Emily Post

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    Marian Bruce

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandmother of Emily Post
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    • ABT 1812 
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    • Maryland 
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    • 23 May 1842 
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    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland 
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    • Published accounts of Marian Bruce's life refer to her as a first cousin of Francis Scott Key. The will of her brother Charles Key Bruce confirms the relationship with the following bequest in his will:

      “To my cousin, Francis Scott Key, of Washington City, the sum of one thousand pounds sterling, and to each of his two unmarried daughters, the sum of 500 pounds sterling.”

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  • Sources for Marian Bruce

    • 3 Federal Census, MD, Baltimore (Independent City), 1860, Baltimore Ward 11, p. 90, Image 89 of 257, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 4 Federal Census, MD, Allegany County, 1850, Cumberland, Image 120 of 140, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 5 Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850, Marriage record for William Price and Marion Bruce, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 Brown, Jacob, Brown's Miscellaneous Writings Upon a Great Variety of Subject: Prepared and Written from 1880 to 1895, Cumberland, Maryland: J. J. Miller (1896), 149, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Claridge, Laura, Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners, New York: Random House Trade Paperback Edition (2009), 7.
    • 9 Thomas, James W. and Judge T.J. C. Williams, History of Allegany County, Maryland, Volume 1, Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company (1969), 309.