Margaret Wyper Russell

20 June 1872–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Wyper

When Margaret Wyper Russell was born on 20 June 1872, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Russell, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Gardiner, was 22.

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Family Time Line

John Russell
1849–
Elizabeth Gardiner
1850–
John Russell
1869–
Marion Johnston Russell
1870–
Margaret Wyper Russell
1872–
Jessie Brown Russell
1874–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Margaret Wyper Russell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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