William Cyprien Russell

22 August 1857–19 November 1910 (Age 53)
Snow, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Cyprien

When William Cyprien Russell was born on 22 August 1857, in Snow, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Marjorique Roussel, was 34 and his mother, Adélaïde Boucher, was 34. He married Frances Rosenheimer on 22 September 1873, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 19 November 1910, at the age of 53.

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William Cyprien Russell
Frances Rosenheimer
Marriage: 22 September 1873
George W Rosenheimer

Spouse and Children

22 September 1873
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    George W Rosenheimer




Parents and Siblings

    Marjorique Roussel


    Adélaïde Boucher




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 15

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • George Rousel in entry for George W Rosenheimer, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Wm. P. Russel in entry for Russel, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • William Russell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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