Posted By:Judith Young
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Subject:Perry Bruce and Sophia Golden Hillhouse
Post Date:September 16, 2004 at 05:23:18
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Forum:Hillhouse Family Genealogy Forum
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I am trying to find out about this family. I have Bruce families on the tree from the husbands side and come across this one on my side of the tree with the HIllhouse family. Does anyone know about this family other than what I have already?
I have Sophie Golden Hillhouse family as I have quiet a bit on them. I am trying to find out if the Clarence A. Bruce that is listed in the Elmhurst family is a child of theirs or not. He was not listed with them in the 1880 census and from home I do not have access to other years of census to look for them.

Descendants of Perry Sanford Francis BRUCE


Generation No. 1

1. PERRY SANFORD FRANCIS2 BRUCE (THOMAS1) was born March 28, 1824 in Georgia, and died September 16, 1914 in Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia. He married SOPHIE GOLDEN HILLHOUSE Abt. 1855 in Anderson, South Carolina, daughter of JOSEPH HILLHOUSE and HARRIET GILBERT. She was born November 25, 1831 in Anderson County, South Carolina, and died February 26, 1903 in Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia.

Notes for PERRY SANFORD FRANCIS BRUCE:
Georgia, Elbert County, Elmhurst Cemetery, Surnames B
Name birth death section
Bruce Clarence A. * 05/08/1854 07/06/1880 1 64 8
Bruce J. H. 10/06/1859 03/28/1898 1 64 8
Bruce Nancy 02/28/1803 09/29/1883 1 64 8
Bruce P. S. F. 03/28/1824 09/16/1914 1 64 8
Bruce Sophie Hillhouse 04/08/1831 02/26/1903 1 64 8
Bruce Sydney P. 08/08/1831 06/28/1875 1 64 8
Bruce Thomas 08/08/1799 08/13/1877 1

Source Information:
Census Place Elberton, Elbert, Georgia
Family History Library Film 1254145
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Perry S. F. BRUCE Self M Male W 55 GA Farmer SC GA
Sophie G. BRUCE Wife M Female W 49 SC Keeping House SC SC
Joe H. BRUCE Son S Male W 20 GA At Home GA SC
Jessie BRUCE Dau S Female W 14 GA At School GA SC
Nancy BRUCE Mother W Female W 77 GA At Home GA NC his mother
Harriet HENRY Other S Female B 45 GA Servant GA GA this a servant ?
Frank HENRY Other S Male B 10 GA Servant GA GA this a servant ?

I am not sure if Clarence A. is a child of Perry or Sydney. He may not have shown up in the 1880 census. I need to check the census to see if can find him as Sydneys child.

He was on the muster roll and listed sick at Camp Van Horn, Tennessee
I did not take him up on this offer but use it to allow others to find proof. Found on the Bruce Family Gen Forum.
Hello,
I am a document trader & collector & recently purchased a very exciting document. It is an original muster roll for a Confederate unit - the 9th Battalion Georgia Infantry, Company D. The roll lists a soldier - Perry S.F. Bruce who enlisted March 4, 1862 as a private at Elberton, GA.
I am glad to offer pictures of this very rare document to descendants in exchange for information about the soldiers listed. I also have additional information about the company histories. Please e-mail me directly at softdsign@aol.com Thanks, Joy Shivar JustaJoy Historical Treasures

More About PERRY SANFORD FRANCIS BRUCE:
1st fact: Source for birth is the cemetery listing I found on the internet
Burial: Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, Elmhusrt Cemetery
Census: 1880, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia

More About SOPHIE GOLDEN HILLHOUSE:
1st fact: The cemetery site shows her birthdate as 04/08/1831 this was a source I found on her
Burial: Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, Elmhusrt Cemetery
Census: 1880, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia

More About PERRY BRUCE and SOPHIE HILLHOUSE:
Marriage: Abt. 1855, Anderson, South Carolina
       
Children of PERRY BRUCE and SOPHIE HILLHOUSE are:
       i.       JESSIE3 BRUCE, b. 1856; d. Unknown.

More About JESSIE BRUCE:
1st fact: 1880, Source for her birth census
Census: 1880, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia
No Children: According to researcher

       ii.       INFANT BRUCE, b. Aft. 1845; d. Unknown, South Carolina.

More About INFANT BRUCE:
Burial: Mount Zion South Carolina

       iii.       INFANT TWO BRUCE, b. Aft. 1845; d. Unknown, South Carolina.

More About INFANT TWO BRUCE:
Burial: Mount Zion South Carolina

       iv.       INFANT THREE BRUCE, b. Aft. 1845; d. Unknown, South Carolina.

More About INFANT THREE BRUCE:
1st fact: Source for him is the 1880 cenus
Burial: Mount Zion South Carolina
Never Married: According to researcher.

       v.       JOE H. BRUCE, b. October 06, 1859, Georgia; d. March 28, 1898, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia.

More About JOE H. BRUCE:
Burial: Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, Elmhusrt Cemetery