George Bruce

M, #7762, b. circa 1792
     George Bruce was born circa 1792 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was a whitefisher, fisherman and fish merchant. He married Janet Bruce at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 October 1815.1
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Bruce, 45; Janet Bruce, 40; Janet Bruce, 20; Helen Bruce, 15; George Bruce, 14; John Bruce, 12; Jean Bruce, 10; Elizabeth Bruce, 8; Christina Bruce, 3.2

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at North Extremity, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Bruce, head; Jannet Bruce, wife; Margret Bruce, daughter; Mary Bruce, daughter; Murdoch McKenzie, grandson.3

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 12 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Bruce, head; Jannet Bruce, wife.4

Children of George Bruce and Janet Bruce

Citations

  1. [S6339] George Bruce, Janet Bruce, Surname: Bruce. Forename: George. Spouse Name: Jannet Bruce. Date: 26/10/1815. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 40 344. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S6351] 1841, Scottish Census, "George Bruce, male, age 45, born in county, white fisher, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6352] 1851, Scottish Census, "George Bruce, head, married, male, age 59, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher, resident at North Extremity."
  4. [S6353] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Bruce, head, married, male, age 70, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), retired fisherman, resident at 12 Portknockie."