in Todd County, Kentucky, and died March 16, 1984 in Owensboro, Kentucky.

 

Children of VIOLA BRUCE and HENRY SETTLE are:

i. ROBERT EARL4 SETTLE, b. August 18, 1921.

ii. U.J. SETTLE, b. August 06, 1924, Owensboro, Kentucky; m. IONE GROVES, Kentucky; b. Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

iii. HENRY EUTHER SETTLE, JR., b. May 19, 1926.

iv. BILLY LEON SETTLE, b. February 09, 1929.

 

Generation No. 4

 

5. HAZEL MALVINA4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born November 08, 1924 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, and died October 06, 1976 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She married LEYBURN KENNETH BOBBITT October 19, 1942 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, son of ROY BOBBITT and MARY BYERS. He was born January 06, 1913 in Bevier, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, and died June 24, 1997 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

More About HAZEL MALVINA BRUCE:

Burial: October 10, 1976, Methodist Church Cemetery, Island, McLean County, Kentucky

More About LEYBURN KENNETH BOBBITT:

Burial: June 27, 1997, Methodist Church Cemetery, Island, McLean County, Kentucky

 

Child of HAZEL BRUCE and LEYBURN BOBBITT is:

14. i. KEITH BARD5 BOBBITT, b. April 18, 1943, East Alton, Illinois.

 

6. MINNIE AUDELINE4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born May 25. She married (1) RICHARD EDWARD LEE April 10, 1944 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died September 10, 1971. She married (2) THOMAS WORRELL May 05, 1952 in Maryland. He was born November 03.

 

Child of MINNIE BRUCE and RICHARD LEE is:

15. i. GAYLE5 LEE, b. September 21, 1946, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

7. BETTYE (SALLY)4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born September 18. She married (1) DON PHILLIPS. He was born August 04. She married (2) PAUL DAVIS.

 

Children of BETTYE BRUCE and DON PHILLIPS are:

i. GARY5 PHILLIPS, b. April 14.

ii. LARRY PHILLIPS, b. May 24.

iii. DEBBIE PHILLIPS, b. January 17.

 

8. ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born December 03, 1934. She married DELBERT EUGENE SPARKS October 28, 1950. He was born October 09, 1927.

 

Children of ALICE BRUCE and DELBERT SPARKS are:

16. i. DEBRA FAYE5 SPARKS, b. January 13, 1952.

17. ii. ESTHER LEE SPARKS, b. February 24, 1954.

18. iii. MICHAEL EDWARD SPARKS, b. August 25, 1955.

19. iv. ANTHONY EUGENE SPARKS, b. February 20, 1960.

 

9. CHERRY DIMPLE4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born May 25, 1937 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married JAMES L. BREWER December 28, 1955 in Springfield, Tennessee. He was born November 22, 1934.

 

Children of CHERRY BRUCE and JAMES BREWER are:

20. i. PATRICIA ANN5 BREWER, b. August 08, 1959, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

21. ii. SHIRLEY SUE BREWER, b. October 18, 1962, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

22. iii. THERESA JANE BREWER, b. January 28, 1965, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

23. iv. JAMES L. BREWER, JR., b. April 29, 1970, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

10. ARCHIE ROBERT4 BRUCE, JR. (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born March 26, 1943 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married SANDRA TABB January 04, 1964 in Paradise, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She was born May 26, 1946 in Paradise, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

Children of ARCHIE BRUCE and SANDRA TABB are:

24. i. LISA5 BRUCE, b. January 09, 1966, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

25. ii. CYNTHIA LYNN BRUCE, b. March 23, 1968, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

 

11. DONALD RAY "NORMAN"4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born October 18. He married GILDA DAVILA. She was born September 01, 1935, and died August 15, 1973 in Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

 

Child of DONALD BRUCE and GILDA DAVILA is:

i. DONALD ROBERT5 BRUCE, JR., b. April 12, 1968, Puerto Rico; d. September 1970, Puerto Rico.

More About DONALD ROBERT BRUCE, JR.:

Burial: September 1970, Puerto Rico

 

12. JAMES EDWARD4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born June 18, 1945 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married KAREN JO RAGER. She was born October 25, 1949 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

Children of JAMES BRUCE and KAREN RAGER are:

26. i. PENNY RAE5 BRUCE, b. February 15, 1969, Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

27. ii. SCOTT EDWARD BRUCE, b. August 10, 1971, Beechmont, Kentucky.

