Lydia Russell

August 1845–11 October 1892 (Age 47)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Lydia

Lydia Russell was born in August 1845, in Indiana, United States. She married Alfred Borton on 11 March 1869, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Webster, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 11 October 1892, at the age of 47, and was buried in Webster, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Borton
Lydia Russell
Marriage: 11 March 1869
Martha Jane Borton
Charles Borton
Clarence Borton
Clarissa "Clara" Borton
Elizabeth B. Borton
Anna Borton
Frederick Russell Borton

Spouse and Children

11 March 1869
Indiana, United States


    Martha Jane Borton



    Clarence Borton


    Clarissa "Clara" Borton



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Lydia Borton in household of Alfred Borton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lydia Russel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Lydia Russell in entry for Fred R Borton and Lucile Pitts, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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