John G. Russell

1847–1920 (Age 73)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of John G.

When John G. Russell was born on 9 August 1847, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Francis M. Russell, was 26 and his mother, Rose Ann Richeson, was 20. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Margaret P. Powell. He died on 10 September 1920, in Mount Gilead, Morrow, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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John G. Russell
1847–1920
Margaret P. Powell
Carrie L. Russell
1880–1889
John Evan Russell
1893–1965

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–1920Male

    Margaret P. Powell

    FemaleFemale

children

(2)

    Carrie L. Russell

    Female1880–1889Female

    John Evan Russell

    Male1893–1965Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

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.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 20

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (2)

  • John Grove Russell, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • John Grove Russell, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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