Ada I. Russell

Female20 October 1875–29 June 1965

Brief Life History of Ada I.

When Ada I. Russell was born on 20 October 1875, in Colfax Township, Page, Iowa, United States, her father, Nathaniel Jefferson Russell, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Rebecca Millikin, was 42. She married Ira William Payton on 2 December 1896, in Page, Iowa, United States. She lived in Page, Iowa, United States in 1895 and King, Washington, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 June 1965, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira John Isaacs
1878–1956
Ada I. Russell
1875–1965
Marriage: 23 June 1927

Sources (20)

  • Ada I Isaacs, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ada I. Russell - Government record: Census record: birth: 20 October 1875; Page, Iowa, United States
  • Ada I Peyton Or Payten, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1927Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 14

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

    Age 24

    Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: of Norman origin, from Old French and Anglo-Norman French r(o)ussel, a diminutive of Old French rous(e) ‘red, reddish’, used either as a nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, or as a personal name. Compare Rouse . This Norman name has been established in Ireland since the 12th century. It has been reinforced in Britain and Ireland by Huguenot bearers of the name Roussel, of the same Old French origin.

    English: habitational name from any of several places called Rushall (Norfolk, Staffordshire, Wiltshire) or possibly sometimes from Rusthall in Speldhurst (Kent). Rushall in Staffordshire derives from Old English rysc ‘rush, rushes’ + halh ‘nook, corner of land’. Rushall in Norfolk derives from an uncertain first element + Old English halh. Rushall in Wiltshire derives from an Old English personal name Rust (genitive Rustes) + halh. Rusthall in Speldhurst (Kent) probably derives from Old English rust ‘rust, rust color’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’, but with a change in the final element due to influence from Middle English, Old English hall ‘hall, residence’, perhaps referring to a nearby building.

    Americanized form of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of various personal names formed with the element hrōd ‘fame, renown’.

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

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