Horace Greeley Russell

24 December 1868–31 August 1872 (Age 3)
Canaan, Essex, Vermont, United States

The Life of Horace Greeley

When Horace Greeley Russell was born on 24 December 1868, in Canaan, Essex, Vermont, United States, his father, Horace Fletcher Russell, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Melvina Nutting, was 31. He died on 31 August 1872, in his hometown, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Horace Fletcher Russell
1830–1927
Sarah Melvina Nutting
1837–1907
Lucy Russell
1866–
Horace Greeley Russell
1868–1872
Freeman Horace Russell
1871–1967
Clarissa Mabel Russell
1873–
Fletcher Horace Russell
1875–

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World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 4

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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