John Russell

1759–Male (Age NaN)
Darcy Lever, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Russell was born in 1759, his father, William Russell, was 29 and his mother, Betty Norris, was 29. He married Betty Fletcher on 14 June 1786. They were the parents of at least 6 sons.

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Family Time Line

John Russell
1759–
Betty Fletcher
1759–1825
James Russell
1787–
William Russell
1790–1791
William Russell
1792–
Thomas Russell
1794–
John Russell
1796–
Robert Russell
1800–1803

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 42
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815
Age 56
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 64
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

Possible Related Names

Roussel
Russler
Rowsell
Rouse
Russel

Sources (16)

  • John Russell in entry for Betty Russell, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • John Russel in entry for Robt. Russel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Russel in entry for Thomas Russel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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