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Re: Russell, Lamar Pontotoc Co.,Ms. 1800`s
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: January 09, 2012 at 00:57:10
In Reply to: Russell, Lamar Pontotoc Co.,Ms. 1800`s by Mike Lindsey of 14806

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Subject: Re: Looking of Russell's @ Alabama area
Date: 19 Nov 2004 11:12:06 -0700

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My Thomas Lamar Russell was born 1850 in DeKalb, Ala.

His parents Walter Russell and Mary Lamar I believe married there about 1849. The 1850 census of the northeastern Alabama county of DeKalb enumerates Walter S. Russell, age 26, school teacher, his wife Mary, age 24 and son Thomas L., age 8 months. They are living in Wills Valley.

Walter and family then moved to Calhoun County, Mississippi according to the 1860 census and served in Co. D (Dixie Rebels] of the 31st Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Later all the family moved to Texas.

Still trying to find proof of Walter's parents. Any help would be appreciated..
R-5 Contact - Penny

Russell Lineage Abstracts of Tested Lines

Updated 7-Sep-2010

•Walter S. Russell b 1824 GA m.(1) Mary Lamar, m.(2) Mrs. Elizabeth McBride TX
•Thomas Lamar Russell b 1850 DeKalb Co., AL m.(1) Sarah Jane McBride TX m.(2) Mary E. Stewart TX
•Thomas Clifton Russell b 1870 Belton, Bell Co., TX m Etta Mayes
Entry of Oct 9, 1998 at 13:51 [EST]
From: Tom Russell -

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"Russell Connection": Seeking Walter S. Russell, born 1824 in Georgia, died Oct. 1, 1878 in Bell County, Texas, married (lst wife) Mary Lamar, b. 1826, Pickens County, SC, died 1869, Bell County, Texas (2nd wife) Elizabeth (McBride) unknown maiden name, b. 1837 in Arkansas, d. May 15, 1907 in Bell County. He was my gggrandather. Looking for any information on his parents. His children of first wife were: Thomas Lamar Russell, b. 1850 DeKalb Co., AL Martha N. Russell, b. 1853 Calhoun Co., MS Williiam M. Russell, b. 1854 Calhoun Co., MS James Russell, b. 1856, Calhoun Co., MS Betty Russell, b. 1857 Calhoun Co., MS His children by second wife were: Samuel N. Russell, b. 1876, Bell Co. TX Nanny M. Russell, b. 1878, Bell Co. TX Please let us hear if you have this family in your list. Thanks, Tom 214 331 1548 Fax 214 3394273 1607 So. Montreal Ave., Dallas, Texas 75208
A South Carolina Russell born about the same time as Walter and John M.
ID: I523677352
Name: Matthew Ripley RUSSELL
Given Name: Matthew Ripley
Surname: Russell
Sex: M
Birth: 22 Aug 1820 in Pendleton Co. SC
Death: 1861/1865 in Dekalb Co. Alabama
MARL: 15 Apr 1845 Dekalb Co. Alabama
Change Date: 7 Apr 2003
Note: He was suffering from measles when Union soldiers came in to his home demanding he get out of bed and show them where to cross the river (Tenn.River),in the cold rainy night.He caught Pneumonia and died a few days later.

Marriage 1 Nancy Jane BRYANT b: 22 Apr 1823 in Tn
John Henry RUSSELL b: 20 Jun 1847 in Dekalb Co. Alabama
Matthew's father is Osburn Russell...

