Nicholas DURE, Junr.
(Abt 1782-Aft 1841)
(Abt 1785-Aft 1841)
John Mitchelmore DURE
Sarah AMEY
(Abt 1815-1906)
Charlotte DURE


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Robert BRUCE

  • Amey Sarah BRUCE
  • Mary Ann May BRUCE
  • Charlotte Roberta BRUCE
  • Matilda Jane BRUCE

Charlotte DURE

  • Born: Jul 1839, Brock, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Married: 12 Mar 1872, Thorah, Ontario, Canada 2
  • Died: 16 Jan 1917, Mara, Ontario, Canada 3

  Research Notes:

Charlotte Bruce, of Beaverton, Ontario, born in Brock, Ontario, housewife, married, daughter of John Dure and Sarah Amey, died aged 78 years. Informant Robert Bruce of Brechin, Ontario.

Charlotte Bruce died aged 77 years, 6 months (gravestone inscription) 1.



"On Tuesday January 16, Mrs Charlotte Bruce,wife of Robert Bruce.Lot 11 con 3, Mara passed away at the ripe age of seventy-eight years. She was born in the township of Brock and came to the township of Mara with her brother Henry Dure in the year 1868, and was married to Robert Bruce in 1871 [ sic]. To them were born four daughters: Mrs David Speedie who predeceased her mother several years. Mrs S. Fraleigh of London. Ont., Mrs Malcolm Campbell of Mara and Miss Matilda at home with her father. Her last illness was very short, she being up and around the home until Saturday before her death. Mrs Bruce was brought up in the Anglican Church. Being fond of reading, her mind was stored with much that was good, and for this reason it was always pleasant and profitable to converse with her. She was a wise and loving mother, a kind and sympathetic neighbour. She leaves to mourn her loss three daughters and her husband. The service at home was conducted by Rev. A. E. McCutchings and Rev. R. Chidley. The pallbearers were her three brothers, Edward, James and Robert Dure, two sons-in-law.David Speedie and Sydney Fraleigh and John Ritchie." 4

  Marriage Information:

Charlotte married Robert BRUCE, son of Robert BRUCE and Mary Ann SHUTER, on 12 Mar 1872 in Thorah, Ontario, Canada 2. (Robert BRUCE was born on 4 May 1843 in Mara, Ontario, Canada and died on 22 Feb 1932 in Thorah, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.)

  Marriage Notes:

Robert Bruce, 28, of Mara, born in Mara, Bachelor, Farmer, son of Robert Bruce & Mary Ann Shuter, and
Charlotte Dure, 29, of Brock, born in Brock, Spinster, daughter of John Dure & Sarah Amey

Witness: Henry Dure


1 FindAGrave.

2 Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927, p. 358.

3 Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947, p. 43, no. 023335.

4 The Orillia Times, 8 Feb 1917.

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