As the generations progressed there are many in the family who did not know about Bruce until I posted on him here in a post about his father Allen Suggs (Suggy) Howard. My new cousin shared a letter history Bruce wrote when he was in his late 80's.
"This is a letter history of the ______ Bruce Douglas by any one ever heard of him. He was born 1880 July 11 near
Bruce looks amazingly like his half-siblings!