ID: I576
Name: Osburn RUSSELL
Surname: Russell
Given Name: Osburn
Sex: M
Birth: from 1787 to 1789 in SC
Death: 6 Jul 1863 in DeKalb, AL
_UID: 9B836FC8CE56D511969C00E0988D307C4213
Note: Married at least twice. **He also had at least 4 other children according to early census records.***

Father: Matthew RUSSELL I b: from 1 Jan 1735 to 1 Jan 1740 in Ulster, Ireland?
Mother: Verlinda LAMAR

Marriage 1 Mary UNKNOWN
William B. RUSSELL
Matthew Ripley RUSSELL
Ruth Armanda RUSSELL

1850 United States Federal Census
about Osburn Russell
Name: Osburn Russell
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1790
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1850: District 19, Jackson, Alabama
Gender: Male
Family Number: 144
Household Members: Name Age
Osburn Russell 60
Mary Russell 55
Ellen Russell 30
Rutha Russell 20
Harriet Russell 18
Martha Russell 14

1860 United States Federal Census
about Osburn Russell
Name: Osburn Russell
Age in 1860: 75
Birth Year: abt 1785
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1860: Northern Division, De Kalb, Alabama
Gender: Male
Post Office: Head Spring
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Osburn Russell 75
Mary Russell 70
Ellen Russell 40
Harriet J Russell 24
ID: I538
Name: Matthew RUSSELL I
Surname: Russell
Given Name: Matthew
Suffix: I
Sex: M
Birth: from 1 Jan 1735 to 1 Jan 1740 in Ulster, Ireland?
Death: 5 Jul 1812 in Pendleton, Anderson County, SC or Pee Dee, Craven Co., Sc
Note: Thought to have come to US through port of Philadelphia, PA around 1750. Was still in Cumberland Co., PA in 1760 before moving a few years later to NC.

Marriage 1 Jane MCINTIRE
Married: Abt. 1760 in Cumberland Co., PA
Thomas H. RUSSELL b: 7 Jun 1761 in Cumberland Co., PA
Elizabeth RUSSELL b: 1763
David RUSSELL b: 1766 in Buncombe, NC
Matthew RUSSELL II b: 1 May 1771 in Mecklinburg Co, NC or Buncombe, Nc
James RUSSELL b: Oct 1775/1778 in Mecklinburg Co, NC

Marriage 2 Verlinda LAMAR
Married: Abt. 1785 in Cumberland Co., PA
Josiah RUSSELL b: 1785
Osburn RUSSELL b: from 1787 to 1789 in SC
Linnea RUSSELL b: 1789

Matthew was a DAR he provided beef to the American army.

RUSSELL, MATTHEW Ancestor #: A207875 Service: SOUTH CAROLINA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: (CIRCA) 1735 Death: (ANTE) 3-1-1813 PENDLETON DIST SOUTH CAROLINA Service Source: SC ARCH, ACCTS AUD #8632, ROLL# 48.161Service Description: 1) PROVIDED BEEF



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Pedgree for R4 on the Russell Results page

1. Matthew Russell, Sr. born about 1735 in Ireland, died July 1812 Pendleton District, SC. Married Jane McIntire.

2. Matthew Russell Jr., born 30 April 1771 in Mecklenburg Co., NC died 5 June 1846 in Macon Co., NC. Married Rozine Strain.

3. James Russell born 30 March 1799 in SC. died 29 January 1867. Married Sarah Cabe.

4. Anderson Petty Russell born about 1825 in Macon Co., NC died before 1900 in Erath Co., TX. Married Lucinda Emiline Hayes.

5. John Taylor Russell born 21 October 1868 in Macon Co., NC, died 9 March 1942 Erath Co., TX. Married Lucy Florence Barbee.

6. Earnest Gooch Russell born 16 February 1900 Erath Co., TX died 1 December 1970. Married Edna Mae Wilson.

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Re: Jane MCINTIRE(not sure of spelling) and Matthew Russell in NC
JudithRussell500 (View posts) Posted: 19 Jan 2008 12:36PM
Classification: Query

The Russell dna project at does have about 4 or 5 members who all descend, probably, from Matthew Russell and Jane McIntire and who all match each other genetically.

If you know of a living male Russell in your family, your family might consider pooling money to pay for a dna test kit for the male family line. A 25 marker kit would cost about $160.

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