Russel Darrow Jr.

Brief Life History of Russel

When Russel Darrow Jr. was born on 20 January 1816, in Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Russell Darrow, was 40 and his mother, Deliverance Eaton, was 35. He married Alice Webber about 1840, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Charlotte, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 4 November 1900, in Vermontville, Vermontville Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Nashville, Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Russel? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Russel Darrow Jr.
Alice Webber
Marriage: about 1840
Eugene Darrow
William Wallace Darrow
Addison O Darrow
Albert Darrow

Sources (14)

  • Russel Darrow, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Russell Darrow, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Russel Darrow in entry for Eugene Darrow, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


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

Name Meaning


variant of Darragh .

habitational name from Darroch near Falkirk (Stirlingshire), said to be named from Gaelic darach ‘oak tree’. Compare Darroch .

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.