Russel Darrow Jr.

20 January 1816–4 November 1900 (Age 84)
Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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 5 years. He died on 4 November 1900, in Vermontville, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Nashville, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1840New York, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    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
    Age 11
    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.
    Age 30
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: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.

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    Sources (13)

    • Russel Darrow, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Russel Darrow in entry for Eugene Darrow, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Russel Darrow in household of Albert Darrow, "United States Census, 1900"

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