Mell Russell

13 July 1883–13 March 1969 (Age 85)
Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Mell

When Mell Russell was born on 13 July 1883, in Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, her father, Albert Russell, was 25 and her mother, Nellie Salzman, was 22. She lived in Denver Township, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Election District L, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 13 March 1969, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States.

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Albert Russell
Nellie Salzman
Mell Russell
Don A Russell
Jean S Russell

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Russell


    Nellie Salzman





    Don A Russell


    Jean S Russell


World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 7

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Mell Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mell Russell in household of Albert Russell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mell Russell in household of Al Russel, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

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