Charles Russell Linnell

Brief Life History of Charles Russell

When Charles Russell Linnell was born on 8 September 1829, in New York, United States, his father, Rufus B. Linnell, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Lucy B. Melvin, was 22. He married Nancy Adeline Allen on 30 November 1854, in Henry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 17 December 1889, in Clinton Township, Rock, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Clinton Township, Rock, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Russell Linnell
1829–1889
Mary DeLois Lenhart
1845–1892
Marriage: 22 February 1866
Chester Holloway Linnell
1866–1933
Clinton H. Linnell
1866–
Victor Carroll Linnell
1868–1947
Charles Redmond Linnell
1869–1941
Rufus C Linnell
1871–1872
Henry Edgar Linnell
1875–1957

Sources (27)

  • Chas R Lennel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chas R Linnell, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Chas R Linnell, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

World Events (8)

1832 · Black Hawk War

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

1834

Historical Boundaries: 1834: Putnam, Illinois, United States 1839: Marshall, Illinois, United States

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Lyne Hill in Penkridge, Staffordshire.

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

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From findagrave.com

CHESTER H. LINNELL (1885), a progressive farmer of Clinton township, owning 120 acres of the southwest quarter of section 3, has been a resident of Rock county for twenty-six years. He is the son of C …

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