any info on Robert Bruce Hand 1859

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Any info on Robert Bruce Hand b.8-13-1859 Gaston County North Carolina. Tried and convicted for assault  and battery ca 1885. Went to Nassau Bahamas ca,1897 thru 1901 and then to Bermuda until 1930's

 Why did he run?
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1860 census

Name: Robert Hand
Age: 10/12
Birth Year: abt 1859
Gender: Male
Home in 1860: Gaston, North Carolina
Post Office: Stowesville
Family Number: 847
Value of Real Estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Uriah Hand 46
Nancy Hand 41
Samuel Hand 18
Dorcas Hand 12
Alace Hand 10
Alexander Hand 9
Jonathan Hand 6
Andrew Hand 4
Robert Hand 10/12


Source Citation

Year: 1860; Census Place: Gaston, North Carolina; Roll: M653_898; Page: 120; Image: 124; Family History Library Film: 803898

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Info from direct descendant Ancestry tree:

Robert Bruce Hand, aka John B Smith, died March 9, 1936 or Prostatic hypertrophy, acute suppurative parotitis/ Buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill, CT Listed as Notion Salesman, mother Nancy Hanks (incorrect). Mother was Nancy Catherine Beard.

Certificate of Death

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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photo from ancestry tree

Grandpa & Grandma Smith

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Photo taken while in Bermuda

bermuda store 001

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