'Bruce09'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bruce of Cowden, Bruce of Downhill, Bruce of Killeleagh, Bruce of Kinnaird, Bruce of Newton

Patrick Bruce of Newton
m. Janet Jackson
1. William Bruce of Newton
  The following comes from Commoners (vol iv, Bruce of Clackmanan and Cowden or Newton).
  A. Alexander Bruce of Newton
  i. William Bruce of Newton, later of Cowden (d 27.01.1801)
  m. Janet Bruce (dau of Henry Bruce,13th of Clackmannan)
  a. William Bruce of Cowden (d 22.01.1807, captain)
  m. Margaret Oliver (dau of Robert Oliver by Margaret, dau of William Russel of Kingseat & Slipperfield)
(1) Margaret Bruce of Cowden
  b.+ other issue (d unm) - Henry, Jean, Sarah
  ii. Catherine Bruce (b c1694, d 04.11.1791)
  m. Henry Bruce of Clackmannan (dsps 08.07.1772)
  B. William Bruce (Captain) probably of this generation
  m. Janet Bruce of Auchenbowie (dsp 10.1708)
2. Michael Bruce (minister of Killinchy, co. Down)
  m. (1659) Jean Bruce (dau of Robert Bruce of Kinnaird) @@ below
  A. James Bruce (d 1726, minister of Killeleagh)
  m. (25.09.1685) Margaret Traill (b 04.08.1662, d 05.1706, dau of James Traill of Tolychin (Tallachin))
i. Michael Bruce (b 7.07.1686, minister of Hollywood, co. Down)
  m. Mary Ker
  a. Samuel Bruce
  m. Rose Rainey (dau of Robert Rainey of Magherafelt)
(1) William Bruce (minister in Belfast) had issue
  m. Susanah Hutton (dau of Robert Hutton)
  ii. Patrick Bruce (b 11.04.1692, minister of Killeleagh)
  m. (1718) Margaret Hamilton (dau of James (John?) Hamilton of Ladyland)
a. James Bruce of Killeleagh (b 1720)
  m. (1762) Henrietta Aston (dau of Hon. Rev. H. Hervey-Aston, son of John, 1st Earl of Bristol)
  (1) Sir Henry Hervey Aston Bruce, 1st Bart of Down Hill (Downhill) (d 1822, Rev.)
  m. (10.11.1786) Letitia Barnard (d 11.04.1816, dau of Rev. Henry Barnard (son of William (Bishop of Derry) & brother of Thomas (Bishop of Limerick)) by Mary, dau of Stratford Canning of Garvagh)
  (A) Sir James Robertson Bruce, 2nd Bart of Downhill (b 04.09.1788, d 22.04.1836, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (20.09.1819) Ellen Hesketh (d 14.07.1864, dau of Robert Bamford Hesketh of Gwyrch Castle)
  (B) Sir Henry William Bruce of Ballyscallion (b 02.02.1792, d 14.12.1863, Admiral) had issue
  m1. (09.02.1822) Jane Cochrane (d 22.06.1830, dau of Admiral Sir Alexander Forester Cochrane)
  m2. Louisa Mary Michnin Dalrypmple (d 1834, dau of Col. George Dalrymple)
  (C) Stewart Crawford Bruce (b 20.01.1801, d 18.02.1878) had issue
  m. (06.12.1828) Helen Baillie Alves (d 23.091.1873, dau of William Alves of Enham Place)
  (D)+ other issue - Frederick Hervey (b 20.08.1787, d unm), Letitia (d unm), Frances Elizabeth (d 18.02.1876), Fridiswid (d unm), Elizabeth Louisa (d 26.07.1897), Harriet Frances (d unm), Anne Isabella (d unm 16.07.1878)
  (2) Sir Stewart Bruce, Bart (dsp 19.03.1841, genealogist)
  m. (18.10.1838) Emma Ramsbottom (dau of James Ramsbottom of Clewer Lodge)
  (3) Fridiswid Bruce (d 1785)
  m. (1781) Daniel Mussenden of Larchfield
  b.+ other issue
  iii. Mary Bruce (b 1703)
  m. _ Fleming
  iv.+ other issue - William (b 06.09.1702), Elinor (b 1704, d unm), Magdaline (b 1705, d unm), 2 others
  B.+ other issue - Robert, Michael, Ann



Robert Bruce, 1st of Kinnaird (d 1631)
m. Martha Douglas (dau of George Douglas, 1st of Parkhead)
1. Robert Bruce, 2nd of Kinnaird (d Naseby 1645)
  m. Margaret Menteith (dau of Sir William Menteith of Kerse)
  A. Robert Bruce, 3rd of Kinnaird (dsp Worcester 1651)
  m. Marion Rollo (dau of James Rollo of Duncrub, widow of Sir James Bruce of Powfoulis)
  B. Alexander Bruce, 4th of Kinnaird (d 1711)
  m1. (1664) Helen Bruce (dau of Sir Robert Bruce, 10th of Clackmannan)
i. Helen Bruce
  m. (1685) David Hay, 3rd of Woodcockdale (d before 01.06.1697, son of John, 2nd of Woodcockdale)
  a. David Hay, 4th of Woodcockdale, later Bruce of Kinnaird (b 25.11.1696) had issue
  m. (1726) Marion Graham (b 01.04.1705, dau of James Graham, 1st of Airth)
  (1) James Bruce probably fits here
  (A) Mary Bruce
  m. Charles Lennox Cumming, later Cumming-Bruce (b 20.02.1790)
  b. Helen Hay (bpt 31.12.1687)
  m. William Hamilton (d 15.01.1754, son of William, 3rd of Wishaw)
c.+ other issue - Alexander (b 21.01.1689, d young), John (b223.12.1690, d young), Margaret (b 30.08.1683)
  ii. Jean Bruce (bpt 28.10.1669)
  m. Henry Bruce, 14th of Clackmannan (b c1661, d 1741/2)
  m2. (02.11.1676) Margaret Elphinstone
  C. Rebecca Bruce
  m. Rev. Andrew Young
D. Maria Bruce (bpt 01.09.1599) probably the Mary who married ...
  m1. John Macpherson
  m2. Alexander Broun of Bassendean
  D. Elizabeth Bruce
  m. (26.04.1624) John Campbell, 2nd of Moy
  E. Martha Bruce
  m. (1648) John Ramsay (brother of laird of Barnbougle)
  F. Jean Bruce
  m. (mcrt 30.05.1659) Michael Bruce (b c1635, minister of Killinchy, son of Patrick of Newton) @@ above
  G.+ other issue - James, John (Rev.), Anna (bpt 10.03.1595), Margaret (bpt 09.07.1598), Jean (bpt 21.01.1601)
2. Marie Bruce
  m. (mcrt 12.01.1618) Michael Elphinstone, 1st of Quarell (son of Alexander, 4th Lord)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BP1934 (Bruce of Downhill)
(2) For lower section : RedBookScot (Perthshire, Bruce of Kinnaird (2nd family))
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