Posted By:Byford Bruce
Subject:Yandell / Bruce connection
Post Date:May 01, 2012 at 09:21:25
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Forum:Wilson County, TN Genealogy Forum
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Brothers Samuel T. Bruce 1831-1888 and James Van Cleve Bruce 1836-1927 of Jefferson County Illinois married two Yandell girls, sisters we think, who were born in Wilson county, Tn. Samuel married Martha J. Yandell 1833-1884 on 2 Oct 1855 in Illinois. James married Elizabeth Hannah Yandell 1844-1866 in Illinois on 6 Oct 1859. Was hoping someone might have some information on the girls. Their parents were maybe and I repeat, MAYBE, James Henderson Yandell and Leanna Jones. We believe Sam and James' father James Gibson Bruce, 1800-1863 lived in Wilson County for about 20 years in the early 1820s before migrating to illinois but we can't prove that either