 

13. ERIE LEE4 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born March 31, 1930 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married ROBERT LEE WARNER August 29, 1959. He was born June 08, 1929 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

 

Child of ERIE BRUCE and ROBERT WARNER is:

i. KAREN CHRISTINE5 WARNER, b. December 18, 1964.

 

Generation No. 5

 

14. KEITH BARD5 BOBBITT (HAZEL MALVINA4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born April 18, 1943 in East Alton, Illinois. He married MARY KATHERYN ZUBER December 09, 1967 in Neu Chapel, U. of E., Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She was born August 01, 1946 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

 

Children of KEITH BOBBITT and MARY ZUBER are:

i. LORI ANN6 BOBBITT, b. February 05, 1971.

ii. BRIAN KEITH BOBBITT, b. July 26, 1978.

 

15. GAYLE5 LEE (MINNIE AUDELINE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born September 21, 1946 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married DON COMPTON June 10, 1967 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. He was born June 30.

 

Child of GAYLE LEE and DON COMPTON is:

i. JON6 COMPTON, b. March 25.

 

16. DEBRA FAYE5 SPARKS (ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born January 13, 1952. She married DAVID LEE BROWN January 17, 1970. He was born November 27, 1953.

 

Children of DEBRA SPARKS and DAVID BROWN are:

28. i. DESHANNAN RAE6 BROWN, b. August 16, 1970.

29. ii. DAVID LEE BROWN, JR., b. May 17, 1974; d. May 05, 2001.

iii. DAWN RENEE BROWN, b. July 18, 1975; m. MARTIN RUIZ MARTINEZ, November 14, 1995.

 

17. ESTHER LEE5 SPARKS (ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born February 24, 1954. She married (1) FREDERICK DUVALL December 17, 1971. He was born May 03, 1951. She married (2) CHARLES EDWARD TOXIE March 07, 1980. He was born November 04, 1943, and died November 17, 1998.

More About ESTHER LEE SPARKS:

Divorced: August 30, 1978

 

Children of ESTHER SPARKS and FREDERICK DUVALL are:

30. i. FREDERICK6 DUVALL, JR., b. October 22, 1973.

ii. JASON CHRISTOPHER DUVALL, b. January 18, 1976.

iii. JOSEPH ROBERT EUGENE DUVALL, b. August 02, 1977; m. HARLENA FAYE LAMBERT, October 16, 1999; b. March 28, 1979.

 

18. MICHAEL EDWARD5 SPARKS (ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born August 25, 1955. He married KIMBERLY RENEE CULP November 12, 1977. She was born May 29, 1957.

 

Children of MICHAEL SPARKS and KIMBERLY CULP are:

i. KRISTEN RENEE6 SPARKS, b. March 06, 1984.

ii. MICHELLE KIMBERLY SPARKS, b. December 20, 1985.

 

19. ANTHONY EUGENE5 SPARKS (ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born February 20, 1960. He married (1) CINDY LOU VANCAMP October 03, 1981. She was born March 07, 1959. He married (2) PATRICIA LOU SICURELLA February 23, 1991. She was born May 01, 1955.

More About CINDY LOU VANCAMP:

Divorced: September 1989

 

Children of ANTHONY SPARKS and PATRICIA SICURELLA are:

i. DREW ELIZABETH6 SPARKS, b. February 09, 1993.

ii. QUINN ALLISON SPARKS, b. February 07, 1995.

 

20. PATRICIA ANN5 BREWER (CHERRY DIMPLE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born August 08, 1959 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. She married JACKIE DONALD PERKINS II June 11, 1977 in Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born July 24, 1958.

 

Children of PATRICIA BREWER and JACKIE PERKINS are:

i. JACKIE DONALD6 PERKINS III, b. June 24, 1981, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.

ii. JAMES DUSTIN PERKINS, b. March 05, 1984, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.

iii. JENNA DANIELLE PERKINS, b. April 14, 1989, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

21. SHIRLEY SUE5 BREWER (CHERRY DIMPLE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born October 18, 1962 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married ROBERT KEVIN HUNT January 07, 1984 in Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born May 05, 1959 in Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

Child of SHIRLEY BREWER and ROBERT HUNT is:

i. KIRSTEN LEIGH6 HUNT, b. September 17, 1993, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.

