Joshua Russell

Darcy Lever, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Russell was born in 1768, his father, William Russell, was 38 and his mother, Betty Norris, was 38. He married Mary Hall on 18 March 1786. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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Joshua Russell
Mary Hall
Marriage: 18 March 1786
Thomas Russell
John Russell
Samuel Russell
Samuel Russell
Alice Russel
Ann Russel
Joshua Russell
Mary Russell
Joshua Russell

Spouse and Children

18 March 1786
Bolton, Lancs, Eng.


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World Events (6)


Age 47

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 57

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 62

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joshuah Russell in entry for Samuel Russell, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Joshua Russell in entry for Samuel Russell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joshua Russell in entry for John Russell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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