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Pitts, Bruce, Brogdon (GA. OH, CA) "Af-Amer" Connection

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Re: Pitts, Bruce, Brogdon (GA. OH, CA) "Af-Amer" Connection

Posted: 1351971959000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pitts, Bruce

In 1910 the family was living in Godfrey, Bibb, GA.
Jeb Pitts, b. GA, 40, driver packing house.
Cora, wife, b. GA, 34, had given birth to four children but only three alive in 1910, nurse private family.
Gertrude B., b. GA, 13.
Nellie, b. GA, 10.
Corinth, b. GA, 10.

Joseph Bruce, 29
Married: 14 Oct 1922
Born: Abt. 1893, Lindan, Alabama
Father: Philip Bruce
Occupation: Chauffeur
First Marriage
Mother: Mittie Adams
Spouse: Gertrude Pitts, 29
Born: Abt. 1893, Macon, GA
Father: Zeb Pitts
Mother: Cora Lewis
Married Once Before
Married Name: Gates
Divorced: July 1922

Joseph Bruce, 35
Married: 11 Oct 1927
Born: abt. 1892, Linden, AL
Occupation: Chauffeur
Married Once Before
Father: Philip
Mothr: Mittie Adams
Spouse: nellie Pitts Moore, 30
Born: Macon, GA
Occupation: Nurse
Father: Zeb Pitts
Mother: Cora Lewis
Previously married once.

In 1940 the Bruce family was living in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.
Joseph Bruce, b. GA, 51, houseman private family, education=8th grade.
Nellie, wife, b. GA, 45, maid private family, educ=8th grade.
Gloria, b. TN, 16.

Joseph Bruce
Residence: Cleveland, OH
Born: July 11, 1892, Linden, AL
Nearest Relative: mrs. nellie Bruce, Cleveland
Employer: Walter M. halle, Cleveland
Source: U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards 1942

Joseph Bruce
Born: 1892
Race: Non-white
Residence: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH
Died: 26 Sept. 1958, Cleveland Clinic Hospital per death cert #61790.
Autopsy: yes
Marital Status: Married

Gloria A. Bruce
Born: abt. 1925
School: Flora Stone Mather College for Women, Cleveland, 1945
If you send me your email address, I can send you the picture from the yearbook.

Nellie Inez Pitts Bruce:
Born: 22 Feb 1896, GA
Died: 21 April 1990, Yolo Co., CA
Mother's Maiden Name: Lewis
Father: Pitts
Source: California Death Index 1940-1997.

I suggest you look for her obituary. They might have a copy at Yolo County Archive,

I searched for a Gloria Bruce in California but didn't find one that matched. Need to find her married name. Successful Searching!
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