Sadie Louise Westmoreland

19 August 1905–27 August 1985 (Age 80)
Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of Sadie Louise

When Sadie Louise Westmoreland was born on 19 August 1905, in Charles, Maryland, United States, her father, Henry Samuel Westmoreland, was 38 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Boswell, was 25. She married James Madison Russell on 24 October 1919, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Newport Magisterial District, Warwick, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 27 August 1985, in Newport News, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Newport News, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Russell
Sadie Louise Westmoreland
Marriage: 24 October 1919
James Madison Russell Jr.
William Penn Russell
Annie Mae Russell
Thomas Woodrow Russell Sr.
Charles Atwood Russell

Spouse and Children

24 October 1919
Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 12

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: regional name for someone from the former country of this name, originally named in Old English as Westmōringaland ‘territory of the people living west of the moors (i.e. the Pennines)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sadie Russell in household of James M Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sadie L Russell in household of James M Russell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susie Russell in household of Mary Westmoreland, "United States Census, 1920"

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