Madison County



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Veteran's Name: Bruce, Francis Marion

Father: Richard P. Bruce
Residence: Winterset, Madison, Iowa Father's nativity: Garrett County, Kentucky; born 1818; married 1841; died 01 Oct 1909
Occupation: Farmer Mother: Judith A. Keith
Date of birth: 23 Oct 1843 Mother's nativity: Clark County, Kentucky; died 16 Jun 1876, age 65
Place of birth: Brown County, Illinois Wife:  Harriet Templeton
Date of death: 21 Jul 1918 2nd wife: 
Place of death:  3rd wife: 
Place of burial: McDonald Cemetery, Douglas Township, Madison, Iowa  
Cause of death: 


  Lillie (Thomas Gregory) Niblo

  Mrs. Annie Niblo (Robert Stewart)

  Mrs. Pearl Sage (Ray)




  Richard Francis

War record
  Rank: Private Company: I Regiment: 4th
  State: Iowa Organization: Cavalry
  Enlistment date: 24 Oct 1861
  Enlistment age: 18 Residence: Winterset
  Mustered out: 
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 21 Nov 1890, 4th Qr
  Post No.: 55 (176) Age at joining: 46
  Place: Wiinterset Transfers: 
Sources: Roster Iowa Soldiers; Ex. Soldiers living Ia. 1886: - Winterset./ Post 55 Desc Book; See also under John R. Bruce

1. Iowa Census 1895 v. 363, p. 156; Francis M., age 51, born Ill.; Harriett M, 48, b. Ohio; Richard F, 21 and Annie 19, both born Madison Co., Iowa also Edward J, 13; Dellia, 10; Minnie (Pearl) 4, b. Madison Co., Iowa

2. Madison County History 1915 - Richard P. his father was born Garrett Co., Ky 1818, came to Madison County in 1851, had lived in Illinois 17 years before coming to Iowa. Married Judith A. Keith in 1841, who was boen in Clark Co., Ky. Had children John R., Mary J., George Anna, Francis M., Susan V., Caroline M., Nancy B. and Carrie M. Francis M. came to Lincoln Twp., served in Civil War, married harriet Templeton who was born Ohio. Had children Lillie (Mrs. T. G. Niblo of Jackson Twp., R. F. of South Dakota; Annie (Mrs. R. S. Niblo of Dallas County; Robert of Texas, Edward of Des Moines - one died infancy (Arthur Lee); Pearl Mrs. Ray Sage of Lincoln Twp and Della at home.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 14 Sep 2005.