George Shutter BRUCE

Male 1841 - 1932  (90 years)


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  • Name George Shutter BRUCE 
    Born 24 Apr 1841  Mara Township, North Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Feb 1932  Beaverton, Thorah Twp., Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 02 Mar 1932  Stone Church Cemetery, Thorah Twp. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00390  BRUCE FAMILY
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2012 

    Father Robert BRUCE,   b. 19 Jul 1806, Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1892, Point Mara, Mara Twp., Ontario Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann SHUTTER,   b. 26 Dec 1821, Markham, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1885, Poin Mara, North Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1839  York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie GRAHAM,   b. 25 Dec 1843, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1931, Beaverton, Thorah Twp., Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 20 May 1872  Orillia, Simcoe County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert BRUCE,   b. 08 Mar 1873, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1955  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary BRUCE,   b. 15 May 1875, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1912  (Age 37 years)
     3. John BRUCE,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1962  (Age 85 years)
     4. Charlotte BRUCE,   b. 05 Nov 1879, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 101 years)
    Family ID F00245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Notes for GEORGE SHUTTER BRUCE:
      LIVED ON CONCESSION I,MARA TOWNSHIP,ACROSS THE FIELDS ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTH OF THE PETER MUIR FARM.LATER LIVED ON VICTORIA AVENUE, BEAVERTON.
      1901 census Mara twp. residence was at north half of lot 12 concession 1; the house was a brick 7-roomed home on 200 acres ofland with 3 ot-buildings.rents another 97 acres.
      ORBITUARY: "The Beaverton Express" 3 March 1932
      Beaverton's oldest eitzen Gone, Mr Geo.S.Bruce,Victoria Street, passed away Monday------91years of age.
      Following closely his brother.Mr Robert Bruce.,whose death we recorded in these columns last week at the age of 89,Mr geo.S.Bruce,one of Mara's pioneers and for a number of years a resident of Beaverton.passed away at his home Victoria Street.,Beaverton after a lengthy illness at the age of 91 years. Mr Bruce was born in Mara township and spent the greater part of his life on his farm. On retiring from active farming some years ago he took up residence in Beaverton. Mr Bruce was a very bright intelligent man,and in his younger days was one of Mara's best known local politicians having been a member of the council in those rough old days when the township was nothing but bush, He served in the council during the time of its early administration and was acquainted with all the political celebrities who canvased the northern township. He was an execellent conversationist and possessed until recently of an excellent memory., was a pleasing recounter of the early days in whose struggles he took part. Mr Bruce leaves to mourn his passing one daughter Miss Charlotte at home,and two sons, Robert of Thorah and John of Mara.His wife predeceased him a year ago.The sympathy of the community is extended to the family. The funeral was conducted by Rev.Mr Hare and was largely attended.Interment was made in the Stone Church Cemetery Thorah.
      More About GEORGE SHUTTER BRUCE:
      Burial: Stone Church Cemetery, Thorah, Ontario Canada
      Fact 1: KNOWN AS 'LITTLE GEORGE'