James Russell

about 1794–
Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Russell was born about 1794, in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Russell, was 32 and his mother, Judith Crompton, was 31. He married Betty Smalley on 8 June 1818. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

James Russell
1794–
Betty Smalley
1797–1798
Marriage: 8 June 1818
Thomas Russell
1818–
Henry Russell
1820–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1818
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 7

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 21

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 31

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

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)

  • James Rusell in entry for Thomas Rusell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Rusell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Rusell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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