Paul Russell

23 July 1778–September 1852 (Age 74)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Paul

When Paul Russell was born on 23 July 1778, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Stephen Russell, was 56 and his mother, Zilpha Mosher, was 39. He married Phebe Myrick on 17 December 1802, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in September 1852, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74.

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Paul Russell
Sarah Booth
Marriage: 20 October 1813
Levi Russell
Hope Russell
Phebe Ann Russell
Paul Russell
Pardon Russell
Perry Russell

Spouse and Children

20 October 1813
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    Levi Russell


    Hope Russell


    Phebe Ann Russell


    Paul Russell


    Pardon Russell


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Paul Russell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Paul Russell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Paul Russell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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