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Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin

Also Known As: "9th Earl of Kincardine"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Charlestown, Fife, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bruce, 8th Earl of Kincardine; William Bruce; Janet Roberton and Janet Bruce
Husband of Martha Bruce, Countess of Elgin and Martha Bruce
Father of Martha Bruce; Janet Bruce; The Hon Charles Bruce; Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin; William Robert Bruce, 10th Earl of Kincardine and 6 others
Brother of Rachel Bruce; Lieut.-Gen. Thomas Bruce; Christian Erskine; William Bruce and James Bruce

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About Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin

Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin and 9th Earl of Kincardine (6 July 1732 – 14 May 1771) was the son of William Bruce, 8th Earl of Kincardine. His mother was Jane Roberton, daughter of James Roberton ( principal Lord of Session) and great-granddaughter of advocate and judge Lord Bedlay.

On 1 June 1759, he married Martha Whyte and they had eight children:

  • Lady Martha Bruce (b. 3 June 1760), died young
  • Lady Janet Bruce (b. 2 July 1761), died young
  • William Robert Bruce, Lord Bruce (b. 15 January 1763), died young
  • William Robert Bruce, 6th Earl of Elgin (1764–1771)
  • Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766–1841)
  • Hon. Charles Andrew Bruce (1768–1810), Governor of Prince of Wales's Island
  • Hon. James Bruce (1769–1798), Member of Parliament
  • Lady Charlotte Matilda Bruce (28 May 1771 – March 1816), married Admiral Philip Charles Durham

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors. "Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin's Timeline

1732
July 6, 1732
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1759
June 1, 1759
Age 26
1760
June 3, 1760
Age 27
1761
July 2, 1761
Age 28
1763
January 15, 1763
Age 30
1764
January 28, 1764
Age 31
1766
July 20, 1766
Age 34
Broomhall, Fife, Scotland
1768
January 18, 1768
Age 35
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1769
March 23, 1769
Age 36
March 23, 1769
Age 36