Brucetown does still exist. William and Fanny Coyle Dawes are buried there. Their daughter Julia married Washington Sewell Merchant in Brucetown on February 8, 1871. Julia died in Charlestown, Jefferson County, West Virginia. She died on November 27, 1871 at the age of 26, six days after giving birth to their only child, Julia A. Merchant. Julia Frances Dawes Merchant was buried at Brucetown.