Cayce Payton Russell

26 July 1906–7 July 1986 (Age 80)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cayce Payton

When Cayce Payton Russell was born on 26 July 1906, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, his father, Harvey Hamilton Russell, was 21 and his mother, Altha Louise West, was 22. He married Dona Bell Lester on 21 December 1948, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Macon, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Civil District 9, Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1986, at the age of 79, and was buried in Haysville, Macon, Tennessee, United States.

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Cayce Payton Russell
Dona Bell Lester
Marriage: 21 December 1948

Spouse and Children

21 December 1948
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Lucy Jane Russell


    Fountain Petty Russell


    Woodrow Wilson Russell


    Julia B Russell


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 6

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Cayce P Russell in household of Harvy H Russell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cayce Russell in household of Harve H Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cayce P Russell in household of H H Russell, "United States Census, 1920"

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