Samuel Russell

1672–
Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Russell was born in 1672, in Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Russell, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Pitman, was 29.

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Henry Russell
1641–1683
Elizabeth Pitman
1643–1683
Samuel Russell
1672–
Thomas Russell (Mariner)
1675–1696
Thomas Russel
–1676
Elisabeth Russell
1677–1720
Mary Russell
1679–
Henry Russell
1681–
Sarah Russell
1683–1727

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 104

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Fort Lee Built

Age 104

Fort Lee was built in 1776. It is historic to the American Revolution but was also used during the War of 1812 and American Civil War. It is a unique design called earthwork meaning the fort is basically built out of a mound of dirt.

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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