William Melvin Russell

15 December 1888–23 January 1955 (Age 66)
St John, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of William Melvin

When William Melvin Russell was born on 15 December 1888, in St John, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Thomas Russell, was 32 and his mother, Agnes Evelyn Charles, was 26. He married Enid Lucille Davis on 17 August 1929, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 23 January 1955, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Melvin Russell
1888–1955
Enid Lucille Davis
1902–1991
Marriage: 17 August 1929
William Richard Russell
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1929
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    William Richard Russell

    Male1931–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890

Age 2

1890: Reconstructed Idaho Information; population 2,311
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • William Melvin Russell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Melvin Russell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Wm Melvin Russell in household of John Russell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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