Elspeth Russel

5 April 1719–
Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elspeth

When Elspeth Russel was christened on 5 April 1719, in Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Russell, was 40 and her mother, Agnes Taitte, was 36.

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Robert Russell
Agnes Taitte
Isobelle Russelle
George Russell
John Russell
Elspeth Russel
Mary Russel
Henry Russel

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Russell .German: from a pet form of Russ, see Russ 2.northwest German (Rüssel): probably a variant of Rossel .

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

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  • Elspeth Russel, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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