Biography of Major Thaddeus Bruce
Madison County, NY Biographies





Bruce, Major Thaddeus, was born in Massachusetts. and the family trace their descent from Robert Bruce of Scotland. He married Nancy Dana. Joseph Bruce came to the town of Canastota in 1800, and married Maria, daughter of John D. Nellis. He was a prominent merchant and farmer of his town; was appointed major in 1812, and went to Sackett's Harbor. He took an active interest in school and church matters, and died in 1872. Joseph W. Bruce was educated in the common schools and Cazenovia Seminary. In 1856 he married Caroline, daughter of Seth Starr, and they have one daughter, Mrs. Alfred E. Dew. Mr. Bruce is one of the leading men of his town, a practical and successful farmer, and is interested in all public matters. He received the nomination for governor of the State of New York from the Prohibition party in 1895. He is recognized as a man of conservative character who has ever received and merited the respect of his associates.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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