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Re: George Russell
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: August 12, 2008 at 22:51:51
In Reply to: George Russell by Janelle Williams of 14799

Neither of these researchers gave the burial infomration, but I thought you might like to see the information.
ID: I00596
Name: George Russell
Sex: M
Birth: ABT 1794
Event: Creek Indian War 1812 1
Death: 1832 in Franklin Co., Alabama
George Russell was protrayed by Buddy Ebson in the two movies "Davy Crockett and the River Boat Pirates" and "Davy Crockett King of The Wild Fronteer" by Walt Disney.

George Russell was the son of Major William Russell in the area that Rutherford Co., North Carolina which was formed in 1779. Major William Russell was born about the year of 1762 and died in Franklin County Alabama in 1825.

George Russell was born near the Walker Daniel Line about 1795 and was too young to shave in the War of 1812. He was married twice and had a son and daughter-in-law killed in a river boat explosion on the Red River. He also had a grandson that served as the Attorney General of the State of Texas. George had a great nephew, Bean Russell of Wise-Jack County Texas, in a Indian Massacure. George remarried about 1820 in Franklin County Alabama to Leah Jackson. and had about 6 or 7 more children. George Russell died about 1832 in Franklin Co., Alabama. Davy Crockett;s book of 1834 written by HIMSELF devotes two chapters to the war of 1812 and the Russells of Franklin Co., Tennessee. Crockett states that the Major William Russell was the father of George Russell and Captain William Russell Jr. Captain William Russell [married to Lydia Bean] was the son in law of >>Jesse and Elizabeth Mitchell Bean of Independence Co., Arkansas in 1837.

Father: William Russell b: 1762
Mother: Agnes H

Marriage 1 Nancy Brooks
Married: ABT 1815 in Franklin Co., Tennessee
James Russell

Marriage 2 Leah Jackson
Married: 1820

Author: Davy Crockett
Title: Davy Crockett: His Own Story
Publication: Date: 1834;
Source Medium: Book
Name: George Daniel, SR RUSSELL
Given Name: George Daniel, SR
Surname: Russell
Sex: M
Birth: Abt 1794 in near the Walker Daniel Line, now TN
Death: 17 Oct 1831 in near Newburg, Franklin County, AL
Religion: Baptist
Change Date: 6 Nov 2003
Event: Military Service War of 1812
Fought in the War of 1812, 1 Oct 1812 to 1 Jan 1814. Was with his father's Company in the famous Battle of Horseshoe Bend, a bend of the Taladega River. He reported that he first served as a private in Capt Francis JONES' Company of TN Militia from 24 Sep 1813 to 1 Dec 1813, then transferred to Capt Wm RUSSELL's (his father) Spy (Scout) Company of Col BLUE's Regiment of TN Vol Mil and served from 1 Dec 1813 to 4 Apr 1814. Later in 1814 he served again as a private in Capt George MICHIE's Company, Maj
or Wm RUSSELL's Separate Battalion of TN Mounted Gunmen from 28 Sep 1814 to 27 Mar 1815.
About five feet tall, a farmer, dark hair, dark eyes, dark complexion. Description given by widow (Leah) in her pension application. He lived in Franklin County, TN, near Winchester, from the date of his military discharged until 1818, when he moved to Franklin County, AL. From 28 Dec 1820 until his death in 1831 he lived two miles south of Newburg, Franklin County, AL. (National Archives, WO 18015)
George and first wife Nancy witnessed deed of William Russell to Edmond Russell, Franklin County, TN, 17 Feb 1817. [Scarborough, Southern Kith and Kin, 4:223]
George and Elijah Russell witnessed deed from William Russell, Sr, to William Champion, Franklin County, TN, 7 Nov 1818. [Franklin County Deeds]
George's widow, Leah Jackson HUDSON RUSSELL applied for and received 80 acres of bounty land under BL Wt 48807-80-50 while living in Franklin County, AL. She also applied for a pension on 18 Apr 1878 while living in Lawrence County, AL, but the pension was denied. After several years of widowhood, Leah had married Archibald STOVALL and lived with him for a few years before divorcing him. Although she had cataracts on both eyes and could not see even to sign her name, she was not eligible for a pension because of the second marriage.
Census information:
1820 Franklin County, AL, head of family, he over 21 on male age under 21, no females, 4 slaves. [Census, AL Gen Reg 7:164]
1830 Franklin County, AL, head of family, he age 30-39, wife 20-29, 2 sons 10-14, two sons 5-9, one son and two daughters under 5.
This George RUSSELL was portrayed by Buddy EBSON in the Disney Movie "Davy CROCKETT and the River Boat Pirates."

Father: William, SR, Major RUSSELL b: Abt 1762 in probably Tyron County, later became Rutherford County, NC
Mother: Agnes H. "Nancy" UNKNOWN b: Bet 1754 and 1760 in probably Watauga

Marriage 1 Leah Jackson HUDSON b: 14 Jun 1805 in Charlotte County, VA
Married: 28 Dec 1820 in Franklin County, AL by Anthony White, Justice of the Peace
Note: Proved by affidavits of Wilson Hudson and Armstead Bean, December 11, 1850
George Daniel, JR RUSSELL b: 29 Apr 1824 in Franklin County, AL
Benjamin Hudson, 2Lt. CSA RUSSELL b: Abt 1827 in Newburg, Franklin County, AL
Richard RUSSELL b: Abt 1827 in Russellville, Franklin County, AL
Lucy Ann RUSSELL b: 1829 in AL (Cullman or Winston)
Nancy Caroline RUSSELL b: 30 Apr 1830 in Newburg, Franklin County, AL

Marriage 2 Nancy BROOKS b: Abt 1795 in TN
Married: Abt 1814 in Franklin County, TN
James RUSSELL b: in Franklin County, TN
Stillhouse H. RUSSELL
Descendants List
Member: -- Name Restricted -- Nat'l #: 692676 Ancestor #: A0080061.-- Generation Restricted --2.-- Generation Restricted --3.-- Generation Restricted --4.-- Generation Restricted --5.-- Generation Restricted --6.The Said Andrew Jackson Wagner was the child of Mark H Wagner Srborn on 1 - Mar - 1816 at Franklin Co TN died at Mulberry AR on 3 - May - 1898 and his ( 1st ) wife Mary Ann Russell born on 23 - Dec - 1823 at TN died at Mulberry AR on - - 1905 married on - -
7.The Said Mary Ann Russell was the child of William Russell Jrborn on - - 1789 at NC died at Mulberry AR on 3 - May - 1898 and his ( 1st ) wife Lydia Bean born on 15 - Feb - 1791 at TN died at Mulberry AR on - - 1860 married on - -
8.The Said Lydia Bean was the child of Jesse Bean born on - - 1750 at Pittsylvania Co VA died at Mulberry AR on (p) - - 1820 and his ( 1st ) wife Elizabeth Mitchell born on 14 - Mar - 1758 at Washington Co TN died at Mulberry AR on 10 - Sep - 1847 married on - - 1778

Associated Ancestor (Revolutionary) RecordBEAN, JESSE Ancestor #: A008006 Service: NORTH CAROLINA Rank: CAPTAIN Birth: (CIRCA) 1750 PITTSYLVANIA CO VIRGINIA Death: (POST) 1800 TENNESSEE Service Description: 1) MILITIA.

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