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Subject: Mary Bruce, b. 1715, Aberdeenshire, wife of William Albin
Author: DavidDavis716
Date: Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bruce, Albin

I am working on my Albin-Bruce ancestors of Frederick Co. Virginia. Most of the information I have comes from Ethel Albin's 1989 book, The Virginia Albins. I am trying to pin down the date of death for Mary Bruce, daughter of John Bruce. She was born about 1715 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and married William Albin ca. 1738/9. Ms. Albin did not include a date of death for Mary, but Mary's Find A Grave memorial and other secondary sources frequently give "before 1765." That seems to be in conflict with a statement in Ms.Albin's book that implies that Mary was still alive in 1765 when her husband William died. (See p. 19). Can anyone help with a solid date and reliable source? Thanks
David Davis
Arlington, Virginia