John Russ

1707–1789 (Age 82)
St Thomas-St Dennis Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Russ was born in 1707, in St Thomas-St Dennis Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Russ, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Ross, was 38. He married Mary Wood on 12 July 1728, in St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died in 1789, in St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Russ
1707–1789
Mary Wood
1710–1806
Marriage: 12 July 1728
David Russ
1730–1790
James Russ
1731–
Edmund Russ
1733–1796
William Russ
1735–1814
Captain Thomas Russ
1747–1798
John Russ
1745–1806

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1728St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (2)

    1776
    Age 69
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
    Age 69
    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rouse .German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’, for example Rudolf.German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusъ ‘reddish’, used as a nickname (compare 6 below and Rus ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rouse

    Sources (4)

    • John Russ, "South Carolina Marriages, 1709-1913"
    • Registry of St. Andrews Parish, South Carolina
    • find a grave

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