Russ

about 1826–
Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Russ

When Russ was born about 1826, in Marion, South Carolina, United States, his father, Jonathan Russ, was 52 and his mother, Mary Rodgers, was 49.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Russ
1774–1852
Mary Rodgers
1777–
John Russ
1802–1875
Johnathan Russ Jr.
1804–1849
Mary Russ
1811–
Cynthia Russ
1815–1870
Daugther Russ
1817–
Russ
1819–
Russ
1826–
Thomas W Russ
1805–1880
Stephen Russ
1810–1884
Hugh Russ
1815–1865
Abigail Russ
1820–
Margaret Russ
1821–1865

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Russ

    Male1774–1852Male

    Mary Rodgers

    Female1777–Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1802–1875Male

    Male1804–1849Male

    Thomas W Russ

    Male1805–1880Male

    Stephen Russ

    Male1810–1884Male

    Female1811–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 3

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 4

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Rouse .2 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’.3 German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusu ‘reddish’, ‘blond’, hence a nickname or an ethnic name meaning ‘Russian’.

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

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