Ada I. Russell

20 October 1875–29 June 1965 (Age 89)
Colfax Township, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life 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 in 1930. 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
Ada I. Russell
Marriage: 23 June 1927

Spouse and Children

23 June 1927
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Jefferson Russell


    Sarah Rebecca Millikin




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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

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)

  • Ada Isaacs in household of Ira J Isaacs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada I Russell in household of Sarah Russell, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ada Russell in household of N J Russell, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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