Levi T. Russell

7 January 1835–28 July 1908 (Age 73)
Beaufort, Carteret, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Levi T.

When Levi T. Russell was born on 7 January 1835, in Beaufort, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Lott Russell III, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Oglesby, was 23. He married Adeline Jackson about 1869, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Woodington, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 28 July 1908, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Levi T. Russell
Adeline Jackson
Marriage: about 1869
Mr Henry William Russell
James R Russell
Herman J Russell
Charles Festus Russel

Spouse and Children


    Adeline Jackson


about 1869
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 18

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 27

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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

Sources (3)

  • Levi Russel in household of John Russel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi T Russel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Levi in entry for Chas Tetus Russell, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.