Laura Annis Russell

27 May 1852–10 April 1926 (Age 73)
Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laura Annis

When Laura Annis Russell was born on 27 May 1852, in Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, John Guy Russell, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Thompson, was 27. She married Lewis Chase on 6 August 1878, in Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salem Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 April 1926, in Columbia Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Old Salem Cemetery, Salem Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis Chase
Laura Annis Russell
Marriage: 6 August 1878
Nora Olive Blanche Chase
Wilkie Emmet Chase

Spouse and Children

6 August 1878
Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States


    Nora Olive Blanche Chase


    Wilkie Emmet Chase


Parents and Siblings




    William Emmet Russell


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 8

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Laura A Chase in household of Lewis Chase, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Chase in household of Mary A Russell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Russell in entry for Nora Denison, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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