 

22. THERESA JANE5 BREWER (CHERRY DIMPLE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born January 28, 1965 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married DENNIS KEITH PENDLEY May 22, 1987 in Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born January 02, 1963.

 

Children of THERESA BREWER and DENNIS PENDLEY are:

i. KATELYN MARIE6 PENDLEY, b. July 22, 1994, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.

ii. KRISTEN PAIGE PENDLEY, b. March 14, 1996, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

23. JAMES L.5 BREWER, JR. (CHERRY DIMPLE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born April 29, 1970 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married TINA DENISE CHAPPELL July 18, 1992 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She was born June 12, 1970.

 

Children of JAMES BREWER and TINA CHAPPELL are:

i. MACKENZIE LYNNE6 BREWER, b. March 22, 1996, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

ii. BAILEY CORINNE BREWER, b. September 01, 1999, Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

24. LISA5 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT4, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born January 09, 1966 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She married (1) JAMES REED. He was born October 12, 1963 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She married (2) DANNY ERVIN BAKER May 16, 1995. He was born February 21, 1966 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

More About LISA BRUCE:

Divorced: August 1986, First Time

Remarried: November 19, 1988, To Same Person

 

Children of LISA BRUCE and JAMES REED are:

i. MICHAEL ROBERT6 REED, b. July 20, 1987, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

ii. AMANDA ELIZABETH REED, b. July 18, 1989, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

 

25. CYNTHIA LYNN5 BRUCE (ARCHIE ROBERT4, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born March 23, 1968 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She married JASON FARLEY AULT October 22, 1994. He was born January 19, 1968 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

 

Children of CYNTHIA BRUCE and JASON AULT are:

i. JOSIE CATHERINE6 AULT, b. November 02, 1998, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

ii. A GIRL AULT, b. November 2001.

 

26. PENNY RAE5 BRUCE (JAMES EDWARD4, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born February 15, 1969 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married HAROLD LEE GATES. He was born July 01, 1967 in Weir, Kentucky.

 

Child of PENNY BRUCE and HAROLD GATES is:

i. TAYLOR ADDISON6 GATES, b. March 21, 1999.

 

27. SCOTT EDWARD5 BRUCE (JAMES EDWARD4, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born August 10, 1971 in Beechmont, Kentucky. He married DANA MICHELE TURNER. She was born February 23, 1975 in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

 

Child of SCOTT BRUCE and DANA TURNER is:

i. SYDNEY KAITLYN6 BRUCE, b. June 24, 2000, Beechmont, Kentucky.

 

Generation No. 6

 

28. DESHANNAN RAE6 BROWN (DEBRA FAYE5 SPARKS, ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born August 16, 1970. She married ROBERT EUGENE YOUNG June 29, 1991. He was born January 04, 1969.

 

Children of DESHANNAN BROWN and ROBERT YOUNG are:

i. ALEXANDER EUGENE7 YOUNG, b. January 22, 1994.

ii. BAILEE ANN YOUNG, b. August 09, 1996.

 

29. DAVID LEE6 BROWN, JR. (DEBRA FAYE5 SPARKS, ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born May 17, 1974, and died May 05, 2001. He married CHRYSTAL RICHELLE RIOS April 24, 1993. She was born May 03, 1974.

 

Children of DAVID BROWN and CHRYSTAL RIOS are:

i. DAVID MICHAEL7 BROWN, b. July 21, 1992; d. June 30, 2000.

ii. DEVON LEE BROWN, b. February 15, 1994.

iii. DONOVAN ANTHONY BROWN, b. May 02, 1995; d. June 04, 1995.

iv. DANIELLE FAYE BROWN, b. February 23, 1997.

v. DALLAS TREVOR BROWN, b. April 06, 1999.

 

30. FREDERICK6 DUVALL, JR. (ESTHER LEE5 SPARKS, ALICE FAYE4 BRUCE, ARCHIE ROBERT3, ROBERT E. LEE2, JOHN1) was born October 22, 1973. He married KRISTINA MAE REESE December 18, 1993. She was born May 02, 1973.

 

Children of FREDERICK DUVALL and KRISTINA REESE are:

i. DYLAN EDWARD7 DUVALL, b. August 05, 1994.

ii. TRENTON LEE DUVALL, b. March 31, 2000.